1975 GL1000 serial numbers


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1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby motorcyclemedic » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:06 am



Does any one know how, or has traced the history of older gold wings? I have a 75 wing- very low miles, would like to trace its history, but don't know where to start- found/bought it in Seattle in 2005- so it had a Washington title- (now has Alaska title) Any source of serial numbers when manufactured, sold thru dealers ect? Thanks, Dennis in Anchoarge



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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:10 am

I'd be quite surprised if you came across anything like that. The only place I can think of would be Honda, and whether or not they still had 40 year old records of those bikes is dubious.

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby motorcyclemedic » Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:09 pm

Thanks!! I will keep looking- what about these VIN search websites? Know anything about them? Dennis

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:14 pm

motorcyclemedic wrote:Thanks!! I will keep looking- what about these VIN search websites? Know anything about them? Dennis


They rarely have our old bikes in them - and most of them require entry of standardized VIN numbers which didn't begin until 1981.

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby SnoBrdr » Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:26 pm

WingAdmin wrote:I'd be quite surprised if you came across anything like that. The only place I can think of would be Honda, and whether or not they still had 40 year old records of those bikes is dubious.


Honda has always kept all info as a closely guarded secret.

Doubt they would tell youi anything.

Best way and not easy would be to do a title search thru the state DMV and then on to the next state.

Will cost you money as well as time.

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby motorcyclemedic » Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:29 am

Thanks everybody- right about title searches- for $13, told me I was the last buyer in 2007- this part of project is on back burner till bike is roadworthy again- Have done many mods, relays backing up headlight and radiator fan switches, Randakks Electric fuel pump with safety tilt switch ( I built these for Randall- this one was the prototype in 2007) converted to GL1200 clutch pack, with Hydraulic lever, new fuel tank, detailed engine, frame ect- Am down to finishing electric repairs on wiring, converting to LED lights, detailing front end- I need a new front fender if anyone knows a good source- Dennis in Anchorage

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby SnoBrdr » Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:46 am

motorcyclemedic wrote:Thanks everybody- right about title searches- for $13, told me I was the last buyer in 2007- this part of project is on back burner till bike is roadworthy again- Have done many mods, relays backing up headlight and radiator fan switches, Randakks Electric fuel pump with safety tilt switch ( I built these for Randall- this one was the prototype in 2007) converted to GL1200 clutch pack, with Hydraulic lever, new fuel tank, detailed engine, frame ect- Am down to finishing electric repairs on wiring, converting to LED lights, detailing front end- I need a new front fender if anyone knows a good source- Dennis in Anchorage


Are you talking the chrome fender?

I have a few of them last I looked for the GL series. I think they are all the same.

You can have one but I don't know if it would be worth it to you for the shipping cost.

You said you built the fuel pumps for Randall. Why did he stop selling them?

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby jubilee » Sat Nov 01, 2014 8:33 pm

Pistol Pete is compiling some stats on the GL 1975's...

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby pistolpete » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:50 am

Hello guys,
Yes, I am studying the timeline for the production of the GL1000 and their frame (serial) number) sequencing.
I have some info now and perhaps I can answer some questions.
Let me know your questions and we will try to get you answers.

Pistol Pete

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Re: 1975 GL1000 serial numbers

Postby motorcyclemedic » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:18 am

Hi Pete- Hope you see this- If so, I would appreciate any info on my 75 wing Serial Number- will reply to you with it- thanks Dennis




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