1975 GL1000 project

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heDONist
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1975 GL1000 project

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Time to get this running again. Ran great when parked in 1998.
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Rebuilding both brake master cylinder now. I have to make sure it will stop, before I make it go.
Thank you, Don B.
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You'll probably need to rebuild the wheel cylinders and at a minimum flush the lines, too.
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Nice looking bike. Great bones!
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Don't think I could let a bike that nice, sit that long
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It's gorgeous. It looks like it's been parked in a dust-free, moisture-free environment.
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The bike has a Vetter Windjammer 3 that I am leaving off, for now. Also a set of Krauser bags that are ready to clip on. I am going for the naked Wing for now as I have a HD touring bike with factory sidecar, bought when I parked the Wing in 1998.
Thank you, Don B.
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I pulled the plugs, sent a couple glugs of ATF down each hole and let it sit for a day before turning engine with Kickstart. Next hole up battery and spun it over with plugs out, oil light when off after a second or 2. Checked plugs for spark, and we are golden.
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