1975 GL1000

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Track T 2411
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Re: 1975 GL1000


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"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein

"He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail" - Abraham Maslow

"If you can't take the time to do it right the first time, how are you ever going to find the time to do it over?" -Unknown

Current Rides:
'Grumpy' - '81 Standard, now fully dressed.
'Layla' - '81 Standard w/dealer installed fairing and Hondaline bags.
'Scarlett' '76 'Survivor' nekkid as a j-bird!

Under Construction:
The 'Jalopy' '78-'79 Mash-up
'Quikie' '81 gl1100I back on the lift, project with the step-son!

In The Shed:
'81 gl1100I barn find aka "Josie, the farmer's daughter." (almost comatose build)
'77 gl1000, roller parts bike.
'82 gl1100I, 'Old Crusty' titled roller parts bike (free!)
'82 gl1100I, My first 'Wing, and an expensive lesson!
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Re: 1975 GL1000


Post by digger »

You are doing a beautiful job, such attention to detail! Love the look of that 4 into 1 gauge. I really like to see the progress you are making.
1975 GL1000
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Re: 1975 GL1000


Post by cfairweather »

I used a large oil pressure sensor that prevented the standard oil separator from being used so I had to find an alternative. Some of you may want to try this alternative at some point so I decide to take a picture of how I mounted it. It is a very small separator that cost less than $10.00 but it is a very tight fit where I had to put it. Just had to make a simple bracket for it.
I also got the front forks rebuilt. Mounted the handlebars and gauges too.
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