1977 GL1000... back on 2 wheels again

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Re: 1977 GL1000... back on 2 wheels again

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a Studebaker what... ;)
Cliff ;) )

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'75 GL1000 home built trike; http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=39996
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Re: 1977 GL1000... back on 2 wheels again

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1954 Commander with a convertible conversion. I’ll be home tomorrow and post a pick of my goal. I’m far from finished right now but chipping away at it
1981 CB750f --- sold
1982 CX500C --- finally sold -- fundage for the "wing"
1977 GL1000 --- gone
1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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Hey there, Chuck!
I was watching an episode of Phantom Works this early morning and one of the cars they took on to repair was a 1963 Studebaker Hawk. Ding!
Hmmm as I recall a fellow in the Club... pictures 📸

How's your 1954 Commander coming along? ;)
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RE: a thorough fuel tank cleaning
"And your carbs will thank you. They no longer live down stream from a sewage plant." -gregforesi tumb2
"Can't see the paint when your looking thru the handlebars..........." -Oldewing ;)
"I'd rather Ride than Shine" -RAT tumb2 Me Too!!

Cliff

'75 GL1000 home built trike; http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=39996
October,2017 BOTM :shock: https://nakedgoldwingsclub.com/forum/page/Welcome

previous rides:
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1980 CB900 Custom (triked) 1997-2003 .... R.I.P.
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You want me to talk about my projects??? OK!!! dancr type1

Here are 2 of my inspriation pics. The red convertible is 1 of 1 that Studebaker built but never put into production.
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1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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And here is where I am at........ long road ahead :shock:
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1981 CB750f --- sold
1982 CX500C --- finally sold -- fundage for the "wing"
1977 GL1000 --- gone
1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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The engines in the picture are from Packard. Red one is a 352 that came standard in the 1956 Golden Hawk and the engine to the right is a 374 packard crate engine that was ran in a car for about 5000 miles. My end goal is for it to be packard powered and a t85 3 speed manual trans but currently there is a good running 289 Studebaker engine sitting in the chassis.
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1981 CB750f --- sold
1982 CX500C --- finally sold -- fundage for the "wing"
1977 GL1000 --- gone
1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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WOW!! Thanks for all the photos and details of your project, Chuck. :-D action1

Very Cool you are sticking with period correct engine alternatives, too! tumb2 tumb2
Cliff ;) )

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RE: a thorough fuel tank cleaning
"And your carbs will thank you. They no longer live down stream from a sewage plant." -gregforesi tumb2
"Can't see the paint when your looking thru the handlebars..........." -Oldewing ;)
"I'd rather Ride than Shine" -RAT tumb2 Me Too!!

Cliff

'75 GL1000 home built trike; http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=39996
October,2017 BOTM :shock: https://nakedgoldwingsclub.com/forum/page/Welcome

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1980 CB900 Custom (triked) 1997-2003 .... R.I.P.
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gltriker wrote: Mon Sep 11, 2023 12:28 pm WOW!! Thanks for all the photos and details of your project, Chuck. :-D action1

Very Cool you are sticking with period correct engine alternatives, too! tumb2 tumb2
No problem, as soon as these high temps breaks (making it enjoyable in the garage) I am going to start working on her again. October/Novemberish. Headed to PA in a few weeks to pull parts from a car a friend of mine has. should be a good time
1981 CB750f --- sold
1982 CX500C --- finally sold -- fundage for the "wing"
1977 GL1000 --- gone
1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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My petcock is broken..... (giggle)

BUT My carbs are back and fresh. THANK YOU Robin!
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1982 CX500C --- finally sold -- fundage for the "wing"
1977 GL1000 --- gone
1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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what huh wrote: Mon Sep 18, 2023 9:55 am My petcock is broken..... (giggle)

BUT My carbs are back and fresh. THANK YOU Robin!

Any time. Thank you. anim-cheers1 :crosso dancr
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Changed the oil and Installed the carbs today. Proud to say she started right up once the fuel was primed. Smoked a lot but kinda expected that, was sitting for a long time. Smoke settled as it ran and once it was warm it had almost gone away. Once I put a few miles on her I think the rings will find their home and everything will be hunky dory

https://youtube.com/shorts/JilJwD1Kytw? ... NYthQ2DDIJ
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1982 CX500C --- finally sold -- fundage for the "wing"
1977 GL1000 --- gone
1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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Good work

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what huh wrote: Fri Sep 22, 2023 1:18 pm Changed the oil and Installed the carbs today. Proud to say she started right up once the fuel was primed. Smoked a lot but kinda expected that, was sitting for a long time. Smoke settled as it ran and once it was warm it had almost gone away. Once I put a few miles on her I think the rings will find their home and everything will be hunky dory

https://youtube.com/shorts/JilJwD1Kytw? ... NYthQ2DDIJ
wOW Chuck!
Robin did a Great Job on those carburetors. :-D
The engine's response to quick throttle opening and consistently predictable return to idle is exactly what everyone should be shooting for when they Correctly and Completely refurbish their bike's carburetors "rack", too.
Cliff ;) )

Keep your eyes and ears open and you'll learn something new, everyday. tumb2

New users please visit our "Shop Talk" for common tips and help: <---jdvorchak
http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/page/ST
^^^^^^^click up here^^^^^ :oldies

RE: a thorough fuel tank cleaning
"And your carbs will thank you. They no longer live down stream from a sewage plant." -gregforesi tumb2
"Can't see the paint when your looking thru the handlebars..........." -Oldewing ;)
"I'd rather Ride than Shine" -RAT tumb2 Me Too!!

Cliff

'75 GL1000 home built trike; http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=39996
October,2017 BOTM :shock: https://nakedgoldwingsclub.com/forum/page/Welcome

previous rides:
1953 H-D Servi-car, naked, 1969-1978 (serial#53G1559 committed to memory!)
1980 CB900 Custom (triked) 1997-2003 .... R.I.P.
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Idle sounds a little low. But maybe it isn't up to temp yet. ;)
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robin1731 wrote: Sat Sep 23, 2023 10:13 pm Idle sounds a little low. But maybe it isn't up to temp yet. ;)
I could be swayed to go out to the garage and listen to that beauty again. At the time of making that video it was mid way to warmed up.

Sure enough, when warm (when the fan kicked on) she was only idling at 5-600. Bumped her up to 900 and sounds much better. Much much smoother and less clunking

Good ear Robin
1981 CB750f --- sold
1982 CX500C --- finally sold -- fundage for the "wing"
1977 GL1000 --- gone
1976 GL1000 --- Sold
1977 GL1000 --- IMMMM BAAAAACK
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