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

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

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83Interstate wrote: Looking into other gas tank options. This is a highly modified 86 vt1100 tank but would like something more streamlined. Any ideas?
did you remove the original gas tank?
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dontwantapickle wrote:
83Interstate wrote: Looking into other gas tank options. This is a highly modified 86 vt1100 tank but would like something more streamlined. Any ideas?
did you remove the original gas tank?
Yes, under the seat now is a 1/2 gallon air tank, compressor, C5 ignition and some other goodies.
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83Interstate wrote:My 83 gl1100 that went into surgery last January. Road King fairing, xs650 flat track seat, air ride, 94 something glide rear fender and semi truck led headlight in a dune buggy bucket. Looking into other gas tank options. This is a highly modified 86 vt1100 tank but would like something more streamlined. Any ideas?
You might get better response starting a build thread or asking questions in the tech section. ;)

An intro thread would be good too.

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robin1731 wrote: Thu May 28, 2020 10:05 pm
83Interstate wrote:My 83 gl1100 that went into surgery last January. Road King fairing, xs650 flat track seat, air ride, 94 something glide rear fender and semi truck led headlight in a dune buggy bucket. Looking into other gas tank options. This is a highly modified 86 vt1100 tank but would like something more streamlined. Any ideas?
You might get better response starting a build thread or asking questions in the tech section. ;)

An intro thread would be good too.

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I did an intro and wish I had documented more of my work I have done. It's about done now. Well done for now. My next build I will definitely do a build thread. Thanks for the advice.
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Greetings! I am building a 1979 GL1000 rest- mod I guess.. Have 2010 ZX1400 forks, rim, brakes...I started awhile go but life got in the way but moving and gutting the new house gave me some time to think things through a bit. I'll be using the Randakk double webber fuel system. I haven't dived into that brain scrambler part yet but it's progressing. I was looking for a better suspension and brakes. Those carbs look bad -ss..so this is what I got so far.Image
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I just acquired a well used 79 gl1000. I am going to go the cafe racer route with custom seat and bars and custom paint. its going to be a slow and steady project since I am getting old & slow nowdays.
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Hello, Robert Jordan. Welcome to the Club!
I am old and slow, too. ;)

Start a new Topic to introduce yourself, and a new build thread for your project, as well. Members Restorations and Projects tumb2

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