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1998 Honda GoldWing GL1500-SE

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    The GL-1500 GoldWing is Honda's most popular motorcycle. It came on the scene in 1988 and lasted thru the 2000 model year, for a 13 year reign. The VIN can be found on the right side of the steering head behind the fork. The engine serial number is stamped on the top right side of the crankcase. The final drive serial number is on its case. The thousands upon thousands of them will be around for several decades to come.

SPECIFICATIONS

Overall height ..................................................58.9 inches

Overall length ..................................................103.0 inches

Wheelbase ......................................................66.5 inches

Seat Height .....................................................29.1 inches

Ground Clearance .................................................4.5 inches

Curb Weight .....................................................893 pounds

Maximum GVW ..................................................1135 pounds

Fuel Capacity ....................................................6.4 gallons

Oil Filter ..................... NAPA 1365, Fram PH6017 or Fram PH3593

Oil Capacity ..........................................................3.92 quarts

Coolant Capacity ...................................................4.1 quarts

Spark Plug ....Gap , .031 - .035 .....Champion RA4HC  or  NGK DPR9EA9

Horsepower ............................................................ 100 hp

Approximate range ................................................ 244 miles

Expected MPG ................................................ 41 to 46 MPG

Top Speed ..........................................................144 mph

Compression Ratio ..................................................... 9.8:1

Cylinder Compression ...........................................185 - 242 psi

Oil Pressure (hot).....................12 psi @ 900 rpm, 60 psi @ 5000 rpm

Idle Speed ........... ......................................800 rpm + - 80

Alternator ......................................13.8 volt, 550 watt, 40 amp

Engine weight ....................................................278 pounds

Engine is a 6 cylinder, 1520 cc, 93 cubic in, water cooled 4 stroke.

Aftermarket Parts for the GL-1500

Oil Filter: Fram # PH3593A or PH6017

Fuel Filter: Fram # G4164 and NAPA # 3033

Air Filter:  Sorry I have no info yet on this item.

Brake Pads: EBC # FA124/2 (front) EBC # FA69/3 (rear)

Spark Plugs: Champion # RA8HC and AC # R121XLS

Timing Belts: (2) Gates # T275

Radiator Cap: Stant # 11233

Headlight Bulbs: (2) Phillips Halogen 65/55 watt # 12342/99

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