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post #10 of (permalink) Old 07-31-2019, 06:10 AM
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Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Year: 1977, et al
Make: Honda
Model: Gl1000/1200
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Since it has hydraulic valve adjusters which may have gone dry sitting, be advised it takes quite a bit of cranking to get them pressurized. The motor will sound like it has no compression. (Because it doesn’t) Crank 30 seconds, let starter cool, repeat. It may take a while.
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