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PiotrGL1500
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GL Project

Post by PiotrGL1500 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:25 pm



Hi everyone
I'm new here but going to stay for "while" due to my new Baby. What you can see on the pics I just bought......I could kill someone who harm that bike that way. Now starting to strip down all fairinggs and unwonted parts and create nacked bike, no rat no cafe racer just naked fully functionable bike. Have no overall idea how exactly it should be done but looking for your suggestions and help. Engine must be exposed because that is the best part. I do not know if I should move fuel tank on the top or use fake tank cover? Anything will be helpfull for me. I have few bikes on my garage and have done few nice projects.


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Rodzim
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Re: GL Project

Post by Rodzim » Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:33 am

I dont know if im crazy or what but i kinda dig it.
It doesnt look that bad in my opinion. Ive seen far worst.
I wouldnt mind taking it for a ride. All the extra weight shed off that thing must move....

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Re: GL Project

Post by minimac » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:10 am

That's what the factory did with the Valkyrie.
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Re: GL Project

Post by WingAdmin » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 am

minimac wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:10 am
That's what the factory did with the Valkyrie.
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Almost, but there are other changes to the Valk as well. Six carbs instead of just two (one per cylinder) gives it more torque (and a lot more maintenance). A beefed up transmission and driveline to handle the torque (which made their way into the late model GL1500's as well).



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