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jtjeep75
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Howdy

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Post by jtjeep75 »

Just wanted to say hello and thanks for letting me in. Been stalking for a bit and finally picked up a 78 GL1000 in mostly running order so I could join the club. Going for a mild cafe/scrambler look once its all said and done. :crosso
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CYBORG
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Welcome. Sounds like a good project, and we love pictures
1978 custom GL1000
1977 custom with 1200 engine
1985 gl1200
jtjeep75
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as soon as I hit my intro limit I will start documenting my progress :)
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Track T 2411
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Post by Track T 2411 »

Welcome from Wisconsin. If you haven't found it already, check out the new 2me link in my signature. Lots of good info on what to look over and great how-to's. The best place to start is changing the timing belts, BTW!
Enjoy the ride!
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'Grumpy' - '81 Standard, now fully dressed.
'Layla' - '81 Standard w/dealer installed fairing and Hondaline bags.
'Scarlett' '76 'Survivor' nekkid as a j-bird!

Under Construction:
The 'Jalopy' '78-'79 Mash-up
'Quikie' '81 gl1100I back on the lift, project with the step-son!

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'81 gl1100I barn find aka "Josie, the farmer's daughter." (almost comatose build)
'77 gl1000, roller parts bike.
'82 gl1100I, 'Old Crusty' titled roller parts bike (free!)
'82 gl1100I, My first 'Wing, and an expensive lesson!
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rcmatt007
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welcome to NGW.... the 78's ARE the best looking
-Rodger-
all it takes for evil to prosper is the want of a few good men to do nothing-Edmund Burke
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78 constantly modified/customized since 1978, BOTM June 2015 de-evolving this very moment https://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic ... 30&t=65511
76 Ltd "cookies bike" not ready for prime time,
79 project, finished,
'86 1200 (Beth's) with motorvation sidecar, July 2017 BOTM
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Post by Rat »

Welcome to the 'Wingdom.

Belts ? :-D

Gord
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‘84 GL1200 Interstate ‘R2B6' (Rat to Be 6)
‘76 project .... R2B3 ....
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desertrefugee
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rcmatt007 wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:33 pm welcome to NGW.... the 78's ARE the best looking
Welcome! And I 100% agree with this sentiment.
'97 Valkyrie, '86 VMax, '83 ZG1300-6, ‘82 CX500 Turbo, ‘79 CBX, ‘78 GL1000, '78 750F Project

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Can't argue wwith that. My 78 always gets attention :lol: :lol:
1978 custom GL1000
1977 custom with 1200 engine
1985 gl1200
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Post by AZNGW Rider »

Welcome to the site. Good luck with the project.
1976 Goldwing GL-1000
1998 Royal Star 1300
2001 Honda Shadow Spirit 750
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1975 Kawasaki KZ400
1977 Goldwing GL-1000
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77Gowing
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Post by 77Gowing »

Lotz of Guruz here....I'm not one of them. If you want nothing done & someone to over think, I'm yer man.
Mostly, I can tell U how NOT! to do something on a MC.
Best of luck on your project, you'll love it.
"Less is More" Anonymous

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1977 GL1000 "O'le Blue."
2014 Yamaha 950 V Star (sold)
2017 Indian Scout Std w/ABS
2009 Honda VTX1300R "Me Brudder's"
1984 Honda Interstate "84' 2outa4."
1982 Honda GL1100 "After thought."
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