GL 1100 carbs on a GL1200


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roallen
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GL 1100 carbs on a GL1200

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OK here we go. I've spent way too much time trying to fix the bikes and not enough time riding.
My 86 GL1200 started having carb issues last year so i tried the single carb conversion using a VW carb.
the bike ran beautifully but fuel mileage was for crap. After tinkering with the VW carb for weeks and not getting anywhere. i grabbed the carbs from my old 83 GL1100 slapped them on the GL1200 and she seems to run just fine
I'm back to 35 to 40 MPG but she does smell a little rich.
So my big question is will this harm anything?
I want to keep this bike running while i start my repair / restoration of my GL1200 Aspencade SEi
what do you guys think?
Thanks
Ron



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