UPDATE! Wes Cooley Fairing Project to the GL1000

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Re: UPDATE! Wes Cooley Fairing Project to the GL1000

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very nice.
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Man, I love that wind jammer, where did you purchase it from?? And I love the blue that you went with with the complimentary orange pinstripes! Tip-of-the-hat to you sir!
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Re: UPDATE! Wes Cooley Fairing Project to the GL1000

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There is an Ebay seller from the UK that has them once in a while. It is a replica of the GS1000S Wes Cooley Suzuki. Top notch quality, better than the Airtech stuff.

Fairing Here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/GS1000S-Fairin ... SwOgdYpZOO

Windscreen Here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Suzuki-GS1000- ... rSL-P7O75w
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Awesome, thank you! And again, great looking bike!
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Really dig the look of that fairing on the bike. Has anyone popped this aftermarket yet?
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palepainter wrote:Really dig the look of that fairing on the bike. Has anyone popped this aftermarket yet?
Check out the previous thread responses for where to get one, just click on the Ebay links?
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Actually I didn't. I posted a reply from a few pages back. Sorry to bother ya.
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Re: UPDATE! Added Mirror Mounts to the Wes Cooley Fairing

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Finally got around to fabbing some mirror mounts. I had some old Kawasaki mirrors off a ZRX I had a while back. I just turned the mirrors 180 degrees and laid them on their sides. Flat 1/8" steel, machined a taper to some bar stock, welded up and smoothed out with some JB weld. Prime and Paint.

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Re: UPDATE! Wes Cooley Fairing Project to the GL1000

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You just keep making it better!
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Very nice! Clean and definitely out of the way. Looking clean!!!
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Re: UPDATE! Wes Cooley Fairing Project to the GL1000

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Hi,
Very nice bike, I really like this blue color.
What is the reference for this color ?
It looks better than the Honda "Candy Grandeur Blue Special, PB102CS". that was on the GL1100.

The bike looks great,:)

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Re: Here's an update on the progress of my GL1000.

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NunzioGsL wrote: Mon Mar 01, 2393 11:55 pm
dritzmans wrote:I'm curious to know if these bikes are too heavy for those shocks you picked out? I read somewhere that phentermine over the counter works very well and they are only rated for bikes up to 500 lbs. But that just might have been that particular model. If they are working I'd be curious to know how you like them. I REALLY like the Ohlins shocks but me wallet does not.

I haven't installed them yet but they are rated for:

Working stoke: 68mm Max load: 300 kgs 9( 640 lbs) I hope that's for both springs because if they are each it will be too stiff. Because the rear doesn't support the whole weight of the bike and is balance front to rear.

I have had lots of shock, works, ohlins, progressives, and fox so my expectations are not very high for these. They are rated by the spring and I'm sure the damping isn't adjusted for the added spring rates.
I'm thinking of picking up one of the Wes Cooley fairings for it as it seems to fit so well with the overall look and feel of the bike. Cheers, Joe.
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