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  1. New 81 GL500 owner

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I am a new member and new motorcycle rider. I just bought my first 'real' bike - an 81 GL500. The past few years I have owned a 63 vespa which is super fun, but I wanted an upgrade because I can't take the scoot more than 5 miles away from my house due to it's limitations on roads...
  2. WTB Left Side Panel/Battery Cover for GL500

    Selling and Buying Forum
    I just picked up a super clean '82 GL500 and the left side panel flew off of the bike while I was riding it on the highway. I see tons of right side panels for sale online, but the left side panel seems to be mysteriously rare. Does anyone have this part and willing to sell? The color I'm...
  3. Looking for GRIP, SEAT 77320-MA1-000

    Selling and Buying Forum
    I have a 1983 GL650i looking for the grip,seat as my bike did not come with it.
  4. New member from SE Wisconsin

    New Member Introductions
    Just picked up an 82' GL500 Silverwing from a friend who is moving out of state. He bought it a year ago from a mechanic/driving test examiner. The bike has just shy of 50,000 miles on it. My first go with the starter yielded mixed results. The engine will "fire" but won't stay running...
  5. 2! GL650's for sale!

    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...
  6. Looking for Parts

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hello I have a 81 Honda silver wing Gl500 and i am looking for the following items if you have them please let me know Front fairing with wiring harness off a GL500 Interstate model or Gl650 Interstate model Rear Blinkers with extenders off a GL500I or Gl650I Interstate model Saddle Bags...
  7. Wanted - GL500 Silverwing Frame

    Selling and Buying Forum
    I'm searching for a frame from a GL500. Needs to have a title that can be transferred.
  8. New to the Gl500 Game

    General Discussion
    Hey guys! I was gifted a 1982 Gl500 Silverwing by a good friend of mine and I'm looking for some good ideas. I like bobbers, but I also want to put the back seat on for my wife. Thanks!
  9. 1983 650 GL Sliverwing - Hard starting in the spring after winter

    General Discussion
    Hey everyone, Had a weird process of starting my Silverwing after sitting for the winter. When starting it, I pulled both plug wires off to make sure I could hear a spark (tick tick tick), then with both plug wires pushed back on the bike would not start despite choke, no choke etc... I then...
  10. Hello From Southeast Ohio

    General Discussion
    Hey everyone, figured I'd make a thread saying hello. Got my first motorcycle about a week ago. It is a 1982 GL500 Silverwing interstate. Needs some work before it is really ride ready but I don't think it looks too bad for being as old at is it. Got a Haynes manual for it and I have some basic...
  11. 1982 GL500 - trunk and saddlebags

    Selling and Buying Forum
    I just bought a GL500 and planning to strip it down to prep for buildup. Getting rid of unwanted parts. Location: Charlotte, NC Willing to ship at buyers expense. Windshield - $50 Saddlebags - $50/pair Trunk (not pictured) - $50 Thanks, Pete
  12. 83 Honda GL650

    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...
  13. New owner 1982 silverwing gl 500

    General Discussion
    New to this forum and also motorcycles. Just recently purchased a 1982 silverwing gl500 and was wondering if anybody had any tips on maintenance or stuff to look out for. Any help is appreciated, thanks in advance.
  14. Gl500 dies when put into gear...plz help

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi, my name is Jacob, I'm kinda new to riding and I just purchased a 1982 Gl500 from Craigslist. It ran fine for about 2 days. Then died. I pushed it back home, then started working on it. The bike only starts in neutral with the clutch held in. The engine starts and runs fine, then dies when...
  15. New 82 GL500 Silverwing Interstate: some ???

    General Discussion
    Greetings! Picked up a new 1982 Honda GL500 Silverwing Interstate on Saturday with 28,xxx miles on the clock! So far I've put ~150 on the clock since Saturday and it runs pretty great! Yesterday I adjusted the valves which were incredibly way too some gorilla tightened the...
  16. '82 GL500 front brake caliper won't come off!

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi everyone. So i just started my first project bike, a 1982 GL500. I've been tearing it down rather haphazardly, only sometimes referring to the shop manual (not smart) and ran into a problem with the front end. While dismantling the front brakes (this model has dual disc brakes), the left...
  17. 82 GL500 Restoration

    Build Threads
    Hi everyone, my name is Jake, and I have a 1982 Honda GL500. I bought it last year as my first bike and rode it a bit before completely restoring it this year. I did a ground up restoration over the course of nine months starting January 2015. A bit more about myself-I'm 22 and currently...
  18. Cherry 1982 GL500 for sale

    Selling and Buying Forum
    11,200 original miles in Naked configuration. Modular trunk and rear seat in excellent condition. Would like to see go to another Silverwing enthusiast. Original owners manual. Located Bainbridge Island, WA. $2500.
  19. Got my transverse beast back together... finally!!!

    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...
  20. New Silverwing Owner

    Midwest CX500 Owners
    Good Morning All, Just picked up a nice 83 650 gl, was wondering if anyone has a set of engine guards / crash bars i could purchase. please let me know through a pm if you do. Much Appreciated