Randakk’s Jetting Advice For Vintage Honda CV Carbs

Whenever I’m asked about "jetting" issues on vintage Honda carbs - here’s my strong advice: … [Continue reading]

Randakk’s Approved Carb Rebuilder Program

For Honda GL1000 / GL1100 / GL1200 / GL1500 / CBX / CX500 / DOHC-4 / FT500 Please read: Disclaimers Visit our website for Master Carb Overhaul Kits and other items … [Continue reading]

Randakk’s Amazing Grips – Install Tips for Motorcycle Grips

Another Gripping Randakk Video presentation: Watch on YouTube for best results. … [Continue reading]

More on Fuel And Fuel Additives – Fear the Corn?

Warning: Controversial Material! I grew up in a farm family in the South, so I'm very fond of corn. Of course I like grits, but my favorite form of corn is high quality bourbon! I have personally benefited from crop subsidies and understand the … [Continue reading]

Carb Cleaning (in situ lazy method)

You might consider Randakk's GL1000 Carb Rebuild Video Yamaha Carb Cleaner … [Continue reading]

Fuel Filter Mounting Tips

Randakk's High Performance Fuel Filters have many technical advantages and are super easy to install as demonstrated in this short video by by Shasta Smith - the Vintage Monkey. More details on Randakk's High Performance Fuel Filters here. … [Continue reading]

Rear Wheel Damper Replacements for Honda CBX, Honda DOHC-4 “F” and Honda VF Bikes

J.R. Luksik of CBX-tras has created superb NEW reproductions of Honda's discontinued rear wheel dampers for Honda 6 Cylinder CBX, DOHC-4 "F" and VF … [Continue reading]

Replacing Throttle Shaft “Felts” on Honda GL1000, GL1100, GL1200, DOHC-4, CBX, CX500, etc.

Replacing Throttle Shaft "Felts" on GL1000, GL1100, GL1200, DOHC-4, CBX, CX500, etc. Throttle Shaft Felt Replacement  (photo courtesy Aaron Williams of Dude's Garage) … [Continue reading]

Reasonable Part Substitutions for Honda GL1000s

You can never go wrong with OEM Honda parts. Fit, function, and reliability are never an issue. If you have a show bike, authenticity requirements dictate that you stick with Honda parts wherever possible. Of course, if show judges are looking at … [Continue reading]

Honda GL1000 Coil and Spark Plug Cap Testing + Replacement Options

Coils are fabulously simple devices that work reliably and can last for decades with virtually no maintenance. I like to think of them as electricity "amplifiers." When the breaker points open, the magnetic field produced by the primary windings … [Continue reading]