Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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- Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:20 am
- Location: Southern NH, home again!
- Motorcycle: 1982 gl 1100standard, 1983 1000c
Hello all, have a swing arm question. Did mother honda install bushings or ball bearings in the `80-`83 1100`s? I ask because an Ebay seller is offering greaseable ball bearings/seals/covers kit for sale. My manual shows bushings. Has a ball bearing kit been introduced as a bushing replacement? Good idea, better load distribution and ease of maintenance.
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- Joined: Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:46 pm
- Location: Archbold, Ohio
- Motorcycle: 1983 GL1100 Aspencade
I can only go by what I am seeing in the Clymer Manual for these years. It shows that the bearing assembly is actually needle/roller bearings kept in place with a bushing and pivot collar.
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