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Randakk's master carb kit for GL1200's, EXCELLENT QUALITY
I'm holding Randakk's master overhaul kit for GL1200's in my hands and I can honestly say that it's one of the best carb kits I've ever come across. Everything about it feels like top notch quality. There's none of that mould flashing that you sometimes see on low dollar import kits.

The o-rings are made of Viton and that is important because they can take the heat much, much better than the materials normally used for o-rings, that translates to less leaks down the road. The parts are separated for each carb by ziplock bags and not just all thrown into a box and squeezed down to distort like I have seen happen in some lesser import kits. All the parts you need for a normal rebuild are in the kit.

No needle valve and seats are supplied but these are normally long wearing items in most GL1200's and don't need replacement but if your's are worn Randakk suggests that you order some from Honda and I agree because the aftermarket units can be finnicky and troublesome. If you need a carb rebuild kit for your GL1200 this is the one I recomend and Randakk even offers very helpfull tips to get the job done on his site. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.randakks.com/Carb%20Parts.htm#9B">http://www.randakks.com/Carb%20Parts.htm#9B</a><!-- m -->

Look forward to an installed review of this kit very shortly as my carbs just started acting up the other day and now is a good time to put this kit to the full and complete test. Wish me luck.
Ed (Vic) Belanger - 1954-2015
Founder of gl1200goldwings.com

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#1 01-16-2008, 04:52 PM,
i would appreciate if you do a guide as Jim was going to do, but he as been rly busy and he have not finished it.

or even make it an E-BOOK i would buy it! Big Grin

i have some cover suggestions for ur book Wink:
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#2 02-02-2008, 10:40 AM,
Awesome cover William I love it.
Ed (Vic) Belanger - 1954-2015
Founder of gl1200goldwings.com

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#3 02-02-2008, 08:53 PM,
hahaha right now im like the dummie on the cover :oops:
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#4 02-02-2008, 09:05 PM,
hahahaha..
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#5 02-02-2008, 10:58 PM,
Per the above question, a GL1200 Carb Overhaul Booklet is under development. Should be ready mid-summer (I hope).
Randall Washington (Randakk)
Randakk's Cycle Shakk LLC
Pinehurst, NC USA
www.randakks.com
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#6 02-06-2008, 01:13 PM,
Randall,
I got to give it to you- your web site is pretty awesome- I'll be ordering some parts in the future for my old SilverWings (future because I just paid off a new roof and siding for the house).
the how to carb rebuild for dummies is a great idea :!: Big Grin
Tim
currenlty own
Car, truck, and bicycle :)
formerly owned
86 SEI,83GL 650i,82GL 500i
450 nighthawk, german spec CB 650, KZ 100, YZ 125, CT90
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#7 02-06-2008, 06:37 PM,
:lol: Very good William.
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#8 07-07-2008, 09:17 PM,
I have a friend with a masters degree in mech engineering and a bachelor in music and he commented the other day that almost every book in his library was "For Dummies", or "for the Complete Idiot". I found that interesting.

Tim
Tim Johnson
1984 GL1200I
1975 GL1000
2002 GasGas trials.
1956 Norton Dominator
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#9 08-22-2008, 07:08 AM,
those books are just fool proof so.. lol xD
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#10 08-22-2008, 06:03 PM,
Feetup Wrote:almost every book in his library was "For Dummies", or "for the Complete Idiot".Tim

I don't have much need for the "dummies" book, but I would be interested in a "complete idiots" manual. Why do anything half way?
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#11 08-22-2008, 06:20 PM,
William_86 Wrote:those books are just fool proof so.. lol xD

Never underestimate the power of a fool.
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#12 08-22-2008, 06:23 PM,
The Honda GL1200 GoldWing Carburetor Repair Manual by Howard Halasz that I mentioned above is now available.

Details here:

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Randall Washington (Randakk)
Randakk's Cycle Shakk LLC
Pinehurst, NC USA
www.randakks.com
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#13 10-06-2008, 12:13 PM,
thats really good news Randall.. thanks.
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#14 10-16-2008, 12:31 PM,
Question.....

My bike runs like new.

BUT....

Now I have some free time!!!

Would you rebuild the carb's as they are old or leave sleeping giants lie????
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