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General Information

Year
1975
Make
Honda
Model
Gl1000
Color
Purple
History
Third owner. Originally blue, reborn in the mid 80s by the last owner turned into a dresser (painted Porsche metallic purple with hot pink pinstripes - go figure.. )well loved for years until the last owner bought a Harley and lost interest in the ol wing. Let go and left to rot since 2000. Found in a mates garage mid 2012 and scored for a bargain!
1975 Honda Gl1000 (Purple)

Modifications

Drivetrain
New battle axes front and rear, spoked rims, presumably original as per surface rusted spokes
Interior
Rebuilt cooling and fuel systems from scratch, aftermarket 2nd hand exhaust (old one on it when purchased was rusted out) everything else standard and functional
Exterior
77 Yamaha fairing custom fit in the 80s (xj?) square headlight. Updated the old wood grain inserts with checkerplate. What's more pimp than wood grain? Checkerplate!!
Audio
All standard with a vision to upgrade ASAP
Suspension
Sponge n chrome grips. Chrome nut and bolt set from the 80s, Olympic rear rack with top box but no panniers (desperately seeking panniers!!)
Wheel and Tire
50watt Mp3 /USB remote stereo, pioneer 25watt 2 channel amp, jvc 6 inch 2 way 180 watt poly carb cone speakers

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