trying to find a fuel level senser float


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firagate
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trying to find a fuel level senser float

Postby firagate » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:04 am



im looking for a fuel level senser float for my 1979 gl1000 my main question is there any other years that will fit my bike because im having trouble finding the old one in new or good condition



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Re: trying to find a fuel level senser float

Postby maintainer » Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:44 am

They will be hard to find used, likely impossible new. You might have to buy a used one or a tank with one in it on Ebay. On my project GL 1000 I meticulously cleaned mine when I derusted and lined the tank. Afterwards I reinstalled and it works fine.
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1977 GL 1000 Standard (naked can be good, who knew?)

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Re: trying to find a fuel level senser float

Postby dingdong » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:35 am

Looking through the parts fiche, part numbers for 1975 through 1979 are all the same. 37800-371-008 All discontinued but you probably already know that.
Unless the coil wire is broken they can usually be cleaned up and reused.
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Re: trying to find a fuel level senser float

Postby firagate » Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:28 am

no mine is broken the original owner filled the tank up to the top with diesel around 20 something years ago and let it sit so it fell apart i can find early 80's floats but not 70's

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Re: trying to find a fuel level senser float

Postby firagate » Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:37 am

http://www.ebay.com/itm/84-HONDA-GL1200 ... 1678967205


does anyone know if this will fit the gl1000 it looks the same

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Re: trying to find a fuel level senser float

Postby ekvh » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:23 am

Pretty sure I have one from a 77. I wonder where it is???? If I find it later, I'll post up here




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