Rust on Frame...


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flajockjd
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Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Motorcycle: 1982 GL1100 Interstate "Barn find"

Rust on Frame...

Postby flajockjd » Sat May 04, 2013 12:04 pm



Okay fellas, I knew I was getting a barn find with rusted bolts and screws...then I found this when I got under her...what (if anything) can be done about a 2 inch rusted hole in the frame just in front of the kickstand.....advice...jokes...both are welcome
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trashtruck
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Location: albany, New York
Motorcycle: 1982 gl1100 interstate

Re: Rust on Frame...

Postby trashtruck » Sat May 04, 2013 2:48 pm

don't use the kickstand. seriously, the side stand is attached to a removable section of the frame. it shouldnt be hard to find or fabricate a replacement. check ebay and your local bike salvage yards.
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squirrel
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Location: portsmouth uk
Motorcycle: 1982 gl1100c (interstate)

Re: Rust on Frame...

Postby squirrel » Sun May 05, 2013 1:47 pm

hi i had the same issue with my 83 managed to source a side stand rail from the states its only 4 bolts to remove and saved me a lot of stress as it was leaning over at a scary angle


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