1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

Post #16 by sphen » Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:32 pm

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

Post #17 by isualum » Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:18 pm

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

Post #18 by gpzkat » Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:51 pm

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

Post #19 by Shadowjack » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:03 am

Aspencade neutral switches have all five gear-indicator wires.

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

Post #20 by Pete Hill » Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:39 am

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

Post #21 by Barrie » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:46 pm

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

Post #22 by bigscheaf » Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:57 pm

Oh dang, I just saw this one on Facebook marketplace. Best of luck with the sale.
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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

Post #23 by pidjones » Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:51 pm

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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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

Post #26 by Track T 2411 » Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:21 am

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

Post #27 by CrazyJerry » Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:59 pm

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

Post #28 by Liam » Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:19 pm

Congratulations on Bike of the Month. Sweet machine, looks so fresh and nice.

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Re: 1984 GL1200 Interstate to Naked

Post #29 by isualum » Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:07 pm

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

Post #30 by mbraun » Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:09 pm

Very nice, what is the small fairing you installed?


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