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1fastgl1100
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Motorcycle: 1983 GL1100A and 1982 GL1100A Modified

front brakes

Postby 1fastgl1100 » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:29 pm



does the front master cylinder operate the two front rotors? or is there a rear/front link system?



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virgilmobile
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Location: Denham Springs,La.
Motorcycle: 1988 GL1500 I
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84 GL 1200 I

Re: front brakes

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:22 pm

Front master,one rotor.Rear master,rear and the other front....

I think the front master operates the left rotor...not positive tho.

I hope you really don't have a 1992 gl1100A.. :D

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tmilam
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Location: Panhandle, Texas
Motorcycle: 1989, GL1500

Re: front brakes

Postby tmilam » Thu Feb 20, 2014 4:01 am

Front master operates right side caliper. Rear master operate rear and left front caliper.

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RBGERSON
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Motorcycle: 98 SE GL 1500
had every year from 75 to 83

Re: front brakes

Postby RBGERSON » Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:53 am

What year?? 83 linked as stated above..80-81 not linked and I forget if the 82 1100 is linked??? Pics are 1100's but what year???
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

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Happytrails
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Location: Tarentum, Pennsylvania
Motorcycle: 1991 Goldwing 1500 SE

Re: front brakes

Postby Happytrails » Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:07 am

Not sure about 1100's but 1500's rear brake links the rear and front left.
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RoadRogue
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Motorcycle: 1997 1500SE

Re: front brakes

Postby RoadRogue » Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:20 pm

83 was the first year of the linked brakes, 82 aspy was the first to use dual piston calipers. 8-)


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