I picked up my 81 Gl1100 in early 2014 and she was a disco purple full dresser. I spent 8 months breaking her down and fixing her up to her current OD Green military tribute beauty.
1981 Honda GL1100 (OD Green)
Replaced stator, neutral switch, and water pump.
Removal of wing, bags, and extra stuff. Install of headlight ears, headlight, military tail light and OD Green paint job.
Progressive springs and new seals in front. Rebuilt air shocks in the rear.