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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #46 by rcmatt007 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:29 pm

I believe cyborgs had a lot of extra engineering and was not just stock
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Post #47 by ericheath » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:41 pm

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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #48 by rcmatt007 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:47 pm

just a wee bit of extra
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all it takes for evil to prosper is the want of a few good men to do nothing-Edmund Burke
The question is not how much time do you have, it is what you do with the time that you have Gandalf
"One of the greatest dignities of humankind is that each successive generation is invested in the welfare of each new generation." Fred Rodgers
"it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert" ancient saying
78 constantly modified/customized since 1978, BOTM June 2015 de-evolving this very moment viewtopic.php?f=30&t=65511
76 Ltd "cookies bike" not ready for prime time,
79 project, finished,
'86 1200 (Beth's) with motorvation sidecar, July 2017 BOTM
'17 HD Road king and 08 HD Heritage softail (Beth's). I guess you can say we have MBS

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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #49 by CrazyJerry » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:15 pm

PigPen, this here's the Rubber Duck and we about to put the hammer down! :crosso
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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #50 by desertrefugee » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:24 pm

I love it! Not only are you self-proclaimed crazy, Jerry, and not only are you a fearless embarker of projects, you're also a storyteller and an artist. For a second there, I could've sworn time stood still…

I'm really going to enjoy this one. Also love the still shot with the smoke curling out of the pipes.
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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #51 by ericheath » Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:14 pm

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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #52 by sunnbobb » Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:57 am

Digging this build.
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1981 Street Fighter GL1100 "No Quarter"
1983 Supercharged Street Drag "Anubis" (in worx)

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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #53 by sc redneck » Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:49 pm

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I'm not quite sure... But I think we've meet before... ;)

One things for sure though...



There's nothing like smoke in the hole.

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Can't wait to see it finished.

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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #54 by CrazyJerry » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:41 pm

sc redneck wrote:.

I'm not quite sure... But I think we've meet before... ;)

One things for sure though...



There's nothing like smoke in the hole.

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Can't wait to see it finished.

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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #55 by CrazyJerry » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:47 pm

desertrefugee wrote:I love it! Not only are you self-proclaimed crazy, Jerry, and not only are you a fearless embarker of projects, you're also a storyteller and an artist. For a second there, I could've sworn time stood still…

I'm really going to enjoy this one. Also love the still shot with the smoke curling out of the pipes.


lolol thanks desertrefugee!
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More to come.......
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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #56 by ancientdad » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:52 pm

+1 :lol: :lol: anim-cheers1
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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #57 by CrazyJerry » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:28 pm

Quite a lot has happened since the last posting a week ago!
This GL1100 runs, but not good, so by process of elimination we need to find out why.
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To begin, (as seen in the video following these pics) the engine was engaged via the starter and spark was observed with the spark plugs resting on the handlebars. No problems there so moving along....
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The timing belt was correctly installed on the left side - pulley and case timing mark are good to go:
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The timing belt was incorrectly installed on the right side - an entire tooth off. It's an easy mistake to make if you've ever experienced changing timing belts on these Goldwing engines (the timing gear on the left side can rotate on its own once the belt is removed due to the valve springs transmitting their energy through the rocker arms to the cam shaft lobes, and those lobe slopes under tension from the springs can allow an unanchored timing gear to spin). If the person who installed these belts wanted to, they easily could've corrected the problem (it's now corrected) but here's the pic of how far it was off, and for reference, the engine did start and run in an earlier video:
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Doubt with all work from here on out is instilled when something like a timing belt is off a tooth, so next up the valve clearances were checked. The intake valves were all acceptable but all the exhaust valves were too tight (not within spec). Those have now been set to spec. There's also rust deposits in the pools of oil laying in the heads. Evidence of rust can be seen on the rocker arms:
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The engine was warmed up and a compression test was performed on each cylinder. A very encouraging 155 psi straight across the board was noted:
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The fun wouldn't be complete without performing a leak-down test on all cylinders. So first we find our top dead center on the cylinder we wish to test, then apply air and note what the gauge shows us. We also listen for the sound of air that may be escaping by the piston rings, valves, and then visually check the radiator for any evidence of bubbles by removing the cap and looking in at the coolant. This test went well and all cylinders were within about 2% of each other. No air bubbles noted in the coolant, and no hissing sounds from air escaping by the rings into the crankcase. The exhaust pipes and the intake plenum were also quiet so it appears the valves are sealing well.. This is looking better! The Pittsburgh Leak-Down Tester is adequate for this job:
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With the engine not running well, it's probably a good hunch at this point that the carburetors need to be inspected - both inside and out. It was 15 degrees above zero at the time of these tests here in Colton, NY.
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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #58 by sunnbobb » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:34 pm

Nice methodical.
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1980 County Road Hauler "Brain Damage"
1978 Cafe Custom Gl1000 "Vyper"
1977 Bulldog Inspired "Vaincre"
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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #59 by CrazyJerry » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:39 pm

sunnbobb wrote:Nice methodical.

Thanks sunnbobb! Throwing caution to the wind has seldom been on my side - although it can be rather exciting at times! :twisted:
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Re: Who built this one? GL custom in Oklahoma

Post #60 by Easter » Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:23 pm

Glad to see you moving ahead with the Okie project even though the temperature is not helping.
Bikes at present:
80 GL1100 Interstate: Now a Cafe Racer called DRAGON WING.
81 GL1100 collecting dust with about 300,000 miles, known as BLACK BEAUTY
2008 (I think) GL1800 Nice bike but as exciting as the family sedan!
76 GL1100 yes, 1100 with 1000 heads and cams, being customized
A fleet of parts bikes awaiting resuscitation or customization or abandonment :IDTS:


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