Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #166 by BigBrian27 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:49 pm

Sneak peek at the frame!
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1975 Honda GL1000 Goldwing
1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #167 by robin1731 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:19 pm

nice

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #168 by BigBrian27 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:56 pm

I'm getting ready to stuff this engine in. i suppose it's better to have the frame as a roller first? Or should I put the frame over the engine while it's stripped?
1975 Honda GL1000 Goldwing
1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #169 by robin1731 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:17 pm

Putting the frame over the engine is much easier.

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1976 Goldwing Super Sport
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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #170 by BigBrian27 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:15 pm

robin1731 wrote:Putting the frame over the engine is much easier.

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Thanks. I'll sucker a buddy into giving me a hand.
1975 Honda GL1000 Goldwing
1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #171 by ericheath » Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:23 pm

I could scratch that one up easily. Suggestions here are to wrap frame pieces with rags or pipe insulation to protect it.
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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #172 by BigBrian27 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:52 pm

ericheath wrote:I could scratch that one up easily. Suggestions here are to wrap frame pieces with rags or pipe insulation to protect it.


I was going to use blue painters tape.
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1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #173 by BigBrian27 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:53 am

Got a buddy to come over and help me throw the engine in frame.

Put some oil in her and threw the frame over. Shortly noticed an engine oil leak... NOT good.

Pulled the frame back off and tracked it down. Appeared to be coming from the rear cover.

Pulled the rear cover off and saw that I had left a washer on one of the studs which obviously wouldn't let the edges seal.

Removed the washer and ordered a new gasket, man I hate setbacks!
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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #174 by ericheath » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:04 am

Better now than later
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77 WING, 1200 engine with 77 heads, cams, gl1100 foot pegs, Magna V65 front end, 764A carbs, Suzuki M109 monoshock, gl 1200 swing arm, gl1500 final drive, wheel and rear brakes Valkyrie seat, Meanstreak tank, Sportster pipes, Power Arc ignition off crank.
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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #175 by BigBrian27 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:55 am

ericheath wrote:Better now than later


My thoughts exactly.

I had put that washer back on the stud so I would not forget where it goes during re-assembly.

I was mad at myself when I realized what I had done but also relieved that it wasn't something more serious such as a damaged mounting surface.
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1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #176 by BigBrian27 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:21 am

Making progress!
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1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #177 by BigBrian27 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:06 pm

Did some rotor drilling last night.
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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #178 by BigBrian27 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:24 am

All finished!
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1975 Honda GL1000 Goldwing
1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.

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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #179 by Sugs » Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:30 am

Looks good, how many bits did you go through?
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Re: Diamond in the Rough: My 75 Goldwing

Post #180 by BigBrian27 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:33 am

Sugs wrote:Looks good, how many bits did you go through?


Ok so I drilled 3 rotors. I used two 3/16" bits and two 9/32" bits and chamfered the holes with a 7/16" bit. So 5!
1975 Honda GL1000 Goldwing
1992 Kawasaki Concours ZG1000

Solid rotors suck! I have the PDF for the rotor drilling template, PM me if you would like a copy.


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