Customising my first Goldwing

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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #151 by robin1731 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:39 am

Should work. But any auto parts store here in the states has them on the shelf/rack.

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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #152 by UK_Andy » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:23 pm

Does anyone know of front forks that are the same as GL1100 ones but from a different bike?

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Post #153 by hatchward » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:11 pm

I believe the 81-82 CB900F Supersport are close enough.No anti-dive though.
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Post #154 by sunnbobb » Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:43 pm

should work
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Post #155 by UK_Andy » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:19 am

Excellent, so my front spindle and wheel will just slot in if these forks are in my yokes?

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Post #156 by hatchward » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:44 pm

yes but you will need 82 brake brackets for your calipers I think.
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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #157 by UK_Andy » Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:52 am

hatchward wrote:yes but you will need 82 brake brackets for your calipers I think.


Iv got some CBR900 callipers that Ill be fitting. Im getting rid of the hateful antidive

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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #158 by UK_Andy » Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:22 pm

Its tyre time, Iv not bought tyres for the Goldwing before and im wondering whats good. Can i get opinions on these please? Iv chosen a cheaper set and a more expensive set but im only posting the link to one of each. I will get a matching pair.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/292338171624 the expensive one

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/132415940380 the cheaper one

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Post #159 by delling3 » Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:56 pm

Not sure if they are available in the U.K. (suspect that they should be) but the Shinko 230's have been well reviewed by many Goldwing owners. I had them on my first GL1000, and will be putting them on my current ride this spring.

This tire is very economically priced as well - likely more in line with the Maxxis tire your showed.
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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #160 by UK_Andy » Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:26 am

Its painting time. Iv chosen a colour and its in the booth tomorrow. L31 Dove Blue.

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Post #161 by UK_Andy » Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:53 am

Iv been reading a lot about the bearing retainer, but I couldnt see it on my bike. Were they not used on the Interstate in 83?

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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #162 by UK_Andy » Fri May 04, 2018 5:55 pm

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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #163 by GENERALWON » Sat May 05, 2018 10:20 pm

I just started build my naked wing. Already got it stripped. Now comes the difficult stuff. My bike is an 86 aspencade 1200. What I'm stuck on is the ecu. What wires can be rid of and what are my mounting options. Also I have to figure out a tachometer and speedo. Any help is greatly appreciated thanks.
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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #164 by desertrefugee » Sat May 05, 2018 10:31 pm

GENERALWON wrote:I just started build my naked wing. Already got it stripped. Now comes the difficult stuff. My bike is an 86 aspencade 1200. What I'm stuck on is the ecu. What wires can be rid of and what are my mounting options. Also I have to figure out a tachometer and speedo. Any help is greatly appreciated thanks.


I'd recommend starting a separate thread. You'll have some design challenges with the 1200.
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Re: Customising my first Goldwing

Post #165 by UK_Andy » Wed May 09, 2018 11:37 am

Hers some more finished pics, hope you like. Im especially proud of the cowling...can you guess what its from?
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