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by cameron987
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: 78 - Starting Lag Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 495

Re: 78 - Starting Lag Problem

That sounds like a starter with carbon built up inside the unit. No trouble cold, but warm the carbon build up uses current and results in the symptoms you quoted. Take off the starter and disassemble and clean out the carbon. Reassemble with no new parts and you will think you have a new starter. ...
by cameron987
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: 78 - Starting Lag Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 495

78 - Starting Lag Problem

I have a 1978 GL1000 with a starting problem. Upon the first start -- it fires up just fine, no problem at all. But, if the next time I try to start it -- say, after getting gas -- the starting turnover seems to lag. There are long hesitations between engine turns. The only way I can describe it is ...
by cameron987
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: 1978 GL 1000 - Side Covers
Replies: 7
Views: 533

1978 GL 1000 - Side Covers

New to the forum and new to the GL1000 family.

I have a 1978 GL 1000 that is missing the side covers (right and left side // battery). I found a set online that says "Fits 75-77" -- wondering if they are different or won't fit on my '78. Does anyone know if they are the all the same?