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About M61A1MECH

  • Birthday 04/02/1953

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    Steve Kowalcky


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    Edgewater, FL USA, FL, United States


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    Edgewater, FL USA


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    United States


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    Riding, woodworking, woodturning, photography
  • Bike Year and Model
    2013 Goldwing SOLD May 2021


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  1. Not sure what make those are, but I know they are not Bubs.
  2. Carb synch, plugs and seafoam sound like a solid start to the trouble shooting, also make sure the original owner did not remove the weights on the ends of the handle bars, if those have been removed the bars can get some vibrations in them. As far as lacking get up and go, remember this V-4 like to produce power at high RPMs and both 4th and 5th gears are overdrive gears. If you are tooling along at 65 in 5th gear and try to accelerate quickly it will not respond like a V-twin. If you to get out and pass someone or just want to go faster quickly drop down to 4th or even 3rd and give it some gas. The bike actually performs best in 3rd gear, if you have not tried it, get on the road and while in 3rd gear, give as much gas as you like it may surprise you how quick it is.
  3. Try this link, the bad news is the folks that made leveling links no longer make them, you will need to make your own or find some one who can make them. They work great.
  4. Well turns out my customer wants the red lens, so I now have a light bar with the clear lens and red LEDs on hand ready to build for the first person that wants one, still $66.00 delivered to the lower 48.
  5. I know some folks have purchased my run/turn/brake rear light bars with the clear lens, I have a customer wanting to see a photo of one mounted on a 2nd Gen Venture. If someone could post one it would be much appreciated.
  6. SOLD I have a pair of SENA 20S EVO Bluetooth headsets available, these are factory refurbished units, purchased about 3 months ago, used a couple of times. New they were priced at $198.00 delivered, I willing to sell them $150.00 $100.00 plus shipping (flat rate medium box at $16.00), so total price for one delivered is $116.00 to the lower 48. If you buy both at the same time you save $16.00, because I can get both in the same box. The pair delivered to the same address is $232.00. Will sell separately or as a pair.
  7. Here is a link to the service manual in the Tech Library, https://www.venturerider.org/forum/topic/63540-rsv-and-rstd-service-manuals/?do=getNewComment
  8. Have you looked here? https://www.radiantz.com/yamaha-led-lights-s/131.htm , they have the round plates for turns and also the flat plate for the tail brake. I had that or similar on my 98 Tour Classic and my Venture, I mounted a small modulator right inside the tail light assembly so the brake light flashed, really gets people's attention. Also check here for tower lights. https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat/tail-brake-turn/ will need to get ones that have LEDs on the side of the tower so the show out through the lens.
  9. I have been following and commented on his posts over on theGL1800 riders forum, the past couple of days.
  10. Black full bike cover STAR accessory model for sale. Bought this for my Venture then kept it and used it on my Goldwing, it is lightly used. Originally new cost $97.00 will sell for $45.00 plus shipping ,also will entertain reasonable offers. Should fit in a medium flat rate box, so shipping here in the states would be $16.00
  11. My 2013 Audio Comfort 1800 up for sale. Bike has 71000 miles, heel toe shifter with floorboards, mini board forward footrests. LED tail and brake lights with modulators, Pathfinder sequential turn spoiler light bar, custom built light bar under the trunk. Carpets in the trunk and saddle bags, organizers in the trunk. Ultimate Mid Rider seat. Gear indicator, digital voltmeter and wired for GPS and iPhone at left handlebar. Asking price is $13,000.00, I am open to reasonable offers; nothing is firm at this point.
  12. The only one that is compatible with the Venture is the middle one https://www.ebay.com/itm/2004-2013-Yamaha-Royal-Star-Venture-XVZ1300-1300-ENGINE-MOTOR-TRANSMISSION/133729294441, It would be easier to tell if they had left the fins and front struts on. The early Royal Star motors (1996 to 2001) did not have the struts on the front cyclinders securing the motor to the frame. See the snip I put in below. Also the early Royal Stars had 28mm carbs the Venture (1999 to 2013) and Tour DeLuxe (2005 to 2010) had 32 mm carbs so the motors are not compatible between Royal Star and Venture/Tour DeLuxe. Not to make more complicated Yamaha also called some of the earlier modes Tour Deluxe. The black engines are from Later model Ventures and Tour Deluxes, none of the early model standard Royal Stars had black motors to my knowledge. Hope that helps, maybe someone can give exact engine model number for Ventures or Tour DeLuxes
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