1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #721 by Bugdaddy66 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:04 am

Congratulations! Super nice job and attention to detail, I could stare at your bike for hours. Maybe see you on the road someday, Montana is a tiny little state :)
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #722 by OCR » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:48 am

WOW!
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #723 by Sagebrush » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:49 am

Congratulations, I knew you had a BOTM before you finished. Again, nice job.
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #724 by HOTT » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:05 pm

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You just can't look away !!!

Great Job all the way.
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #725 by FrontRunner » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:07 pm

Well done! Congrats on BOTM. You earned it. She is a sweet ride.
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #726 by 5speed » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:45 pm

congrats on BOTM..well deserved..
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #727 by leggman » Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:39 pm

Cool build. I have a couple of 1100 parts bikes if you need any parts. Just ask.
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #728 by desertrefugee » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:00 pm

Easily one of the nicest and most original customs to grace these pages.
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Post #729 by duke182 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:54 pm

Congrats on botm!
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #730 by chewy999 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:54 am

Many congratulations on BOTM, and great write up too.

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Previous Rides,
1980 CB250N Good to learn on
1981 CX500 good mid range tourer, went to Austria on it!
1983 GL1100C Pride and joy, sold when I bought my 1st house, big mistake
1985 GL650 Silverwing another mistake, horrible bike
1986 CBX550 Good commuter
1989 Suzuki GS750 (1976) cheap and cheerful until a dog ran out in front of me on Xmas Eve, 1991
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2010 CB1300 back on a bike after 19 years, two divorces, children grown up etc
1980 GL1100 NOW ON THE ROAD, still use CB1300.

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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #731 by Easter » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:42 pm

desertrefugee wrote:Easily one of the nicest and most original customs to grace these pages.


congratulations on a fine job.
Bikes at present:
80 GL1100 Interstate: Now a Cafe Racer called DRAGON WING.
81 GL1100 collecting dust with about 300,000 miles, known as BLACK BEAUTY
2008 (I think) GL1800 Nice bike but as exciting as the family sedan!
76 GL1100 yes, 1100 with 1000 heads and cams, being customized
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Re: 1982 GL1100 Corpse resurrection...er restoration...

Post #732 by tlbranth » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:28 pm

That is sooooo cool. You did an outstanding job. Aaaaaand now I'm really going to set up for powder coating.
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