engine swap


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sonny benfield
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engine swap

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will a 1500 engine fit my 1200 frame ? without modifications !



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AZgl1800
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Re: engine swap

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NO,

not even with modifications.
the frame on the 1200 is not near big enough

the carbs on a 1500 are on top of the engine, right where the 1200 gas tank is
~John

'02 GL1800
2009 Piaggio MP3 250cc

sonny benfield
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Joined: Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:35 pm
Location: salisburuy nc. usa
Motorcycle: 86 gl1200 aspencade

Re: engine swap

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well, so much for that idea ! thanks for replying.

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