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  1. Technical Help Forum
    Feel free to move if this is in the wrong spot of previously discussed for this engine! okay here is the story. So I got 2 bikes from this guy (I regret it already) one was an 82 gl500i (full fairing and bags etc) the other was and 83 gl650 (partial bike, missing rear end). My goal was to...
  2. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I've got an '83 GL650I and have been toying with the idea of doing a cafe racer build. Mechanically, the bike has been bulletproof and is my "daily" driver. I keep seeing incredible builds from others and I think it's something that I'd like to try. One of my biggest concerns starting this build...
  3. Selling and Buying Forum
    I have a 1983 GL650i looking for the grip,seat as my bike did not come with it.
  4. Technical Help Forum
    Hey guys, Looking forward to getting back out in this beautiful weather. I have modified my air intake on my GL650. Best I can describe it as is a large conical mono-pod filter. Basically I have removed the factory airbox, but kept the connection from the carburetors to the airbox. I then put a...
  5. Technical Help Forum
    Totally rebuilding the front forks. New bushings, seals and fork tubes. Replacing stock springs with straight rate springs. Honda says 275ml of fork oil. Racetech specifies an oil level of 150mm. With 275ml of oil in the fork tube, the leveling tool tube isn't even reaching the fork oil...
  6. Selling and Buying Forum
    Hello fellow enthusiasts, I've decided to sell my 2 GL650's, both running. One is close to a show bike, I've been told it's the cleanest example of a GL650 some people have seen since 1983, I have put a fair amount of miles on her, mostly interstate to the BRP, I live in Southeast Virginia...
  7. Technical Help Forum
    Hello CX500 Community! First off, I gotta say I have been a lurker on this forum for months now, and it's so relieving and refreshing to see such a positive community of people who are happy to share their knowledge. I'm here reading and researching at least once a day! Alas, it's finally come...
  8. Technical Help Forum
    GL650 Clutch basket issue - assistance needed I am working on a 1983 GL-650. I pulled the clutch pack out. As I am reinstalling the clutch outer housing, I can not get it to seat into the engine thoroughly. I think it is because of the two gears on the outside of the housing are offset. It...
  9. Technical Help Forum
    Hey guys, first huge thanks to this forum. You guys are amazing and have helped me so much in this dream of rebuilding a bike. So here's the problem I've run into: My GL650 has increased engine noise (I think it is transmission related) whenever I am riding in the 2500-3000rpm range. It's not...
  10. Technical Help Forum
    Hello all, I'm new to the forum, and new to this bike. I've rebuilt one engine before, and done alot of maintenance work before, but never on a motorcycle. I'm working on fixing up a GL650 I got off craigslist and wanted to get some input before I start this portion of the job. 1: Quick...
  11. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    After I graduated from college I found myself around the world riding across Vietnam on a 125cc Honda. I've had an itch to ride ever since, and here I am a few years later with an '83 GL 650. The guy I bought it from has recently tuned it, flushed all fluids, added a new battery and generally...
  12. Speed Moto Co
    cx500 exhaust manifold flange pipe holder aluminum gl500 cx650 honda twin exhaust New CNC Billet Exhaust Manifold Clamp Flange Replaces the stock flange with a cleaner looking clamp Direct bolt on cx500 gl500
  13. Selling and Buying Forum
    Hello All, I figured this would be the (most?) appropriate place for this kind of thing. I contacted the custom shop over at Cognito Moto recently to have a rear wheel hub built custom for a GL650. They are purveyors of fine custom parts such as the somewhat similar CX500 spoked hub disk brake...
  14. Selling and Buying Forum
    Looking for a 650 motor to swap into my CX500 project. Bonus if you're in the SW and/or within driving distance of Las Vegas.
  15. Where Can I Find...
    Howdy y'all, I was passing through my old haunt 2 weeks back and spotted a complete (from what I could see) GL650 in a moto parts place in Columbus, Ohio. I saw both hard bags, complete fairing with windscreen, motor, wheels, etc. I meant to post this earlier but had a brain fart. It's at a...
  16. General Discussion
    Anyone know of a good aftermarket keyed gas cap for a GL650? The one that came with the bike is all pitted and gross... I will be driving in the city mostly, so i would need a keyed one... Suggestions?
  17. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi everybody I'm Kevin form Italy, I have a gl650 of 1985 I've just renewed the engine and i will took to home her in this week! I have some question beacause in italy is unknow bike! I wish to make her a little lower which rear monoshock can i use? Or exist a lowering kit somewhere? I also...
  18. Selling and Buying Forum
    Hey guys. I have a lot of stock parts for the GL650 i'm looking to unload. I am located in Philadelphia. Will ship. All prices aren't firm. Front Wheel with break rotor - $60 Rear Fender Assembly - $75.00 Forks - $100.00 Carbs - $100.00 Rear Shock - $100.00 Rear Turn Signals - $40.00 Triple...
  19. Technical Help Forum
    Have an 83 gl650. The temp gauge not working so I tested it with a 6 volt battery and it went up, so I know it works then I tested the 7 v regulator and I was not getting the 7 v so I thought Bingo, but when I unplugged the green wire coming from the sending unit the regulator gave me a full 7...
  20. General Discussion
    Well i finally got my 83 GL650I back together and running (far from drive-able but hey im back on the right path lol). over the labor day weekend i motivated my self enough to get the engine back together and stuck it back in the frame then had to order a few parts and gaskets and got this...
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