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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They were pretty full of barnacles.
Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

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

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The pretty party continues. Tomorrow evening its pinstripe and clearcoat time.
IMAG0562.jpg
And, the carbs are now mounted, but the cables are shot. Only the choke and clutch cables were replaced by the PO. So, it's off to the Local Bike Shops tomorrow to see what's available on short notice. I really want to head out on this bike on Tuesday.
It's nice to have a nice running Guzzi for a backup, but I've invested a bit in this beast by now, just to be slowed by a cable issue.
I could cannibalize the 78, but it seems a shame to do it. But, it could happen. I already have the old carrier/luggage rack mounted along with the Vetter bags from my first build. They actually bolt right up and look better on the 83. Hmm.
I'll probably steal the shorty windshield off the Virago. It lost a head and doesn't need a windshield when awaiting a transplant. :horse:
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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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Amazing, I forgot that I already had a set of cables.
So, I'm all excited, ready to put the new cables on (I just happened to have a new set on the self!!!)
And I got to thinking, the PO said there were new belts, and a spare head came with the bike, maybe I shouldn't have trusted his word on the compression. Results
1- 135
2- 0
3- 130
4- who cares but 130
ARGHH !!!!!

Time to tear into the beast a bit further. I sure hope the piston and cylinder is OK. My local shop can get me new head gaskets by Monday if I get back to them by noon.

Gotta get to tearing down a side.
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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Oh oh! Hope it is an easy fix...
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I'll let you know what I find tomorrow evening. I'm booked up to fix a dryer and get prep work done for tiling a kitchen counter and backsplash tomorrow. The old head comes off tomorrow evening.
The replacement is on the bench ready to tear apart and checked out.
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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Starter woes. The beast isn't engaging, the starter motor spins but doesn't engage. Hopefully the alternator doesn't need to be removed, and the clutch is just sticky. We can dream, can't we?
There's some pitting due to corrosion on the valve seats on the replacement head, but I should be able to lap them out.
I'll keep you all informed!
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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The new(er) head is on the bench today. I figure if I can get everything done now that I can in the heated shop, when I can chip the ice off the barn, and get the 83 back in the garage, it will be warm enough to get back on the project.
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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Time to get at it again;
The heads are all shiny and ready to mount up.
The carbs are done and waiting for fuel.
THe garage is getting heat and AC (Motel wall unit)
And I am retiring (again).
I just am recovering from a pretty nasty bout of internal bleeding, so that I am getting a bit closer to normal. It's time.
Here is the sidecar that I am looking to hang in this. I love the little fins on the trunk space. How fifties can you get?
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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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spiffy
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The question is not how much time do you have, it is what you do with the time that you have Gandalf
"One of the greatest dignities of humankind is that each successive generation is invested in the welfare of each new generation." Fred Rodgers
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76 Ltd "cookies bike" not ready for prime time,
79 project, finished,
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'17 HD Road king and 08 HD Heritage softail (Beth's). I guess you can say we have MBS
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I should see it Mid August. It gets to fly to Sioux Falls from the Ukraine. I wish it came with a provenance. It might have an interesting history.
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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Well, the sidecar is in the back of the old Ford Expedition, all wrapped up in its shipping outfit.
It had been mounted on a Soviet era iZh. It has a ball and socket lower mounts for the subframe, missing the balls. Now to (1) determine whether or not to keep the ball/socket mounts and then (2) design and fit a subframe to the GL1100.
Some projects are to be long term, but the goal is to have something both secure and adjustable. More to follow (along with more pics!)
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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For reference https://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic ... 16&t=65631

You wondered about the provenance... It looks new to me or is it fully restored?
Mr. Honda ('83 GL1100/Dnepr) summer New Engine Thread
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Another guy with two sidecars..... Hmmmm... must be something to that....
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It has been restored. I haven't fully unwrapped it (I need to clear out a spot in the garage, moving the mower into the spot now taken by the GL1100 in the barn). Then to get the bike's butt off to put on new tires and bearings, and to finish the head swap. After that I will be able to unwrap the "present" from the Ukraine. I found a picture of a similiar sidecar on its original mount, a 2 stroke 350cc Russian Jupiter2 motorcycle produced in the 70's.
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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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Are you sure that sidecar will be heavy enough for a GoldWing? I was taught that a good rule of thumb is to look for a sidecar that weighs 25-35% of the weight of the bike so that it will be strong enough that its frame won't bend under the side loads generated during turning but not so heavy that it bends the bike's frame either.
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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