Information and questions on GL1000 Goldwings (1975-1979)
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I have a 1978 GL1000 engine. Has anyone ever fabricated a manifold to run this engine using a Honda automobile carburator?
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I have one on my gl1100 80. Im not sure if they made one for the gl1000. My setup came from a company down in Florida called Daytona Parts. Google them and give them a call. They are really helpful.
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pshaginaw wrote:I have a 1978 GL1000 engine. Has anyone ever fabricated a manifold to run this engine using a Honda automobile carburator?
Funny you should ask. I am in the middle of a carb conversion on my '81 GL1100I. I made the manifold and it bolted up last night. I am using a solex carb off a VW. there are a few pictures in this link
good luck with the conversion..... Stan
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I have to ask, but WHY? The standard carbs are fairly simple and easy to maintain, why go to all this effort to stick a single carb on? Plus all the extra effort to then get it to fuel correctly? Just interested in knowing what is motivating you to do this?
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