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  1. Zumo 590 install: Help please

    Electronic motorcycle devices
    Hi there! I'm new to this forum and this is my first post, but not likely to be my last. I’m a professional idiot when it comes to things mechanical/electrical and trying to install this GPS unit on my 2008 GL1800. PROBLEM #1: Can I/should I power the GPS from the red 12V accessory socket...
  2. 4WD Mechanix Magazine Pulstar Spark Plug Review

    Pulstar Spark Plugs
    Recently, 4WD Mechanix Magazine did a review of the Pulstar Spark Plug in a Jeep XJ Cherokee 4.0L and the two Honda XR motorcycles. The review shows the installation, testing and evaluation in a 27-minute HD video. Check it out and let us know what you think! ~Andrew at Pulstar...
  3. Progressive Installtion

    General MC Message Board
    I'm been looking into purchasing a set of the Progressive Monotubes on my GW. My question is has anyone ever installed them on there own? I've seen and read plenty of "How To's" on youtube and other websites, it doesn't look or sound that hard but as we all know looks can be deceiving... The...
  4. Easy Way to Replace Rear Spring?

    General MC Message Board
    I did the front, now I realize I should have done the back too. Is there an easy or easier way to replace the rear spring without pulling the tank and spending a fortune on labor? Just the rear spring is $115 while the complete Race Tech shock is around $750. Granted you get what you pay for...
  5. Kuryakyn Trailer Hitch Question

    MC Trailer Board
    I contacted the head of the service department at Schroder's Honda in Hendersonville, NC about installing a trailer hitch on my 2012. They sell trailers and do a good bit of hitch installations and trike conversions. He recommended the 2010 Kuryakyn hitch but modification to make it fit the 2012...
  6. Dealer Installation Cost Check

    General MC Message Board
    I purchased an almost stock 2004 Goldwing GL1800 a few months ago and have begun to customize my motorcycle to reflect my idea of what I would like for it to become. I use the word "Become" because custom parts for my Wing are costly to say the least. I just had a new set of Kuryakin Floorboards...
  7. Power block question

    GL1800 Tech Board
    I am in the process of installing a power block for accessories on a 2008 standard wing and am wondering how others have wired the relay. The instructions give me two options and I do not know which is the best. The instructions state that I can wire it to the accessories terminal in the...
  8. Helmet Holder Knob Installation

    GL1800 Tech Board
    Does anyone know how to secure the Helmet Holder Knob - part # 50714-MCA-000 into the Helmet Holder Assembly # 50710-MCA-003 on the trunk? The left side knob popped out of the assembly somehow so now I cannot use the left side helmet older on the outside of the trunk. See image below. The...