Any Off the wall custom building being done to their GLs ???

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Any Off the wall custom building being done to their GLs ???

Post #1 by Zryder » Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:46 am

I feel alot of GLers have this post WRONG . Its NOT about stock upkeep and rebuilding your GL to stock specs , but customg building and off the wall customizing to thier GLs . I do see the odd few are doing some custome work but majority is stock upkeep . If that is what it is here we'll change the title of this section to suit .
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Post #2 by rcmatt007 » Tue Jul 25, 2006 11:32 am

I have been told my sense of humour is "off the wall" :shock:

but yes, it seems like we are getting threads here about stock issues, not customizing
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Post #3 by Rat » Tue Jul 25, 2006 2:15 pm

If others are like me :shock: , they hit the 'posts since last visit' every time they visit.
You get all the new posts in one list and unless you look carefully, you don't see what section they are from. :-?

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Re: Any Off the wall custom building being done to thier GLs

Post #4 by Try » Tue Jul 25, 2006 2:48 pm

Zryder wrote:I feel alot of GLers have this post WRONG . Its NOT about stock upkeep and rebuilding your GL to stock specs , but customg building and off the wall customizing to thier GLs . I do see the odd few are doing some custome work but majority is stock upkeep . If that is what it is here we'll change the title of this section to suit .


Our Mentor and good friend Zryder have some good points!
I hope and think our members will take note of your posting
and post "stock question" and "stock rebuilding" in "The Goldwing
Discussions" forum.

This will also give us better search possibilities....

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Post #5 by TedT » Tue Aug 08, 2006 2:55 am

I'm still planning a couple of good ideas here with this old 'wing of mine, one of them being a hinged tank for quick access to the air cleaner, cutting off a couple of frame tubes to get the tank lower, and basically trying to keep the bike as light as I possibly can.

I know, been gone for awhile. The girlfriend became the fiancee, so things have been a little hectic here to say the least. Of course, the one question she always asks is "When are you going to have your bike done? What else do you need to do to it?"
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Post #6 by RebelRouser » Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:38 am

You Know Ted A Nice Wedding Gift To Your Future Wife (Congrats By The Way) Would Be Her Own Bike...... :P
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Post #7 by Whiskerfish » Tue Aug 08, 2006 7:08 am

Ted

Congrats!! Make sure you lay some ground rules!! Mine were "Never get between me and my Hunting and me and my Bikes" That was over 25 years ago and she still honors that discussion to this day.

Boy did this thread get off topic :shock:
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Post #8 by TedT » Wed Aug 09, 2006 10:57 pm

Well she was looking at a couple of bikes, but for now she's just fine with riding on the back of mine. :-D Hopefully not too much more has to be done and my 'wing will be ready for inspection. Currently we're in the cutting and rerouting tubes stage to get the tank to fit right. I'll have some pics up soon of it, she's already fooling anyone who looks at her. By her I mean the Goldwing, of course.
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Post #9 by QUEEENlE » Thu Aug 10, 2006 6:19 am

Congrats TedT <smiling>

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Post #10 by CharlieT » Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:46 am

TedT wrote:Well she was looking at a couple of bikes, but for now she's just fine with riding on the back of mine. :-D .


On the back of WHO'S "bike???????? ;) ;)

TedT wrote:she's already fooling anyone who looks at her. By her I mean the Goldwing, of course.


I dunno, I think the future MRs.T is also fooling people, too..........What?? You're with HIM????? :P :P :P

Last night Ted and I were out in the garage working on his bike and friend who is a parts salesman at the local honda/big-four shop saw us out there and stoped. He was looking over Ted's bike, with the tank, seat and rear fender on it. Kept saying how sharp it looked, etc. Then he walked up to the front of it and stood there looking at it a second and then exclaimed, "That's a GoldWing engine!!!". He hadn't even recognized that it was a 'wing until he looked at the motor!

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Post #11 by TedT » Thu Aug 10, 2006 5:00 pm

Yeah yeah yeah, until my 'wing is finished it's one of your bikes or we cage it, since she won't ride on the interceptor. I'm not forgetting the camera next time either. This thing is going to be sweet when it's all said and done. 8)
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Post #12 by RebelRouser » Fri Aug 11, 2006 2:47 am

I Got Into, Or Should I Say I Was Dragged Into A Conversation The Other Day By A Bunch Of BMW Guys, Like An Hour Had Passed Before I Realized They Were Refering To My Bike As One Of The Most Original And Striped Down BMW's They Had Ever Seen, I Kinda Looked At Them All With A Puzzeled Look On My Face And Asked Them All How Long They Had Been Riding, Noew Mind You I Was The Youngster Of This Group, One Said 15 Years Two Of Them 10 And One For 2, I Laughed And Then Appologysed, And Told Them They Still Had Never Seen An Original Striped Down BMW, They Asked Me Why And All I Said Was Look At The Name On The Bike,................... HONDA!!!!! With This They Got On There Bikes And Left (why?), I Didn't Even Get A Chance To Tell Them It Was A GOLDWING!!!!

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Post #13 by QUEEENlE » Fri Aug 11, 2006 6:23 am

ahhahahahahhaa why dint you scream ..." Gold Wing " as they drove away ...hahahahaaaaaa

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Post #14 by thedutchman1975 » Thu Aug 17, 2006 2:42 pm

dont know if its off the wall but my 1100 has lost the fairing. will be transfered to a single seater. will have bearclaw drag fenders. different taillight. and probably gonna make my own steering.. lol
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Post #15 by gsxrjake » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:15 pm

I have a 79 and it has a huge seat on it. i would like to do something different does any one know whats available to fit this bike to give it a diferent look. i'm trying to decide what i want to do with this bike its currently al stock and pretty clean it will need mufflers and a seat different bars and I'm thinking a flame paint job. i havent seen a gold wing flamed although i'm sure its been done many times.


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