New2U Bike? Read Me.

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Taylorious
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FANTASTIC Sticky. Thanks!
WITNESS ME :flamer

If the only tool you have is a HAMMER, everything begins to look like a nail

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76' GL1000 "gonna-be-something-special" build
04' KLX300R Rumpus Mobile (plated)
90' XR100R Goon Mobile (plated)
smartingray
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Hello everyone, My name is Steve and I'm new to this site, and to Gold wings. I bought a '86 interstate about a month ago for the princely sum of $1000.00. pics are of then, and now... The bowl of rust came out of the gas tank...
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Here it is... I'm still trying to figure out how to use the site...
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CYBORG
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welcome. Looks like a fun project
1978 custom GL1000
1977 custom with 1200 engine
1985 gl1200
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Should be lots of fun, now that I finally got the tank out.... Had to take the hole a** end off the bike....
The throttle wouldn't move when I got it, turns out the carbs on the left side were the issue. Haven't opened them up yet...
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Welcome from Wisconsin. Looks like you have the same problem as I do; I get the bike home, and parts just seem to jump off the bike, lol. Good luck, and enjoy the ride!
"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein

"He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail" - Abraham Maslow

"If you can't take the time to do it right the first time, how are you ever going to find the time to do it over?" -Unknown

Current Rides:
'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!

In The Shed:
'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!
New2U Bike? Read Me.
BrooksGL1000
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Thank you, just what I was looking for. Just getting started on our 1975 GL1000, this is very helpful. Wish us luck! :crosso
507Derek
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Lots of good and helpful info here! Thank you!
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Hello there, from Canada's Capital, Ottawa.
Veteran Rider - Ex Tanker

Been riding 40 years, Owned the following bikes, but not all listed

a. 1984 - 1200 Naked original - sold but missed it
b. 1988 - 1500 GW - sold
c. 2005 - 1800 GW - still touring on it
d. 2000 - HD - Screaming Eagle Road Glide
1985 Aspencade to naked - Project
2005 GL 1800 - present ride
2000 HD Screaming Eagle - Sold
1988 GL 1500 - Sold
1984 GL 1200 Naked - sold - should never have
1984 Yamaha Venture 1200 -sold
1970 Yamaha SX 650 -sold
1978 - AVGP Cougar - Monument - LOL
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Welcome to our looney bin.
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Roady wrote: Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:13 pm Welcome to our looney bin.
a lovely note from the one who rules the bin... lolol lolol lolol
82 GL1100 Interstate-Oldewing (under going work, fresh frame, NEW motor)
68 CB 350 Hiding in my shed, soon my darling soon........
06 GL1800 daily rider
83 QR 50 Wifeys bike
76 GL1000 Fur Sail............
Sometimes I wrestle with my inner demons.........
Other times we just hug.......

Team 898
Team LTD 993
Team 76 R2B3
And always remember: beer has food value--but food has NO beer value...
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