1500 cylinder heads

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1500 cylinder heads

Post by auditray2007 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 3:51 pm

Does anybody know if all the cylinder heads are the same on the 1500's? They all show Part No; 12200 but the product and class numbers are different and changed in 1990 and 1998.

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Re: 1500 cylinder heads

Post by dingdong » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:49 am

They all will interchange. The differences are all internal, 1990 got needle roller bearings for the cams and 1998 got the Valkyrie heads with different cam profiles. If you want to use 1998 and up on an earlier GL1500, then you should get both left and right heads so they are the same.

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