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1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:44 pm
by Wolfie666
Starting with this, 1985 GL1200 Limited. Has 37,000 miles on it. I bought it just for the engine that went out on my last build, but I liked the 1200 frame better than the 1100 frame I had used before.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:58 pm
by Wolfie666
Have to start somewhere.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:59 pm
by Wolfie666
Lots of wiring on the Limited.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:01 pm
by Wolfie666
Sectioning the rear fender.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:02 pm
by Wolfie666
Center fender mount.


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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:03 pm
by Wolfie666
Moved the cross support.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:04 pm
by Wolfie666
Clean the frame.


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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:04 pm
by Wolfie666
Lots of pieces.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:06 pm
by Wolfie666
Fender side pieces made from a trailer fender.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:08 pm
by Wolfie666
Fender finished.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:10 pm
by Wolfie666
Front fender trim welded on the back.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:13 pm
by Wolfie666
Made saddlebag mounts from 1" square steel tube, and 1" x 3/16" flat bar.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:15 pm
by Wolfie666
Fender and saddlebag bracket fit up.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:36 am
by Buli
Looks great. Good luck whit project

Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:41 am
by ericheath
Haven’t been many build threads this summer. Looks interesting. Keeping the EFI?