82 gl1100a odometer


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82 gl1100a odometer

Postby Raj » Sun Apr 12, 2015 5:37 pm



Just trying to confirm actual mileage on my Goldwing. Does the odometer return to zero after 100000km? I bought it with 27,000km indicated, but as it is an 82, I suspect 127000 may be closer to the actual number. Any body know for sure?



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Re: 82 gl1100a odometer

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Apr 13, 2015 11:19 am

You are correct. It returns to zero after 100,000 (km or miles, depending on your market version).

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Re: 82 gl1100a odometer

Postby spiralout » Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:58 pm

Not cool. That would be turning over ever 62137 miles. Not cool at all :lol: :lol:

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Re: 82 gl1100a odometer

Postby sportsfreaked » Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:12 pm

It's possible to have only that many miles on it. It's not unheard of and one way to try to figure it out would be to do a compression test and see where you are at. Welcome aboard.
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Re: 82 gl1100a odometer

Postby Raj » Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:17 pm

I guess it's only 76,000 MILES, not so bad for 33 year old bike




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