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Candy Blue Green

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Hello there my GLeat friends :D
I'm looking for a confirmation about the years of production of the Candy Blue Green GL1000.
It has been produced from 75 to 77, correct?
I mean, a Candy Blue Green 1976 GL1000 K1, frame number 20322** is original?
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Looking at the Paint Codes docment in the Manuals page, it shows it on 1975, 1976 and 1977.
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WingAdmin wrote:Looking at the Paint Codes docment in the Manuals page, it shows it on 1975, 1976 and 1977.
yeah.. that's correct. I was just wondering if that document is somehow verified! :oops:
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That document, I believe, was compiled from the paint color codes in the various parts manuals for the different years of Goldwings, so it should be accurate.
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That colour was 75 only, but due to slow sales would have been available in 76.

75 - candy blue/green, candy antares red
76 - candy antares red, sulphur yellow. 76LTD candy brown
77 - candy antares red, candy sirus blue and black
78 and 79 - candy maroon, candy grandeur blue and black

But an frame number starting GL1-2******* is from a 76 so check the engine number too.
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Old Fogey wrote:That colour was 75 only, but due to slow sales would have been available in 76.

75 - candy blue/green, candy antares red
76 - candy antares red, sulphur yellow. 76LTD candy brown
77 - candy antares red, candy sirus blue and black
78 and 79 - candy maroon, candy grandeur blue and black

But an frame number starting GL1-2******* is from a 76 so check the engine number too.
engine number is GL1E - 20314**
what do you think?
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In 76 the frame serial number starts with GL1-2001483, the engine serial number starts with GL1E-2001422,
so on that evidence it's a 76. I guess someone liked the blue/green enough to either have it repainted or changed the panels for OEM ones; easily enough done.
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as I can see it's not repainted...maybe replaced... :?
anyway that's not a problem because candy blue green is definitely the best GL1000 colour ever!! :D

BTW it appears the Paint Codes document in the Manuals page is contraddictory.. :geek:
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Stainless wrote: anyway that's not a problem because candy blue green is definitely the best GL1000 colour ever!! :D
Totally agree! Here's mine.


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Hello my friend. here´s the color table. bye
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You can get the color chart here - click on the Manuals link at the top of the page, and download "Honda Goldwing Paint colors and codes."
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Niiiiice bike!! You certainly keep it clean and shiny!! Great color too.
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:mrgreen: I like that color also... :mrgreen: Just ask Mr Green ---> :mrgreen:

About 15 years ago I was at a Honda dealer and asked about my PB-2C-S Candy Blue Green Special touchup paint... Boy, did I bring out the jeers. They thought I was nuts to think it still existed. That was 15 years ago. Anyway, from a UK website, I got a supposed color match used on 1996 Suzuki's called Teal Green 1ZV. I haven't used it yet but I will. Here's the link for the paint...

http://www.colorrite.com/product/suzuki ... n-1666.cfm
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When my mate Bill went to paint my panels, he found a standard Honda auto colour that is not a kick-in-the-ass off the right shade. You could only tell if you had an original alongside. The shading also depends on the silver base layer and how many coats of blue/green you lay on it.
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I'll keep that in mind. Knowing Honda, it probably would be expensive. Do you have a Honda paint color code number?
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New here. So my 76 in that color is actually a 75 color? Then I guess all my hard bags and such that match were custom painted?
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That would be true for any accessory. How well do they match your panels?
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They match perfectly. I can see nicks and scratches UNDER the paint, so I'm guesing somone started with a used set and painted to match.
I'm considering selling them, but haven't resolved yet.
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I should also mention I'm missing the smaller side panels that cover the battery. I see a bunch on ebay, but I"m holding ot for the right color. Should I be looking for 75's instead?
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If the ebay auction says '75 or 76' and it's looks 'factory' green, it's likely the PB-2C-S Candy Blue Green Special paint. Clue might be the presence of the decal. I see most "repaints" lack the decal.

Also, you will soon find that the left side cover had/has a problem in the upper tab(s) being broken off, I think from more frequent servicing of the battery. They even auction them broken. I repaired mine.
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Old Fogey wrote:That colour was 75 only, but due to slow sales would have been available in 76.

75 - candy blue/green, candy antares red
76 - candy antares red, sulphur yellow. 76LTD candy brown
77 - candy antares red, candy sirus blue and black
78 and 79 - candy maroon, candy grandeur blue and black

But an frame number starting GL1-2******* is from a 76 so check the engine number too.
Hi,
My GL1000K1 (PB-2C-S Candy Blue Green) arrived in the Netherlands at the Honda-dealer by the end of 1975 and was registered / license plate issued 02-01-1976.
The arrival end 1975 is 100% sure conform the first owner when i purchased it with total 11.000 mls in 1978.
1) This means that it was manufactured/shipped in Japan in 1975.
2) My frame number is GL1-2007xxx; the engine number is GL1E-2007xxx.
This (ref. 1 and 2) would mean that the combination of the frame nr. GL1-2xxxxxx already existed (end) 1975.
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Well,
I'm going to contradict myself. Looking at the old pictures of mine, and the pictures of yours, It would appear that the blue/green was available on the 76 models as well. The 75s had a single stripe on the bottom of the shelter side, changed to a double/two colour stripe for the 76 models.
Understand that the years I previously quoted are model years not necessarily the actual year. Also they were for the American market, the only info I have on that. It seems that other markets still had that colour as an option for 76 (and maybe 77 too ?).
So, although you have a genuine 1975 registration, you still have a 1976 model. '76 models would be starting to get shipped out to dealers well before the end of 75.
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Aha,
Thanks you for your reply and additional information!
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