1983 GL1100 Standard Bill of sale date 7/5/18

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Re: 1983 GL1100 Standard Bill of sale date 7/5/18

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Only one of the insulators wasn't cracked or completely shattered. Time for new ones.
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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Re: 1983 GL1100 Standard Bill of sale date 7/5/18

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The 1983 has the forks with the Trac system for anti- drive. Does anyone know of a source for the seals for the brake mount/fork slide pins?
She's getting new Shinko sneakers today.
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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Re: 1983 GL1100 Standard Bill of sale date 7/5/18

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The last time I bought the boots for the brake mounts and TRAC they were available from my local Honda dealer.
Mr. Honda ('83 GL1100/Dnepr) summer New Engine Thread
The Famous Eccles ('84 CX650EI/VeloUral) winter Never Ending Build (CX500forum)
Click: Colour schematics for all GL1000 & GL1100 and GL1200 standard models plus instructions on how to download the full size version
"A guy with two sidecars can't be all bad." - Cookie
Another guy with two sidecars..... Hmmmm... must be something to that....
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Well, Bob, they still are available. They're spendy, like $10@ and four are needed. Not a seal to be neglected however. All the rest are still serviceable.
I could see how those anti-dive forks would be nice on Mr.H. What setting do you use on the Trac with your sidecar? ? I'm thinking about setting it at 2, with 4# in the shocks and go from there. BTW it is 100 degrees here today so I am hiding out in the house and the garage with the AC on.
Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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My forks aren't stock and only one of them has Trac. The last time I had the TRAC apart I had some trouble getting it back together so I fudged things a bit but it seems to work OK. More info here:
https://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=49627
Mr. Honda ('83 GL1100/Dnepr) summer New Engine Thread
The Famous Eccles ('84 CX650EI/VeloUral) winter Never Ending Build (CX500forum)
Click: Colour schematics for all GL1000 & GL1100 and GL1200 standard models plus instructions on how to download the full size version
"A guy with two sidecars can't be all bad." - Cookie
Another guy with two sidecars..... Hmmmm... must be something to that....
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Today's starting point.
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Recent work:
Tires mounted and balanced
Fork seals
New braided brake lines front
Crash bars salvaged and mounted
Radiator flushed and remounted
Water pump checked and new thermostat installed.
New fuel pump.
Differential serviced and painted.

Today's projects:
Clean and mount rear wheel.
Clean and mount the exhaust. It looks solid and should be serviceable.
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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New side doors for the Vetter bags. I have some old Honda tank badges that might work, but they seem a bit large for the bags.
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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Things are coming along. I'm getting my exercise walking from the garage top the shop to the barn, back to the shop, and by the time I get back to the garage with the parts, they are not the parts I originally set out to find. I'm glad I still have a week before I head out to South Dakota.
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The Saber Cycle hitch that I settled on didn't come with all the hardware, so a 9/16' rod was procured, cut to size and drilled to fit inside the tubing as a joiner for the three main parts for the hitch. I then got a 1/4x3/4x36 piece of bar stock for the main support from the frame's seat mounting bus. I then drilled the bar stock to match the holes on the two short pieces of bar stock provided with the hitch. I hope it holds. I plan to pull about 175 pounds.

I needed to move the Vetter bag mounts out about 7/8 of an inch to accommodate for the needed space behing the bags, because of those weird bumps on the backside of the bags. So, another fabrication project.
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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Now off to town for thin line vinyl tape.
Then
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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First startups are always so much fun. It is a learning experience. Three of the four floats were stuck open. So I guess the cylinders got cleaned unintentionally. Tapping and persistence loosened the floats I hope. I'll change out the resulting gasoil for fresh oil and synch carbs tomorrow.
Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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Re: 1983 GL1100 Standard Bill of sale date 7/5/18

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Nice job on the faux tank
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1983 GL1100 Aspencade named "Freki" currently undergoing change to a standard. 95% Done
1999 Valkyrie CT 1500 goes by the moniker "Valerie"
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The doors are NOS from a EBay seller. The decals were taped to the inside. They are at a minimum 30 years old. Needless to say the adhesives are also old. The front protective layer, when removed, leaves a tacky material on the surface. I'm not sure what to use to remove the residue without damaging or weakening the pinstripe bond.
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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It's finally out of the garage. Nice to have it off the stand, but I miss the AC. It's in the 90's tomorrow.
I took it out for its shakedown cruise. I was expecting lots of sounds, but not the incessant chirping. I couldn't seem to locate it, so I stopped let it idle, and it continued. So I shut the bike off. Darn crickets,
It does need some additional work.
1. I was not getting power to the temp and fuel gauges, so I replaced the 7v voltage regulator. Still no gauges. So tomorrow, off comes the radiator.
2. The foot pedal on the brakes is set too low, and the brakes seem weak. I'll try bleeding them again tomorrow, and maybe see how the adjustment of the pedal to the master cylinder is.
3. The throttle cables may need adjustment, or maybe I have a sticky vacuum slide piston. If it's the former, easy peasy, since I have to remove the seat and false tank anyway to check the wiring. It might be a vacuum leak. But I'd rather it not. Fix it!
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Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
1998 V11 EV Moto Guzzi - 65th birthday present, getting new brake lines - up for sale
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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This project is really nice looking. Paint looks great! Interesting engine guards that maybe buy you a little more room for the feet, especially with your floorboards. Do I spy a possible left fork seal leak starting, or perhaps just dirt/dust getting pushed up?
Avatar is a summer '21 photo of the Blue Phoenix, our Winter '21 GL1100I gone naked.
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