Randakks Master Carb Overhaul Kit®: Honda GL1000

World’s Best GL1000 Kit!   This kit is proprietary to Randakks...you won't find this available anywhere else at any price.  Unlike ordinary aftermarket kits, each Randakks kit provides everything listed for all 4 carbs plus other … [Continue reading]

Randakks Master Carb Overhaul Kit®: Honda CBX

World’s Best CBX Kit!   Randakk's considers the CBX carbs to be "works of industrial art"...truly amazing carbs! Simply stunning examples of very intricate die casting! Here's another exclusive kit designed to help you put your CBX carbs … [Continue reading]

Randakks Master Carb Overhaul Kits®: Honda DOHC Motorcycles

World’s Best DOHC Kit!   The architecture of these carbs is very similar to the GL1100, CBX, and CX-500 carbs that we have been supporting with our proprietary Master Kits for quite some time. After fielding numerous requests, Randakk's … [Continue reading]

Randakks Master Carb Overhaul Kits®: Honda CX500

WORLD'S BEST CX500 KIT! Randakk Master Carb Overhaul Kit® for Honda CX500 (and variants) includes everything you need (and nothing you don't!) for a comprehensive carb overhaul on carbureted CX500. This kit is proprietary to Randakk's … [Continue reading]

How To: Install The XSCharge XS400 Electronic Ignition

The XSCharge Electronic Ignition System is a direct replacement for the points plate and points cam system on a Yamaha XS400. This is an all-inclusive kit that comes with rotor, grommet, copper spacer washer, and spark plug caps. … [Continue reading]

GL1000 Carb Synchronization Procedure

You might consider this item ..synchronization is shown: Randakk's GL1000 Carb Rebuild Video Proper carb synchronization is the key to a sweet running bike. When carb sync is out of whack, you can have a poor idle, poor off-idle response, … [Continue reading]

Everything Affects Everything!

I was inspired to create this Tech Tip after reading an old post by Jim Myers on the Classic Wing Club mail list. The general context of the thread surrounded the issue of setting idle mixture screws. My view - a proper carb rebuild on a vintage … [Continue reading]

Common Honda GL1000 Carburetor Rebuilding Mistakes

You might consider this item: Randakk's GL1000 Carb Rebuild Video Here's a partial list of problems encountered by amateurs when rebuilding GL1000 carbs. Often, I'm called upon to resolve botched rebuilds by incompetent mechanics, current or … [Continue reading]

Diesel Clatter in Honda GL1000?

Does your early GL1000 sound like a rattling bucket of bolts when idling? If so, you might have a serious engine problem but most likely you do not. Read on... … [Continue reading]

Honda GL1000 / GL1100 / GL1200 Head Gasket Details

Head gaskets on early 'Wings are ultra reliable. The vast majority of these bikes are still running flawlessly on the original, factory-installed head gaskets which are now 40+ years old. Rare failures are usually caused by inattention and poor … [Continue reading]