Saving old GL1100

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Saving old GL1100

Postby nlovern » Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:01 pm

Nathan Lovern here. Havent been here much lately. I found a 81 GL1100 in a local scrap yard that someone brought in. All there but the motor is locked up,plugs out of it and water is in it. :cry: I hope to get it for $100. I have my 85 and with this one i want to make a coustom naked wing. I was wondering if anyone had a spare GL1100motor that didnt live to far away. Im in Rural Retreat,Va near I-81. Gonna try to get a motor at tax refund time.
I'm not gonna need the fairings or bags if anyone wants them let me know. There sun fadded but look good.
Nathan Lovern

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Re: Saving old GL1100

Postby steve491 » Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:38 pm

It's probably safe to assume you didn't get a title from the scrap yard and I don't know about VA but in most states it will cost several hundred dollars and a bunch of headache to get one. that might be why it was in the scrap yard, but if it's complete you got a good parts bike for $100.

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