Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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- Motorcycle: 1980 GL1100 Interstate
Is it possible to re-chrome the parts on my bike, especailly the valve covers, the covers appear to be cast alluminum, and the chrome is chipping away, if not, I guess I will strip them down and anodize them.
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- Motorcycle: 1982 GL1100I
There is a excellent article here on HOW TO POLISH these parts,you can make these parts look like a mirror.You dont want to use chrome on valve covers because the heat will make them blister.Follow the inst.and they will shine better than new ,then a little metal polish once a year to maintain the shine.
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