1983 Brake Rotors Interchangeable?

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1983 Brake Rotors Interchangeable?

Post by jeremysmith035 »

Are the 1983 GL1100 brake rotors interchangeable with 1981 and 1982. I know the calipers are not interchangeable, however I am not sure about the rotors. I need front and rear rotors and can find them available and much cheaper for the 1981 and 1982 models. I have a 1983 and don't want to the waste time and money if they are not interchangeable.

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Re: 1983 rotors interchangeable?

Post by DaveO430 »

I know the fronts will interchange, not sure on the rear.
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Re: 1983 Brake Rotors Interchangeable?

Post by redbug »

The spoke wheels on the 1983 changed it up a little and it might have something to do with the link braking system. 43120-MB9-000 is the rotor you need for the rear vs. the 43120-MB9-870 which is 82 and back. The rotors are out there. When you decide what you are going to do now let us know. Some may want to continue to restore or buy parts and get your money back.
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