My Naykid!


Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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tigercub
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Location: ontario
Motorcycle: 1980 gold wing interstate gone naked
1972 CL350
1968 Triumph TRW250
1954 Triumph Tiger Cub

My Naykid!

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Ok fans, this is my winter's project....

before: download/file.php?mode=view&id=55732

and after : download/file.php?mode=view&id=55733

it has been a long and fun sometimes frustrating process , but thanks to info here an a few other places ....I'm happy to say this old girl runs great and looks pretty good for a 40 yr old.
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tigercub
Posts: 51
Joined: Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:06 pm
Location: ontario
Motorcycle: 1980 gold wing interstate gone naked
1972 CL350
1968 Triumph TRW250
1954 Triumph Tiger Cub

Re: My Naykid!

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What did I do?
well so far...in roughly chronological order:
battery,oil, filter,fuel filter, strip accoutrements..... compression test, replace seat cover, clean and check gas tank, replace gas shutoff,valve setting, belt replacement, plugs, complete carb Randak rebuild, sync carbs, paint buff everywhere, clean ALL electrical connection...I mean ALL, led bulb replacement, rebuild brake calipers...a few times ( stopped the leaking fluid by replacing aftermarket seals with genuine Honda seals)....clean and buff some more , reroute wiring and add headlight and turn signals from Dime City Cycles, ears , Honda emblems, tool box and gas tray from EBay.

Just need to replace tires and lube rear end :)
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DenverWinger
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Location: Denver, CO
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1980 GL1100 STD Vetter (2005-)
1993 GL1500 Aspencade (2017-)
1983 Trav-Lite Camper (2010-)
Past rides
1972 CL350 (1980-1988) sold
1978 Suzuki GS550 (1985-2005) sold
1977 GL1000 (2002-2006) sold

Re: My Naykid!

Post by DenverWinger »

She sure is Purty! :D
♫ 99 Little Bugs in the Code, ♪
♪ 99 Bugs in the Code. ♫ :(
♫ Take one down, Patch it around, ♪
♫ 127 Little Bugs in the Code. ♫ ♪ :shock:

~Mark
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