1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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isualum wrote: factory tach wire, neutral, fuel level, and 5th gear signal (has a gear indicator in the cluster but only lights up when in 5th and has a signal)
does this mean it only indicates when youre in 5th? not 1-4?
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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yes -

The factory switch only had neutral, 4th and 5th

I could have used the 4th gear signal decided only to use the 5 gear as it was the only one originally going to the instruments

When not in fifth gear nothing shows in the display
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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I see a lot of customs that go in directions that I don't like - I'd say about 99% (except for a weak spot for clean cafe builds before the weird flat seat and headlight thing started), but I gotta say this is nice! Clean and purposeful, better than factory customs.
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Aspencade neutral switches have all five gear-indicator wires.
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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looks great ! i would love to see the reworking of the seat pan, I have a 85 interstate going semi naked and have a v rod seat with a more pillion friendly pillion seat.
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Awesome bike, it looks like it could've rolled out of the factory.
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Oh dang, I just saw this one on Facebook marketplace. Best of luck with the sale.
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Congrats on BOM! Such a smooth look!
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Congratulations on Bike of the Month. Sweet machine, looks so fresh and nice.
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Thanks everybody - I haven't been on the site much in the last few weeks. I never thought about BOTM. Very cool feeling to have others like the bike as well.

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Very nice, what is the small fairing you installed?
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