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wing55
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GL

Postby wing55 » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:27 pm



Does anyone know what the "GL" in Gl 1800 stands for, or is it just a random set of letters???



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Re: GL

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:53 pm

From Wikipedia and other info gathered....

Honda uses the GL to designate a particular model number. There is no acronym for it. Ford Motor company, however, uses GL to designate Grand Luxury. GLS is Grand Luxury Sport.

Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_does_gl_ ... z1lCGz0ST7

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Re: GL

Postby seabee_ » Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:41 am

I read somewhere it stood for Grande Luxe meaning Grand Luxury. Also heard it meant Geriactic Lounger. LOL.
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Re: GL

Postby Steve F » Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:23 am

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Bogator
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Re: GL

Postby Bogator » Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:09 am

I never thought about it ,---I ride a VALKYRIE, :lol:
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Re: GL

Postby themainviking » Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:18 am

Bogator wrote:I never thought about it ,---I ride a VALKYRIE, :lol:


Which means you are in the process of being carried off to Valhalla by your VALKYRIE (and they only take the dead)

Actually, I would like a Valkyrie RUNE for a third bike, but they are still commanding really high prices.


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