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Online Jamesh_sussex

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Re: 1975 GL1000 K0 - early 9xxx VIN
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2018, 12:19:08 PM »
He would until you hit the twisties and then you'd kill the Wing.
Got to say these early wings do actually handle surprisingly well. But you’d definitely want the 500 for the twisties..

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Re: 1975 GL1000 K0 - early 9xxx VIN
« Reply #16 on: July 10, 2018, 01:24:21 PM »
We found the exhausts grounded early and there was no choice of back tyre then but the bike did 40,000 ish in 3 years and apart from servicing/tyres the only problem was the shaft sliding joint went as the very early ones had no grease nipple on the bevel drive housing and the crown wheel bearings went because we did not change the rear wheel bearings(slight play) early enough.
This bike had full craven luggage and people used to kneel on the top box to get it shut!

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Re: 1975 GL1000 K0 - early 9xxx VIN
« Reply #17 on: July 10, 2018, 06:15:10 PM »
He would until you hit the twisties and then you'd kill the Wing.

Not many twisters in the M4 J10 to J11


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Re: 1975 GL1000 K0 - early 9xxx VIN
« Reply #18 on: July 10, 2018, 09:13:44 PM »
Unless you live in the Motorway services you have to leave them sometime  ;D ;D ;D
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