Pulse Basic Replacement Parts List

1980 - 1984 Honda 1100cc

Print off this handy list and keep with your engine manual.


This is the Honda 1100cc engine.

Typical engine -1980 - 1983 Honda Goldwing engine

Note: The Honda Goldwing engine has electric starter.

Oil Capacity
Oil only     ~ 2.23 qt.
Oil & Filter ~ ??????? qt.

Oil Type & Weight
SAE ~ 20W/40 type SE (Summer)
SAE ~ 10W/30 type SE (Winter)

Synthetic ~ 10W/40 Synthetic Motorcycle Oil

Adding the oil-cooling system increases the oil capacity.

Fuel ~ Regular  

Oil Filter

Honda P/N 1L9-13440-90 or -91, 1L9-13441-11

Oil Filters .................

The concave side of the filter goes to the outside of the engine block.

Spark Plug

Honda 4 cylinder water cooled.............
Plug Gap .023 ~ .028

Homda water-cooled...........
Plug Gap .023 ~ .028


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Carburetor Tips

Air Filter

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K&N Filter P/N ......... (Clamp on type????)

Ignition System

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HONDA Engine ~ P/N SM-7
HONDA Engine ~ P/N *****

Charging System output

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Honda Engine ????volts/18amps @ 5000RPM
Honda Engine..................??? 14volts/12amps @ 5000RPM



Monroe Load Leveler 575 
(Coil over shocks used front and rear)

Gabriel Air-shocks # 729773 
*AutoZone P/N 49212 (Used front and rear)

*Left aft view image courtesy of Bob Cervero


1983-1987 Dodge Omni, Renault or AMC Alliance *AutoZone P/N C945

(This is the passenger side caliper.  It is  used for both the front and rear calipers)


Wearever Brake Rotor....part #YH141268
Aimco......part #5328
NAPA.....part 385885
Raybestos....part #7003
Bendix....part #141268


Brake Pads

1983-1987 Dodge Omni, Renault or AMC Alliance AutoZone P/N MD218

*Brake Pad image courtesy of Bob Cervero

Main Rim

See other wheel images

13 inch four bolt rim form a1983-1987 Dodge Omni or AMC Renault Alliance

Outrigger rim

See other wheel images

Four Bolt 8" Trailer Rim

Tires Front and Rear

145 or 155 SR 13 Radial (*Recommend Michelin 155SR13 XW4 Black wall, this is a symmetrical tire)

Note: 145 is the width in millimeters - 13 is the rim size in inches Make sure the tire is symmetrical in tread design. 

Tire Pressure ~ 30 to 35 PSI
I recommend using 35 PSI on the rear tire if you have the reverse unit.
Note: Running a low tire pressure on the rear tire will allow the reverse unit to spin against the tire.

*Aft view image courtesy of Bob Cervero


Out-rigger tires

4.80x8 - Use a high quality 2 or 4 ply tire rated for Highway speed *Recommend Carlisle Brand
Note: Balance tires to provide for a smooth ride and to prevent repeated excess wear in one spot of the tire.  An unbalanced outrigger tire will rotate to the same position during its rest position (no road contact). Each contact with the road will then create excessive wear in one spot on the tire.  Run the tire  pressure between 10 to 20 PSI for increased tire wear and a smoother ride. The low tire pressure allows the sidewalls to flex thus reducing the scuffing effect/wear.
Note: Running a low tire may require tubes in the tires to prevent the tire from popping off the rim. (I prefer using tubes)
You can purchase a tire and rim together at Wal-Mart for $26.00.  This is a cheap tire and will not give you long mileage.


Outrigger tires ....Scranton, Iowa built Litestar....only

2.80x2.50-4 Tail wheel TT MCCREARY

Main Wheel Bearings


Timken Sealed Cone bearing L44600-LA and matching race. 
(This bearing has a built on seal).
Always replace the bearings and races as a matched set.  Do not use an old bearing with new race or vice versa

*Axle assembly image courtesy of Bob Cervero

NOTICE: These iron parts (image on Left) are no longer available....they were a custom part from Owosso Motor Car Co.

Out-rigger Bearings

Standard trailer replacement bearings. Always replace the bearings and races as a matched set.
Do not use an old bearing with new race or vice versa.

Master Cylinder

1978-1983 Ford Fairmont without power brakes *Discount Auto Parts P/N 10-1763 
A fluid line fitting adapter maybe required.

*Master Cylinder Image courtesy of Bob Cervero


Popup Headlight


1984-1985 Pontiac Fiero Head light

Steering Box

Left - is the gear reduction type.*

Right -
Gm 1964-1985 SAGINAW Model #122
My Pulse #199 has the SAGINAW steering gear box.  This is a true steering gear box.
Mullins Steering Gears Steering Boxes

My steering linkage is on the right side not the left as when the reduction unit is used.

*Gear Box image courtesy of David

Steering Wheel

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Mfg. Unknown

Reverse Motor

Brushtec MFG. ???They sell many parts for the Honda Goldwing 1800
For repairs ....check with your local alternator repair shop ...they might be about to replace the endcap for under $50.00. That should improve the power. I think the biggest problem with this setup is the drive cone has a tooth like design, this provides a very small contact area with the tire. If the driver was a slightly treaded roller it would have more surface area against the tire and be much more efficient.

Wiper motor

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MFG. Unknown.....Many owners use only Rain-X and find that works well with no wiper needed.

Speedometer Gear

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MFG. Unknown

Window Weather Strip

Weatherstrip With Built-In Lock-Strip, 
(Style D) 1/8 " body panel thickness
P/N 81ZX2480U

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