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by centurion
Tue Mar 29, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: A new kind of battery problem
Replies: 4
Views: 263

A new kind of battery problem

Greetings! Just filled up the 82 GL1100 with fresh gas and hit the starter. It wanted to go, but didn't, so I gave it a few breaks so as not to overheat the starter. Then all the lights go off. I figured I'd tripped a relay and decided to put the battery tender back on it. Problem was, there was no ...
by centurion
Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Brakes... again!
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Brakes... again!

I have developed a theory. If you have more than one machine in your garage, they'll start talking, and a popular topic of conversation is how to annoy you. Well, the '82 Wing drew the short straw (again) and last night, the rear brake locked up (again). I think all four of them are in there snicker...
by centurion
Wed Aug 06, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: This is why we do MAINTENANCE!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 320

This is why we do MAINTENANCE!!!

Oh, here we go again! I once had a red 1976 GL1000. I used it to bring my wife into a state of addiction to riding. Then I sold it to my neighbor, a professional mechanic, and bought a 1982 GL1100. As an aside, I let that one sit for approximately 8 years and paid for it in blood, sweat and tears (s...