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by scottedlund
Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: vetter trim
Replies: 1
Views: 124

vetter trim

Hey all I have a 78 gl1000 and am in the process of painting it. I would like to take the vetter trim off and replace with just black. Has anyone done this or is the silver trim the only thing you can get. If there is something else what is it and where can I buy it?

Thanks Scott
by scottedlund
Mon May 19, 2014 7:35 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Painting 78 gl1000
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Painting 78 gl1000

Has anyone ever painted the back side of the fairing (when sitting on the bike the black plastic in front of you). If so do you need a special paint or just scuff and paint after cleaning? Would love to paint and get rid of some of the black and if I can paint the fairing, I am going to paint the lu...
by scottedlund
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Front Fender
Replies: 0
Views: 166

Front Fender

I have a 1978 gl1000 and I have seen some of these bikes that have the front plastic fender on them. Are there other years of gold wings that fit the 1978 with out modification? If it takes modifications what modifications does it take. I have the chrome on on now but would like to spice up my bike ...
by scottedlund
Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: starter solenoid
Replies: 1
Views: 184

starter solenoid

ok my starter solenoid went bad and when I am looking for an aftermarket on all I can find is a 15 amp solenoid and the old on is a 30 amp. Can I use the 15 Amp and if not why and then where can I find a 30 amp solenoid

Thanks Scott In Illinois
by scottedlund
Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Hand Grips
Replies: 7
Views: 571

Hand Grips

Hey all I have a 1978 GL1000 and want new hand grips with throttle assist. First I have foam and chrome ones now and not sure how the end caps come off? Second are all grips the same (size, universal) or do I need something for Honda? And 3 where is the best place to get them? Thanks
by scottedlund
Sun Jul 21, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: brake handle sloppy
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: brake handle sloppy

Thanks for the help all, it was the plunger hanging up and just took some penitrationg oil and all is good now. Forgot to mention the bike sat for a year but at least I am enjoying it right now
by scottedlund
Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: brake handle sloppy
Replies: 4
Views: 194

brake handle sloppy

I am a new 1978 gl1000 owner and I had to replace my front brake micro switch. I did that and now the handle is sloppy. It is loose and the brake light is staying on all the time. How do you adjust the handle?