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

Post #376 by roughneck » Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:47 pm

But not the electric Color Schematic in color, something like this but for 1986
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Post #377 by Blackmagic » Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:25 pm

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Post #378 by Rat » Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:23 am

Nice .... hope you don't get rained on ....

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Post #379 by Blackmagic » Fri Mar 11, 2016 6:35 pm

Ha! It's California - it never rains here.

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Post #380 by sunnbobb » Sun Mar 13, 2016 6:31 pm

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Post #381 by duke182 » Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:53 pm

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Post #382 by handysmurf » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:05 pm

Hello all. I am new to this forum. I joined so that i could share the engineering journey i have just begun. I have an 85 ltd 1200 that i am currently stretching and modding to fit a 93 gl1500 engine. I seem to get a lot of sour comments on other forums. I guess the purists dont agree with my vision. Anyway, i will attempt to get some pics of the progress so far. I have stretched the engine bay 4 inches and dropped bottom rails just over 2 inches. The motor i ordered will arrive next week and i can start fabricating the engine mounts.

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Post #383 by Rat » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:53 pm

Welcome to the 'Wingdom.

Drop into the Introduction forum and say Hello, then start a thread about your build.

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Post #384 by ericheath » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:24 pm

Love to see that!! Take pics and post away!
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Post #385 by KYpondman » Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:30 pm

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Post #386 by guitardave » Sat Jun 11, 2016 10:16 am

Does this qualify as "off the wall"? I was going to do a thread on the latest version of Quasi-moto...but i didn't take many pics ...still might tell the tale (one of sorrow and woe but ultimately success!) if i find the time.

Anyway...a couple+ years ago i had made a home built seat/tailpiece that looked good.....but my rearend don't have eyes, and after about 35 miles it would convince me that lookin' cool was just not worth the price of admission..(if you want to do more than just bar hoppin')....so i got thinking about what was my fave seat from past bikes ...that was a no-brainer for me, a solo 30's Harley police seat. I had a 60 panhead with one on , and it was excellent. ( Its actually shaped to fit a butt!)

Since i seem to like a challenge, putting a seat meant for a back-bone style frame on a cage frame bike looked like "fun"....i hope it is sufficiently "off the wall" enough...

....i still have a few tweaks to do..lighter springs and front/back seat angle, but its waaaay better than the last two seats. .....did over 120 miles the other day .....with no complaints from my rearend!
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Post #387 by robin1731 » Sat Jun 11, 2016 12:36 pm

Look around and you'll see that really isn't that far off the wall. ;) Do a build thread. Restorations and projects would be a good place.

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Post #388 by Sugs » Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:14 pm

Looks cool, any pics of the front of that fairing?
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Post #389 by 82aspy » Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:07 pm

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

Post #390 by guitardave » Sun Jun 12, 2016 2:12 pm

"diy engine guards?"

yes...kind of...there made from a set of 80-83 shinbusters...with a diy strut to the bottom motor mount...they're a lot more rigid that they look at first glance.


"Looks cool, any pics of the front of that fairing?"
sorry...nothing in this computer. Keep an eye open i may make a short thread on Quasi-moto's recent redo...in the resto section. thanks
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