GL1100 valve cover variations


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saganaga
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GL1100 valve cover variations

Post by saganaga » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:55 am



I've seen a few different used styles of valve covers being sold for the GL1100. Does anyone have a list of what style was used on what years/trims?



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Re: GL1100 valve cover variations

Post by newday777 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:39 pm

All years of GL1100 came from Honda with the same valve covers. 1st picture.

Stock GL1100 valve cover
Stock GL1100 valve cover

There were several aftermarket companies that made replacement covers in chrome.
Wingleader is one. (May have been sold through Drag Specialties)

Wingleader chrome aftermarket
Wingleader chrome aftermarket


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Re: GL1100 valve cover variations

Post by saganaga » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:53 am

newday777 wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:39 pm
All years of GL1100 came from Honda with the same valve covers. 1st picture.OIP (1).jpeg

There were several aftermarket companies that made replacement covers in chrome.
Wingleader is one. (May have been sold through Drag Specialties)20200102_123313.jpg
Thanks. I've seen a lot of the aftermarket ones listed as simply GL1100 valve covers, and I was confused by that.

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