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If anyone orders front brake calipers make sure the supplier's get the right numbers. The two front calipers have different sized pistons. The linked caliper on the left has much smaller pistons than the ones on the right. I recently order new caliper and dust seals for all three calipers and when I started on the left caliper found they'd sent me two sets for the right caliper. Apparently the guy on the phone I ordered from didn't look up both since he assumed the two front calipers were the same. On my 93 the rear caliper and front right dust cover and the seal are the same. The left ones are smaller. Just a heads up if you order without looking up the part number yourself first. I usually do but this time I didn't and it cost me three days waiting for the right ones.


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Same problemwith the GL1100. The '80 and '81 have identical single pistons, the '82 has identical dual pistons on the left and right, the '83 has different sized dual piston on the left and right. Due to the Unified braking system.

Most vendors still have figured out that '82 and '83 are different. I would tend to think that all the GL1200 are the same, maybe the same as the '83.

After all, the '83 GL1100 was a working prototype for refinements used on the GL1200!

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It makes sense that you'd have different sized pistons on linked systems, don't want too much squeeze caused by the foot brake on the front, but do want lots of leverage available on the front hand brake.
 
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