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Note to self- Use this log to track any additions and/or maintenance to the Goldwing.

A 2012 ultra blue level 4 Goldwing with about 44K miles purchased from Len Ellis on June 15, 2019

Accessories included with purchase

$2600 Full Traxion suspension (front and rear)
$ 900 Windbender power windshield
$ 600 Hondaline CB
$ 600 J&M Bluetooth phone integration
$ 430 Honda OEM LED foglights with amber covers
$ 380 Mic-o-pegs
$ 300 Rivco trailer hitch
$ 299 OEM F6B tailpipes
$ 290 Honda OEM spoiler
$ 279 Transformer boards
$ 244 Centramatic balancers
$ 180 Sierra Electronics combo antenna
$ 160 HealTech Gear indicator behind left speaker cover
$ 155 Headlight modulator
$ 133 Kuryakyn passenger armrest LED lights
$ 120 Super Bright Multicolor LED lights with remote control
$ 100 EC 4 function spoiler light
$ 100 Honda passenger audio control
$ 99 Duck Foot side stand
$ 80 Six pin round trailer receptical with isolator
$ 75 chrome radiator grills
$ 68 OEM Chrome license plate frame
$ 61 Butler mug color matched by Wing Bling
$ 60 Show Chrome belly pan
$ 50 Battery Bug monitor
$ 35 DHS shifter linkage
$ 30 Battery voltage monitor light
$ 10 Battery charger pigtail
$ 10 GPS visor with dash light

$8448 Total Accessory Investment

All maintenance and recalls up to date
Rear suspension pump has been repaired to provide full range adjustment.
Cruise control has been adjusted to start without delay.
New battery, Michelin rear car tire, Bridgestone G709 front tire.

All the above was what I bought from Len




Installed new Windbender ST-11 top windshield, and farkle shelf in July because the former 15" shield was too tall.

Installed a Zumo 595 LM in July

Rear suspension actuator was low on fluid, so serviced and filled rear shock actuator and reservoir July 23. 2019 at 51, 645 miles. It now starts activating at 1. Will monitor for leakage.

Changed oil and filter, using Honda filter and Rotella 15W40 T-6 full synthetic on July 29, 2019 at 51, 993 miles.
 

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Note about Tailwind trailer tires

Installed two 4.80-12C tires at Modica Brothers in Jasper on Nov. 24, 2018. The mileage on the 2006 at that time was 312, 903. I sold that bike at just short of 320,000 miles so the tires had 7,000 miles on them.

The 2012 had 44,000 miles when I bought it and started pulling the Tailwind full-time January 6, the bike has 59,555 miles, or an additional 15,555 miles, so the tires right now have 22,555 miles. They look good,
 

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Bought Battleax 130-70-18 front tire on-line and had Cowboy Honda install it on 12/10/2019 with mileage at 57, 626.

Also replaced all brake pads. New pads were $170.
 

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Replaced rear tire on 1/07/2020 at 59, 679 miles with Bridgestone Drivegard runflat 195-55-16 car tire with 32 psig
 

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Changed oil with Rotella T-6 5W40, and changed rear end oil at 59,776 miles on January 8.
 

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Len Ellis changed the air filter, bled the brakes and clutch, and lubed a sticky reverse switch on Feb. 3, 2020 at 61,345 miles. FWIW, the air filter ready to be changed. It had about 24,000 miles.
 

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Replaced left headlight low beam bult with Sylvania Basic H7 on 2/28/2019 at 63,096 miles. This bulb is the standard, lowest intensity bulb. Note to self for future reference- I was surprised to note the rated life, which is 270 hours. That equates to approximately 16,000 miles. Let's find out.
 

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Changed oil and filter on March 28, 2020 at 65,065 miles with Shell Rotella 5W40 T-6 full synthetic oil.
 

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Changed oil and filter (Shell Rotella 15W40 T6 with Honda filter)on June 8 right after returning from a Ride Around Texas. Mileage was 70,185. Oddly enough, also had to replace right low beam headlight bulb with another Sylvania Basic H7. The previous bulb only lasted 7000 miles. Wonder if I had touched the bulb in the process of installing it.
 

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Len Ellis rebuilt the front forks, replaced the pulse generator for the crankshaft position indicator, and changed antifreeze at 71, 750 miles on Sept. 17. Also raised the forks 5 mm in the tubes. I’ll need to revisit that, because the bike is now very hard to get on the centerstand.
 
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