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Forum: Engine Work   10-15-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Transmission Issues -

Hey Abom - How long have you owned your F6b ? Did the problem with no second gear suddenly begin or has it been coming on gradually? You might do a search on transmissions issues. Here is one...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-06-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By jkmcdonald123
1985 GW Limited -

Hey JW - Were you able to make any progress on your bike ? Did you get her to fire up and run ?

Michael
Forum: Oil and Lubrication   10-06-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Brake Lines -

Hey Joey - During a brake rebuild, I had a similar problem with a set of corroded rear master cylinder brake lines on a 1993 SE one time. Although we finally broke the fittings loose using vice...
Forum: Wheels and Tires   10-04-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Mpg -

Hey Todd - One other factor to consider is that the drive train gearing will be different between the GL1000 and the ratios used on later (example 1986) bikes.

The wheels on the 1978 GW are 19"...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-04-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Ride Mississippi -

Hey Mark - Thanks for the route recommendation. Always love to take the back roads especially when there is an interesting history involved. Farther down, Port Hudson is also a nice area. After the...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-03-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Jackson -

Jackson is a historic city and Mississippi is a beautiful state to ride across. Great place for me to jump on to the Natchez Trace. Earlier in the year I had visited the Vicksburg Battle Field...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-01-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Hey JW - Be very careful if you have the wife...

Hey JW - Be very careful if you have the wife pull your bike with a vehicle. This has the potential for some expensive fairing damage if you dump her over not to mention an assortment of hand and...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-01-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By jkmcdonald123
1985 Limited FI -

Hey JW - I owned a 1986 SEi a few years ago which was a bit temperamental at times - especially if the battery wasn't fully charged. My 1983 Honda CX650 Turbo uses the same fuel injection system. ...
Forum: Engine Work   09-28-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Sea Foam -

Hey Ark - Although there are many "snake oil" fuel additives on the market advertised to magically repair faulty carburetors and even rechrome your damaged crash bars with only one application -...
Forum: Engine Work   09-28-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Coolant Leaks -

Hey Ark - It's great that you found your overheating problem was simply from a low coolant level. It's important to make sure there are no leaks anywhere amongst the spider web of plumbing on the...
Forum: Engine Work   09-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Bike's History -

Hey Ark - There are lots of experienced owners here with many years of seat time. The difficulty in diagnosing a problem on a recently purchased bike - is that often the length of time it had been...
Forum: The Lounge   09-21-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,191
Posted By jkmcdonald123
New Job -

Hey Eric - Walking 10 miles a day - yikes you're one tough Hoon. Wishing you the best on the your medical test results and that your new job works out for you..... :)



Michael
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-19-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By jkmcdonald123
1st Post -

Hey Randy - Just as long as you're fully aware - where is the wording of your 1st post ?

Michael
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-19-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Dudley's Cousin

Hey Randy - N00b was asking about the available dual sport tires for a 4 cylinder GW ? I was simply offering some advice. The photo of Dudley's off road cousin was simply meant as a joke to...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-18-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Kenda K761 Dual Sport -

Hey N00b - Of course they will never be a BMW GS1200 but I've ridden low budget 4 cylinder Goldwing's off road for many years. Although my current road bike is now a 2000 Yamaha Royal Star Venture I...
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-04-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Stethoscope Diagnosis -

Hey Brian - Have you heard anything back on your bike from the mechanic and his stethoscope ? Hopefully it's a minor issue. It just seems odd for the knocking sound to suddenly begin right after...
Forum: The Lounge   09-04-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,106
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Rest In Peace - Sean

Hey Budoka - So sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. He had to be one fearless hell-of-a-rider to be in a super bike class. Thoughts and prayers go out from everyone.

Michael
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-03-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By jkmcdonald123
2004 Ghost Shifting Transmission -

When a couple of friends upgraded to a 2003 and 2005 GW, I've decided to get serious again about a newer 1800 bike for myself. During a test ride on the latest 2004 candidate, it Ghost Shifted out...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-28-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 817
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Under Skilled Cagers -

Hey JR - Congratulations on your new 2018 GW. So sorry to read about the accident and the loss of your friends. It is ridiculous how many asinine under skilled cagers seem to be on the road today....
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   08-27-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,138
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Engine Rebuild Status -

Hey Richie - Thank you for the update on the repair status of your new GW. There are quite a few riders from several sites following this thread very closely.

When one HD Road Glide owner had...
Forum: The Lounge   08-27-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 561
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Only Way To Go -

Hey Det - What type of camping are you planning for ? Good Neighbor Sam's Club, KOA, etc..... or solo clandestine-stealth sites out in the wilderness ? It makes a big difference as well if it's with...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   08-25-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,033
Posted By jkmcdonald123
The Streak -

Hey Ibalee - Congratulations on your new 2018 Goldwing !!!! I'm sure you are going to enjoy participating in those 10k mile Iron Butt endurance rides even more. You'll have to come up with a new...
Forum: Engine Work   08-23-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Oil Pressure Assisted Clutch Pack -

Hey Tech - Thanks very much for the explanation on how a leaking clutch seal can cause such a large oil consumption problem. I've always liked to be able to understand the technical...
Forum: Engine Work   08-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By jkmcdonald123
How The Oil Gets There -

I'm far from an 1800 expert but just the other day I had helped change the air filter on a 2015 GW - quite the ordeal. After reading about oil accumulating in the air box and causing smoke from the...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   08-20-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By jkmcdonald123
Mild Mothballs -

Hey Henry - It is amazing how small an opening a determined mouse can squeeze through. There are probably other solutions but - how do you feel about using a mild bag of scented miniature mothballs...
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