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For Sale - '81 GL1100 Standard - $3000 - SOLD!

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Dec 3, 2009
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Mantua, New Jersey
I have our recently restored '81 GL1100 Standard for sale. It has 20,908 original miles on it. Bike was garage kept. It is also for sale locally, but the local price is $3500 (I am offering a more than a 15% discount for Forum Members). I have a clean New Jersey Title.

If interested, PM me by clicking on the PM button in my profile on the left.


For those that wish to get more background and look up the restoration thread and view the work performed go here:


Here is a list of the items on this bike and the work that has been done:

* Front and rear brakes cleaned, rebuilt and new pads
* New front brake master cylinder reservoir
* Complete flush, cleaning and bleeding of both front and rear brake systems
* New rear brake hose (Honda OEM)
* Timing belts have less than 200 miles on them
* New valve cover seals and valve cover bolt seals
* Valves checked and adjusted per specifications
* Aftermarket Drag Specialties chrome valve covers and timing belt covers
* Spark plugs new, original OEM wires, no cracks in wires
* New oil (10W40) and filter
* Aftermarket oil dipstick (Nice addition for checking oil on an '81)
* Aftermarket luggage rack and passenger backrest (confimed by my daughter as very comfy!)
* New AGM battery
* Tires have less than 200 mile on them
* Stator plug removed, wires soldered and heatshrink tubing (waterproof connection)
* Stator tested and putting out 14.8 volts maximum
* Carbs completely stripped down, ultrasonically cleaned, all new rubber seals, new accelerator pump, OEM float needle seats cleaned and tested (no leaks), pilot air set, fully synced
* New fuel hoses and gas filter
* Aftermarket oil soaked air filter
* Cooling system flushed and coolant renewed
* Thermostat and fan switch tested and working normal
* Aftermarket National Cycle Plexistar 2 windshield with new hardware on forks
* Fork seals replaced, new fork oil (ATF)
* Fork springs replaced with Progressive fork springs
* Rear shocks original, holding air, no oil or air leaks
* Rear wheel was pulled, final drive checked, oiled up and splines greased
* Shaft checked and greased at final drive
* Exhaust leak under right side muffler pipe fixed with exhaust seal.
* All lights work, horn OEM dual trumpet horn, turn signal buzzer works normal, all gauges working correctly
* Front forks degraded OEM clearcoat removed and the forks are hand polished
* Paint original and very well maintained (near new condition)
* Various chrome parts not shown on bike but will be included in sale including chrome spark plug wire covers, chrome intake covers, chrome fuel pump cover
* Bike just returned from 100 mile road test, all working normal!!

Minor issues found:

* Front fender paint chipped
* Right side aftermarket chrome valve cover scrapes
* Minor scratch on right side of windshield at hand grip (cannot see scratches until looking directly at them. Not in the line of sight)

Additional pics to follow:


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Dec 10, 2012
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Altadena, CA
I don't know...chipped fender and scratched valve cover...I'll give you $50 for it.

:BigGrin: Kidding, of course! She's a beauty, and anyone would be proud to be seen on her! Wonderful work, as usual, Gerry!

:clapping: :clapping: :clapping: :hi:


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Sep 12, 2012
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Lebanon, PA
[url=https://classicgoldwings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=188902#p188902:36a0l0e3 said:
mcgovern61 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:07 pm[/url]":36a0l0e3]
[url=https://classicgoldwings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=188901#p188901:36a0l0e3 said:
slabghost » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:00 pm[/url]":36a0l0e3]
You can stay here a while and fix my 81.
Sure would be fun! :yes:

He would need to bring his daughters along since they do most of the work! :smilie_happy:


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Jan 27, 2013
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Brisbane Australia
[url=https://classicgoldwings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=188996#p188996:33bybuiq said:
mcgovern61 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:50 pm[/url]":33bybuiq]
I have to stop taking the bike out for rides! It sure is a sweet ride and much more nimble than my '82 slug. (sell.....keep...sell.....keep........) :hihihi:
:smilie_happy: :smilie_happy: