1500 Rear Wheel Unit into a 1200

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Decided to do some data mining for this subject. Intend to do the 1500 rear wheel unit mod on my '85 Limited Edition. The following threads are mostly from this and NGW forums, but others as well. Lots of info regarding 1000/1100 GWs as well. Enjoy.

The Wheel Truth – 84-87 Wheel/Flange Fit Info: https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=25817
GL1200 Rear Wheel Bearings 101 - https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... 27#p296127
GL1200 Rear Wheel Bearing: https://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22401
SEi Rear wheel removed found problems: https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopi ... 96#p200996
Stuffing a 1500 Rear End in a 1200: https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=15720
GL1200 Rear wheel bearing repair: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... ue#p290377
Swing Arm Data: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... ve#p721598
My 77 project that will turn into a café racer/Bobber with a kick – see post #333: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... inal+drive
Question Re. a 1500 final in a 1200: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... ve#p708446
Final Drive Swap GL1500 into GL1200?: https://www.goldwingfacts.com/threads/f ... 00.354299/
Speed in Gear Chart: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... ve#p700641
King_Coopr’s “Project” Log – see page 6: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... inal+drive
Schizoid, Power Arc, cam advance – project bike – see page 21: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... inal+drive
Darkside on 84 standard – see page 5: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... inal+drive
1200 pistons + 1500front & rear end:
https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... ve#p643053
1200 rear wheel on gl1000: https://ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php ... inal+drive
Click from the rear: https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=40278
Rear Wheel Bearing Question: https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=11198

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