GL-1500I 1992 return


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greetings,
question for you, was being made gl 1500I even without return?
well thank you
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I think you are asking if the GL1500 Interstate has reverse. The answer is no, it did not come with the reverse.

Only the Aspencade and SE models have reverse.
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No, My 92 Interstate has no reverse, no cruise control, and radio without cassette player, and the windscreen is non adjustable.
Those who say it cannot be done should try not to interrupt those who are doing it.
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thank you for the quick reply
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Is it possible to add reverse gear or exchange the whole transmission? Would GL 1500SE 1998 transmission fit on GL 1500I 1992? What is aproximatelly price of complete transmission?
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Possible, but not practical. The easiest and probably most economical way to get reverse, is to sell the Interstate and buy an Aspencade or SE.
The next would be to just buy a used engine complete. You would then have to add all the bits that are on the bike, From what I've seen most of the wiring is in place, but none of the electrical items used for reverse. Without a parts bike it will get expensive to acquire all the parts. So buying a crashed Aspencade or SE to get the engine and other parts from would be a good idea.
And last is to not only do all of that, but also to open the engine and install the internal components. Some machining will most likely be required as well. The cost to have all that done by a shop would likely exceed the value of the bike several times over.
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Rambozo wrote: Sat Oct 08, 2022 3:56 am Possible, but not practical. The easiest and probably most economical way to get reverse, is to sell the Interstate and buy an Aspencade or SE.
The next would be to just buy a used engine complete. You would then have to add all the bits that are on the bike, From what I've seen most of the wiring is in place, but none of the electrical items used for reverse. Without a parts bike it will get expensive to acquire all the parts. So buying a crashed Aspencade or SE to get the engine and other parts from would be a good idea.
And last is to not only do all of that, but also to open the engine and install the internal components. Some machining will most likely be required as well. The cost to have all that done by a shop would likely exceed the value of the bike several times over.
Thank you for your response
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Charlie1Horse wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 11:55 pm No, My 92 Interstate has no reverse, no cruise control, and radio without cassette player, and the windscreen is non adjustable.
No cruise? I did not know that.
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And no low fuel warning light on the Interstate either.
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No LCD display, and no on-board air for the suspension, either.
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GL1500I was the “not rich” man’s entry level GoldWing. As mentioned, no too many options at purchase, but mine at least has a CB, but I use BlueTooth, so no benefit for me.
Once I learned that, I was able to become more confident and less fearful of being an aggressive learner on her. I was no longer worried about expensive options I didn’t have


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