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terryt
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engine bolts

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do any one know what these two bolts are for they go into the engine block. but cant see what they do. there on the later gl1000 and gl1100 engines. dont know about the gl1200
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Re: engine bolts

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Looks like bolts to hold the block halves together.
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No they go into the engine. looks like there holding a deflecter plate of some sort. inside the engine block
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looks like the oil splash/guard for the reduction chain
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They hold an oil trough that catches oil flung off the primary chain and deposits it onto the driven gears for the alternator. Very early engines didn't have it, and the gears wore quickly. Got fitted in early '76.


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