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Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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mortiki
Posts: 56
Joined: Sun Jun 13, 2010 7:54 pm
Location: warren, ar
Motorcycle: 1983 gl1100(Bella)
1983 gl1100A(Acadia)
1983 gl1100(Trixie)
1981 gl500(Silver)
1980 GN 400(scat)
1979 cx500(Streak)
2004 CMX 250 Rebel(SOLD)
2008 roketa Bali 150(SOLD)

New member with 3 wings

Postby mortiki » Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:11 am



Howdy all, newbie here:) Just introducing myself and short subject.

I am working on GL 500 in livingroom making into silverwing I. Also have CX 500 making into comuter. We just acquired an 83 GL 1100 called Bella(Bike) and an 83 GL 1100 called Trixie(Trike) that is really a 4 wheeler. At 4'10" wife cannot flatfoot anything other than her Rebel till we found Trixie. But Trixie is sick.
Problem 1: Voltage seems off. Voltmeter on battery reads 13.4 @1200 and 13.0 @3000. and 12.7 @4500. Is this not backwards?
Problem 2: Reconditioned battery and topped off and tested good but when starting it clicks a few times then bumps then growls then clicks then bumps then cranks. Wife is worried sometime it will strand her.

Bellas only problem is right exhaust is flat and cool while left is strong and warm. Seems like #4 is not working right. after warmed up it goes to spitting intermittently. I am gonna run seafoam thru and see and also got sync kit to do all bikes.

BTW comp test on Bella shows 2 and 4 at 170 cold and Trixie cold runs 165 to 180

I have about 4 hours work left on Silver to get it on ground and doing house remodelling so not much time for 1100's but I find time if I have ideas to work on. Took me 2 weeks to remove broke exhaust and install repaired one so I am slow:).

Love this site wingadmin.


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mortiki
Posts: 56
Joined: Sun Jun 13, 2010 7:54 pm
Location: warren, ar
Motorcycle: 1983 gl1100(Bella)
1983 gl1100A(Acadia)
1983 gl1100(Trixie)
1981 gl500(Silver)
1980 GN 400(scat)
1979 cx500(Streak)
2004 CMX 250 Rebel(SOLD)
2008 roketa Bali 150(SOLD)

Re: New member with 3 wings

Postby mortiki » Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:22 pm

I forgot to post pics so here they are.
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Bella as acquired
Bella as acquired
Trixie as acquired
Trixie as acquired
Silver as acquired
Silver as acquired
Silver now
Silver now
Streak as acquired
Streak as acquired
Johnny after addons
Johnny after addons
There is never enough time to do it right but there is always time to do it over.
Edmond Burke "The only thing necessary for the advancement of evil is for good men to do nothing".


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