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Forum: The Lounge   10-19-2019, 04:14 PM
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Posted By robertshearon
I dropped mine in Hot Springs, Ark. on Wednesday....

I dropped mine in Hot Springs, Ark. on Wednesday. Took my wife for an overnight jaunt to the spa city and was trying to find a bed and breakfast. Every street in the neighborhood sloped one way or...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-19-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,481
Posted By robertshearon
The figure 8 box in the MSF course is, I think,...

The figure 8 box in the MSF course is, I think, 20 feet wide. That is for the class where you use the small beginner bikes provided by MSF. The advanced class, where you use your own bike (and plenty...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-17-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By robertshearon
I bought that one off ebay. Thanks. Honda wanted...

I bought that one off ebay. Thanks. Honda wanted almost $80!
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-16-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By robertshearon
Thanks. I am on a short trip to Hot Springs....

Thanks. I am on a short trip to Hot Springs. There is a dealer here. I will see if they have that part. Thanks. Also, dropped the Goldwing a little while ago. I guess it had to happen sooner or...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-16-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By robertshearon
I have no idea. I took the dashboard (?) off...

I have no idea. I took the dashboard (?) off while changing the air filter and set it aside. On an semi-related note, the local Yamaha shop told me they would change my air filter for $80. Tempted...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-16-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By robertshearon
Thanks. Apparently what I need is the rubber seal...

Thanks. Apparently what I need is the rubber seal that goes in the hole and keeps water out. I can't believe I can't find it in my garage. Does anyone know if this is readily available from Honda?
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   10-13-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By robertshearon
Need a photo please

During my recent marathon air filter replacement, I misplaced whatever it is that goes around the key switch that makes it weather proof. It is, without doubt, in my garage, but I am not exactly sure...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-29-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
The Goldwing is back together. Just put the last...

The Goldwing is back together. Just put the last fasteners on. Total time elapsed since I tried to remove the first frozen bolt was three weeks. Quit laughing. I only had to go to NAPA for one screw....
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-27-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
As you can see, the mice had gotten into my old...

As you can see, the mice had gotten into my old filter. New one is in place and the filter cover is back on. My garage isn't air conditioned so I don't know how much more I'm going to do today. So,...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-25-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
That's a great idea about the battery. Thanks....

That's a great idea about the battery. Thanks. Chopin, I'm hoping not to have to change the filter again for a while!
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-25-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
The seat came off first. I've been following two...

The seat came off first. I've been following two videos on Youtube. The Steve Saunders video and one by some Canadian fellow. I've got the top cover loose, except for disconnecting the electrical...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-23-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
It is the piece that has the radio buttons and...

It is the piece that has the radio buttons and such on it.
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-23-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
Please don't kick me off the board for all my...

Please don't kick me off the board for all my questions. I am trying to take the fake tank off. There are two big plug ins holding it in place. I think they are for the radio. Do you just pull them...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-23-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
I got the dashboard off. I just pushed on...

I got the dashboard off. I just pushed on anything that looked like a tab and the thing finally slid apart. Fake tank is next.
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-22-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
Ok. I got the bolts out by soaking them in liquid...

Ok. I got the bolts out by soaking them in liquid wrench overnight, then giving them a quick whack with a hammer before I unscrewed them. Now I'm stuck trying to unhook the electrical connector...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   09-21-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By robertshearon
Changing my air filter

This job is making me miss my old Kawasaki Voyager XII. Changing the air filter was a snap. Compounding the problem is whoever last did this job put everything back together with air wrenches. Holy...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   07-31-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By robertshearon
Thanks for all the suggestions. Looks like I need...

Thanks for all the suggestions. Looks like I need to learn how to dig down to the air filter. I'll get some mouse repellent too. I found an open bag of bird seed which I think has been providing...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   07-27-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By robertshearon
Mouse in the trunk

Got ready to take my wife on a picnic at Queen Wihelmina State Park. We were going to leave early and enjoy some cooler weather as we rode the Talimena Trail to our destination. Then I opened the...
Forum: Recent Rides and Riding Experiences   07-23-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By robertshearon
You have mapped out a wonderful road trip. I live...

You have mapped out a wonderful road trip. I live near the Oklahoma end of the Talimena Trail. I've ridden it many times as well as Highway 7 north from Hot Springs. I would suggest staying at Queen...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   05-14-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By robertshearon
Houston to New Orleans to Memphis. 750 miles on a...

Houston to New Orleans to Memphis. 750 miles on a Honda CM400A. (two speed clutchless shift). I was a lot tougher 40 years ago.
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-30-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By robertshearon
Welcome from Poteau, OK. Are you still in...

Welcome from Poteau, OK. Are you still in Oklahoma?
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   04-28-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,290
Posted By robertshearon
I have a 2005 with no ABS. It has linked brakes,...

I have a 2005 with no ABS. It has linked brakes, which I'm getting used to, and actually sort of like. When I bought it last year I just assumed all Gl1800s had ABS. I was disappointed when i...
Forum: Engine Work   03-18-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By robertshearon
My bike ghost shifts. In researching this, Honda...

My bike ghost shifts. In researching this, Honda dealers act like they have never heard of such a thing and blame my shifting technique. I've been riding a long time and my shifting technique is...
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   01-21-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By robertshearon
The one I bought is just a plain lead/acid...

The one I bought is just a plain lead/acid battery. I put it in today. I'm ready to do some riding as soon as the weather cooperates.
Forum: Honda Goldwing Forum General Discussion   01-19-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By robertshearon
Thanks. I'll tend to that now. It's snowing...

Thanks. I'll tend to that now. It's snowing outside in southeast Oklahoma, so not much else to do but indoor chores and farting around in the garage.
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