1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

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1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Post #1 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:44 pm

Starting with this, 1985 GL1200 Limited. Has 37,000 miles on it. I bought it just for the engine that went out on my last build, but I liked the 1200 frame better than the 1100 frame I had used before.

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Post #2 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:58 pm

Have to start somewhere.

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Post #3 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:59 pm

Lots of wiring on the Limited.

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Post #4 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:01 pm

Sectioning the rear fender.

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Post #5 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:02 pm

Center fender mount.


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Post #6 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:03 pm

Moved the cross support.

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Post #7 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:04 pm

Clean the frame.


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Post #8 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:04 pm

Lots of pieces.

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Post #9 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:06 pm

Fender side pieces made from a trailer fender.

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Post #10 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:08 pm

Fender finished.

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Post #11 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:10 pm

Front fender trim welded on the back.

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Post #12 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:13 pm

Made saddlebag mounts from 1" square steel tube, and 1" x 3/16" flat bar.

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Post #13 by Wolfie666 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:15 pm

Fender and saddlebag bracket fit up.

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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Post #14 by Buli » Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:36 am

Looks great. Good luck whit project
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Re: 1985 GL1200 Limited, time for a new project.

Post #15 by ericheath » Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:41 am

Haven’t been many build threads this summer. Looks interesting. Keeping the EFI?
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