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Hello

Been away for too long I must have lost my mind.

I sold my 83 aspe and purchased a 85 yamaha maxim.

I am in the process of selling the maxim too small, very fast but too small.

I found this new toy down in Georgia and look forward to getting her in my girage.

I am told that the stator may be gone but I thought the 83's really didn't have stator trouble.

Anywho look forward to bringing this scooter back to life.

More to come

Paul
 

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:waving:The GL1200 was known for stator problems but the GL1100 was quite trouble free of stator problems. How many miles on the '83 that you are buying? That's a good looking bike!
 

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100K and it's original miles, just broken in.

I have already replaced a stator on a 1200 so if by chance it is the stator, it will be a nice winter project. This is a friend of mine brothers bike so I feel pretty certain it will be ok. Not too bad for $800 bucks.

This will be my 3rd wing restore, getting excited

The old lady is not too excited but she will get over it when the wind flows through her hair.
 

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May be just a bad stator plug forward of the battery. Pull the left side cover and disconnect the stator plug and check the insides of it for burning, corrosion and broken connectors. Find any of this then straight solder the wires together.
 

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May be just a bad stator plug forward of the battery. Pull the left side cover and disconnect the stator plug and check the insides of it for burning, corrosion and broken connectors. Find any of this then straight solder the wires together.
:waving:Honda has a connector repair kit which consist of new connectors complete with wires ready to solder to the existing bike wires. The part number is: 31105-ML8-305.
 

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If you have to solder anyway why have 3 connections instead of 1. It's not like you have to disconnect it often.
 

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If you have to solder anyway why have 3 connections instead of 1. It's not like you have to disconnect it often.
:waving:This was to inform members what was available and if I had to do it I would keep the connectors and keep the bike in the original configuraton. That's just the way I do things whether it be cars or my GoldWing.
 

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I'm kinda like that too. I took the connectors out of the plastic plugs then just soldered the spade lug terminals together and taped them up. No cutting required.
 

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Paul , welcome back :waving:. Thats a real nice looking 1100 . I suspect you'll have it going tiptop in no time .
 

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only 800 and the fastest color to, what a bonus. the rest o that crap can be worked out. good luck:action::waving:
 

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only 800 and the fastest color to, what a bonus. the rest o that crap can be worked out. good luck:action::waving:
:waving:The fastest color on the '83 Interstate is Candy Regal Brown!!:cheeky1:
 

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Good looking bike you got there, for only 800, what a deal. I have an 83 aspencade as well, great bike, rides nice. You'll love it, have fun. No stator problems in 83.
 

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Maybe corroded wires to the stator. Maybe a bad battery or one not charged enough.

I keep my 1983 Aspencade on a battery tender as a two week slumber can leave the battery weak.
 

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Thanks for the replies, got her in the garage and started the process. The stator plug was fried and black, cut it off and spliced together with new yellow wire. I believe the plugs just are not good enough. Now have a clicking by the starter relay. The bike's lights go dim when i hit the go button and the relay clicks. I found a relay on ebay from a fine fellow out of GA and should have it today. The battery has good voltage, I am dying to hear her run. getting close will post.
Great to talk to so many wing fans.
Take Care
 

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If the replacement relay doesn't do the trick double check the battery again, standalone voltage doesn't tell the whole story on the battery. Very common to have normal voltage on a volt meter but when there is a load it can drop off dramatically and will cause the clicking noise if that does happen. Great find on the bike though $800 not bad at all. I am a recent goldwing owner myself and absolutely love it. :)
 

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Right side passenger floorboard is broke!!:shock::shock::shock::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::action::action::action:

That is a nice 83, got some goodys on it I'd like to have like that backrest. Paint looks way better than mine too.

Just looked again, looks like the driver's area of the seat has a bunch of tape on it. Tell me that ain't so.
 

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Yep Seat is shot looking for replacement, the relay was not the issue, new battery this weekend hopefully will do the trick. passenger floorboards just loose not broke, paint is pretty bad, this winter she is going to get a new look.
I plan to sand the entire bike repaint and restripe. Getting her to crank is key, once the motor turns the rest is cake.
 

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use a ohmmeter, disconnect the stator plug near the battery
measure between any yellow wire and the other two,resistance
should be about 1.1 ohms for both readings.lower means short
higher means open circuit, Good Luck.
 
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