Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:08 pm
Hi Guys, new to this group. I have 1977 GL1000 K1 which I've owned for the last 10years, the first 5 years I ran the wing regularly but gradually the bike began to run rougher and rougher and due to lack of funds and a divorce the bike was taken off the road and put into storage. I'm now in a better position to start a restoration project on it but have no idea where to start. No doubt the battery will be completely shot, but before I start down that avenue what precautions do I need to take before I attempt a restart. I am no mechanic but have a reasonable knowledge of how an engine works. I've owned motorcycles most of my adult life (now in late 50's) so can take on a lot of the work myself. I have no intention of attempting to restore the bike to its original condition, I just want a bike the looks,runs and sounds nice. So its over to you guys for any advice you can give. Oh yes and I'm based in the UK.