Slow cranking when engine is hot is a sign of a bad starter motor. There are many many threads about this on the forum if you care to search. Also, there is a starter motor refurb article in the Reference/FAQ section of the forum.
I have ordered from Gary before and been very happy with the service and shipping charges to the UK. He is a member of this forum and his username is cyclemax so shoot him a PM and he should reply soon.
The 1800 is harder to strip the panels off than the 1500. Most of the owners I know who had their 1800 Wings resprayed had the shop leave the upper fairing on the bike, and the trunk base also. The rest of the panels can be removed in a couple of hours, and the Wing covered/masked up with just...
This has been posted about many times. The later headlight will fit. The bulb connectors will fit. You only need the later connectors and bulb holders for the turn signals if you decide to fit the 98-2000 ones with the headlight.
J&M started producing their hand help mic recently. They had been out of production for years and they brought them back by popular demand.
It is listed for GL1500 and GL1800 only, but some chaps here are using it on...
Plenty of them on ebay. Here is one link out of many:
I think they are a bit expensive, the Honda filter only costs pennies more.
GL1500 wheels all came from the factory clearcoated. GL1800 models from 2012 are clearcoated, earlier GL1800 models are bare metal.
The clearcoat on GL1500 wheels breaks down eventually, which might give the impression they were never coated in the first place.