1976 Sulfur Yellow Restoration by FutureBoy

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1976 Sulfur Yellow Restoration by FutureBoy

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This is my new scooter on its way home from Port Huron MI this past summer:

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This is my 5th motorcycle (my 5th Honda) and my first Goldwing.

Pic after her arrival:



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In the basement - in 100's of pieces:

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1982 CBX (sold)
1976 GL1000 Sulfur Yellow (Old Yeller) (sold)
1994 ST1100 Black (sold)
1989 Transalp White & Blue (sold)
2013 Yamaha Tenere (sold)
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Is that the current state of the project?

What happened to the engine?! Someone haz stoled it!! :o
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Welcome,

I sure like those yellows.
Enjoy life,
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Whoo Hoo, nice indoor winter project you got there. Congrats!
Even though you haven't asked I'm gonna vote for keeping her yellow! ;)
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Will stay Sulfur Yellow! I've had my eye out for a yellow 1976 for a while. Don't see many in Pennsylvania (not sure why), so I drove for 6 hours to MI to buy this one. The PO's took pretty good care of her - aside from the Vetter stuff and wire harness butchering - but that is all fixed now.
1982 CBX (sold)
1976 GL1000 Sulfur Yellow (Old Yeller) (sold)
1994 ST1100 Black (sold)
1989 Transalp White & Blue (sold)
2013 Yamaha Tenere (sold)
2004 ST1300
2009 Kawasaki KLR650
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MMMMMMMMMMMMM mellow yellow.
I' getting close.

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Hoosier Daddy,

That lower extension of fairing is about 17" long - is that what you were looking for?

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1982 CBX (sold)
1976 GL1000 Sulfur Yellow (Old Yeller) (sold)
1994 ST1100 Black (sold)
1989 Transalp White & Blue (sold)
2013 Yamaha Tenere (sold)
2004 ST1300
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Current state of project - frame painted. Did not remove gas tank or wire harness,or bars. All surfaces painted that will show.... Forks re-installed.

Now - on to the engine.

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1982 CBX (sold)
1976 GL1000 Sulfur Yellow (Old Yeller) (sold)
1994 ST1100 Black (sold)
1989 Transalp White & Blue (sold)
2013 Yamaha Tenere (sold)
2004 ST1300
2009 Kawasaki KLR650
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Frame is looking good ... nice paint job.
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Lets have a look at that water pump and seal......

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1982 CBX (sold)
1976 GL1000 Sulfur Yellow (Old Yeller) (sold)
1994 ST1100 Black (sold)
1989 Transalp White & Blue (sold)
2013 Yamaha Tenere (sold)
2004 ST1300
2009 Kawasaki KLR650
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I,too,looked for a yellow one for some time...The Zonker was an original Sulfur yellow,until I found the one I have now. Keep the yellow,they will only increase in popularity.
1975 GL 1000 "Street Fighter"
1976 GL 1000 "Screaming Yellow Zonker"
1976 GL 1000 Sulfur Yellow x2
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1997 GL 1500 Pearl Sapphire Black
1977 GL1000 Cirrius Blue
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Thank-you Mr Dremel!

Cost of old pipe - zero
Cost of Dremel disk - $ 1.00
Beating the System - Priceless!


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1982 CBX (sold)
1976 GL1000 Sulfur Yellow (Old Yeller) (sold)
1994 ST1100 Black (sold)
1989 Transalp White & Blue (sold)
2013 Yamaha Tenere (sold)
2004 ST1300
2009 Kawasaki KLR650
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Thank-you Mr Dremel!
Is that for the rear swingarm bearing nut, tripple tree nut, or front wheel bearing retainer?
Same type of tool just a different size for each ;)
Bulldoged '81 GL1100 "BOMBER!" BUILD THREAD
Bratstyle '80 GS750L "OVERKILL"
Cafe'd '81 CB750C "ROCK-IT"
Basket Case '72 CB450 K5 "NO CLASS"
Resto-Mod '67 BSA Spitfire "STAY CLEAN"

rainstromrider say's I'm "addicted to the build"... I think he might onto something :)
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Sorry - should have mentioned that this is for the clutch nut.

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1982 CBX (sold)
1976 GL1000 Sulfur Yellow (Old Yeller) (sold)
1994 ST1100 Black (sold)
1989 Transalp White & Blue (sold)
2013 Yamaha Tenere (sold)
2004 ST1300
2009 Kawasaki KLR650
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Ah! the nut behind the clutch!! ;) thanks for keeping us posted!
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