will any auto starters work on gl1100


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will any auto starters work on gl1100

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ive heard the 1100 starter is just a mitsubishi starter if this is true is there a car starter thats the same as the bike,, thanks rick


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Mitsuba SM-224 interchanges, if you don't fit a Honda.
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No auto starters interchange, as far as I know.
SteveB123 wrote:Mitsuba SM-224 interchanges, if you don't fit a Honda.
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Cross Interchange Parts
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PowerSport RF86711075
BBB Industries 22-18600
NASTRA 18600
NASTRA 18632
Vision-OE PS-18600
HONDA 31200-463-008

A version of this starter is also fitted to some Kawasaki's. Sorry, I don't know which models.
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Yamaha 750 and 850 triple starters are also suppose to fit. never tried it, never seen it done.. just what I have read in blogs...
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Can anyone tell me if a 1987 aspencade starter will fit a 1983 1100 interstate
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I'm tryna to go buy the 1100 but it needs starter
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Although the GL1000 engine looks the same , the starter won't fit the 1100. But the 1100 starter will fit the 1000.
All the 1100 models use the same starter.
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Lovemywings wrote: Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:03 pm Can anyone tell me if a 1987 aspencade starter will fit a 1983 1100 interstate
No it will not fit. Only a starter from a gl1100 will work.

Your 87 starter will fit only 1985-1987 gl1200. (As a note...the 1984 gl1200 uses a different starter than yours.) Honda did a lot of changes in the 1980-1987 years of bikes.
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I took my 1100 starter to a starter and alternator shop. He redid the guts and for a very low price. I think it was like $30.00. It worked like brand new.


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