did anyone try tuning a gl11oo


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did anyone try tuning a gl11oo

Postby cafegoldwing_lover » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:53 pm



Hey guys i was just curious and wanted to chat for abit .. Did anyone try to tune their 1100's? what i means is did anyone upgrade it? like lighter cams, pistons ect.ect. Im thinking of tuning my 1100 to "race spec". Do you even think that there is a race engine out there? Is it even possible to get a wider wheel in the back? maybe like 240's from a suzuki blvd?? will it fit?? im just shooting the blue :lol: :lol: tell me what you think guys 8-)



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Re: did anyone try tuning a gl11oo

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:54 pm

Very tough to fit a wider tire back there without re-engineering the swingarm.

I know Randakk fit a supercharger to a GL1000, and it worked (he has video on his site) so the engines can handle it.

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Re: did anyone try tuning a gl11oo

Postby cafegoldwing_lover » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:40 am

True it would be hard. I know randakk did some stuff. He stoped the supercharger project though :cry: its really nice 2.. But i was thinking more of NA, direct power. I was looking at lighter/stronger pistons, valves, camhafts a whole bunch to list but the problem is no one makes them anymore so i thought... Since it a boxer engine ... it wouldn't hurt to check out what subabru has in store 8-) lol maybe im out of my head hahaha

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Re: did anyone try tuning a gl11oo

Postby highwaybum » Fri Aug 17, 2012 11:28 am

no but I did tuna fish once

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Re: did anyone try tuning a gl11oo

Postby RBGERSON » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:08 am

check the NGW site in the customize forum lots of stuff there.
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

FAIR WINDS,
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Re: did anyone try tuning a gl11oo

Postby hockeystuff54 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:34 pm

thats not tuning thats putting lipstick on a pig,thats a classic bike ,why why why ,enjoy it as it was meant to be enjoyed ,it will serve you well the way it is,chopping it is like kissing your sister ,

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Re: did anyone try tuning a gl11oo

Postby cafegoldwing_lover » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:27 pm

Tuna is great!!! And yes i tottaly agree with you. It would be wrong to do that lol. The bike deserves more love lol




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