84 standard was the only 1200 standard, you probably know that. It had recall on the stator, and it had a rear mounted ignition setup like 1100's. It also had gearing like the 83, I think. In 85 and up they put more of an overdrive it. (0.829 in 84 for fifth gear and 0.0800 later yrs, but I think they changed secondary gearing as well.) In mid 85 or 86 they changed rear wheel bearing as some were failing in the rim race. As with most motor vehicles today wiring became more complex by the year. I would love to mod any of the years. None of the detriments are deal breakers to me. Some of them, Aspy's I think, had digital speedometers, but if you're spending to change, electronic tach and speedos are the way to go. I'd dump the tank shelters and go with an 1100 shelter or a conventional tank. Good luck, take lots of pics. Lots of us love to follow builds along.
Whatever I suggest here should be given ample time for a moderator to delicately correct. I apologize in advance.
77 WING, 1200 engine with 77 heads, cams, gl1100 foot pegs, Magna V65 front end, 764A carbs, [-gone Suzuki M109 monoshock--, replaced with gl1100 shocks] gl 1200 swing arm, gl1500 final drive, wheel and rear brakes Valkyrie seat, Meanstreak tank, Sportster pipes, Power Arc ignition off crank.
77 Wing. black
83 Wing, in pieces
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