1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked


Post by Jonesz »

Congrats on bike of the month. She does indeed look wicked. Nice job!

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked


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Congrats, nicely done! Enjoy the ride!

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked


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what tires are those?
Project bike "Dixie" - 1986 GL1200 Aspencade being rebuilt from ground up to be a naked 'wing. Build progress thread here: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=71959
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked


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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked


Post by Easter »

Beautiful bike and very well done but I too think it would be even better with a front fender.
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80 GL1100 Interstate: Now a Cafe Racer called DRAGON WING.
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked


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Shadowjack wrote: Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:03 am Aspencade neutral switches have all five gear-indicator wires.
Really? I got an 82 Aspy that is down to the engine, Front clip and next is to remove the engine. I know I will want to (ugh, do I have too? YES son you have too!!) re-do the stator, clutch, and starter clutch while I have it out and when I saw this I was like, Holy Flaming Motorcycles Batman, this guy jumped in my head and pulled my idea's right outta there !!! (Great minds think alike?) While I did not consider the V-rod tail section, it does look good. But IF I can rig the gear position from the neutral switch wiring I would definitely be exited about that.
I have a question I did not see answered, but, those tires look sexy as Heil, where did you get them? OK FOUND THE ANSWER ABOUT THE TIRES. Guess I missed the last couple o threads.
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