I just got my second GoldWing

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I just got my second GoldWing

Post by RexAubrey » Thu May 24, 2012 10:19 am

Hello everyone,

I just picked up my second GoldWing. It is a 1982 GL1100A (I will post pictures soon). That is where the confusion comes in.... The VIN is for an 82 but it has the digital gauges and the 83 wheels. The compressor controls are located just below the digital gauges and next to the ignition switch like an 83, not on the false tank like the 82. Did Honda come out with a late model 82 that had all the upgrades of the 83 on it? I have not checked to see if the front brakes are linked together or if the right is controlled by the rear brake pedal yet.

I have a lot of work to do on it. it only has 27k on it but the PO had let it set for a few years. I would like to ask the PO if he did any, or knew of any, upgrades done to the bike by others but unfortunately he is no longer with us. I purchased the bike from his daughter.

1983 GoldWing Interstate, 1982 GoldWing Aspencade, 1981 Yamaha 550 Maxim, 1979 Yamaha 650 Special

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Re: I just got my second GoldWing

Post by virgilmobile » Thu May 24, 2012 10:27 am

Nothing surprises me anymore and being 30 years old,who knows what has been changed or upgraded on it.Take it with a grain of salt,fix it up and ride it.You may never figure out the why's.

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Re: I just got my second GoldWing

Post by chiritc » Thu May 24, 2012 10:32 am

Could be! 8-)


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