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Re: New guy, old bike.

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Looking good!
Goldwings don't accelerate, they gain inertia.

1978 GL1000 - almost stock - needs a head replaced, parts are ready to install!
1979 GL1000 - Winter project/parts bike - custom "Busted"
1983 GL1100 Standard- raised from the dead and back to organ donor status :cry:
And the newest acquisition, 1979 XS 650F to be a sidecar tug. crossy.gif
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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Great look.
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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I thought painters took a swig of whiskey to calm the shakes lolol

btw looking stunning
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76 Ltd "cookies bike" ALMOST DONE
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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And there much to do yet, but here are some pictures of today's progress after a few rainy days... Haven't changed my belts yet, so I'm not assembling the radiator cover and scoops.

Have a great weekend everyone!
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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Looks even better in the sunshine! Have you got new belts to fit? Looking forward to seeing the bike finished.

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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: New guy, old bike.

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You should start a thread in the project section.
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1985 Honda Elite
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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BOTM
- Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It's about learning to ride in the rain.
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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that looks killer
1982 1100 standard. (sold)
1986 Yamaha FJ1200
2000 Yamaha Roadstar
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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1976 GL1000 Sulphur Yellow
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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robin1731 wrote:You should start a thread in the project section.
I'll do that, thanks for the advice.
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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chewy999 wrote:Looks even better in the sunshine! Have you got new belts to fit? Looking forward to seeing the bike finished.

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Have the belts but not yet found the courage to do it, I'll flush the radiator first.
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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robin1731 wrote:You should start a thread in the project section.
Robin, can't find the projector section I'm clocking all menúes... Help!!! type1
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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Damferg wrote:
robin1731 wrote:You should start a thread in the project section.
Robin, can't find the projector section I'm clocking all menúes... Help!!! type1
Got it! I was a bit lost...
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Re: New guy, old bike.

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BTW.... before you do a valve job... change the belts
-Rodger-
all it takes for evil to prosper is the want of a few good men to do nothing-Edmund Burke
The question is not how much time do you have, it is what you do with the time that you have Gandalf
"One of the greatest dignities of humankind is that each successive generation is invested in the welfare of each new generation." Fred Rodgers
"it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert" ancient saying
78 constantly modified/customized since 1978, BOTM June 2015 de-evolving this very moment viewtopic.php?f=30&t=65511
76 Ltd "cookies bike" ALMOST DONE
79 project, finished, FOR SALE
'86 1200 (Beth's)(FOR SALE) with motorvation sidecar (sidecar sold) , July 2017 BOTM
'17 HD Road king and 08 HD Heritage softail (Beth's) (FOR SALE). I guess you can say we have MBS
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