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found this while crusing around a forum that will remain nameless.











This has to be the simplest, most tasteful, most creative and best looking modified GoldWing I have ever seen. I have every intention of ripping off just about everything this guy has done in the future.



 

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it's a soft tail, as in literally. He used the shocks from a softail, fabbed his own mounts.







Take note of the rear brake.





Rear caliper mount off a 1200.







Double banjo bolt for crossover line for front brakes.



 

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I agree. That is really one sharp ride, and I like the rear suspension mods, looks very well done.:claps::claps::claps:

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DANG!!!! Some folks just have the knack :applause:
 

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The frame is powder coated with a finish called "rust". looks and feels like ...well...rust.
 

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^I wonder if it runs at all. Those exhaust pipe elbows look pretty clean.
(if it does run, I wonder what it sounds like)
It doesn't look like much attention has been paid to the engine in comparison to the frame.

I can appreciate people wanting to customize their bikes and I am glad that beauty is in the eye of the beholder because this one just doesn't do it for me.
 

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I think she is very pretty, only concern I would have with trying to drive it the fact that timing belts have no cover on them at all, one little rock and no more motor.... other than that she is a beautiful trailer queen.


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I like the way the front brake lines are done, will have to show that idea to Andy.
 

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And the engine did get some work. The heads were pulled, old paint was stripped off.. the block got painted and so did the heads. Valve covers were refinished. He also built is hown single carb manifold.

And I don't know if anyone notice but the rake on the front end was kicked out from the stock 26 degrees to 32 degrees.
 

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The way he did the mod to the frame is pure genious. It doesn't lower it at all.

And the method he used was so simple it was almost idiot proof. At no point was the steering head completely detached from the frame.
 

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Makes me want my GL1100 back!

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I read the build thread on that bike. Very good reading.
 

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Could someone post a link to the build? Jay
 
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