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    Default 1982 GS1100E head going back together

    Finally on my project GS1100E that I bought back in 2019. When covid hit I ended up working almost 340 days in 2020, leaving no time to play.
    I bought the bike from a kid who said the motor locked up after he put on new coils and reset the valves. The motor would rotate in reverse but lock when you would roll it forward. Gave him $100 and took it home.
    Took the motor out and the valve cover off, looked inside and seen he’d dropped one of the aluminum standoffs for the coils down inside the engine, it was jamming the cam chain.
    Im in the process of resealing the motor and completely rewiring the bike. Going to turn it into a cafe style.
    (trying to upload photos...)

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    Last edited by winmag4582001; 03-11-2021 at 04:49 PM.
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    1982 GS1100L-sold
    1982 CX500-sold

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    Hey winmag,

    Looking forward to pics...sounds like an intersting story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GSXR7ED View Post
    Hey winmag,

    Looking forward to pics...sounds like an intersting story.

    Ed

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    Can't load more than one.... Dangit!

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    Last edited by winmag4582001; 03-11-2021 at 04:54 PM.
    2016 Ducati 1299s
    1989 BMW K100RS
    1982 GS1100E-current build
    1980 GS1000E-sold
    1982 GS1100L-sold
    1982 CX500-sold

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    Do you have a picture hosting site?





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    GS750TZ Parts Bike [Seq#6036]
    GSX-R750Y (Sold)

    The fact that you infer my non-acceptance is what I'm talking about. (31Jan2021)
    Quote Originally Posted by GSXR7ED
    Forums are pretty much unrecognizable conversations; simply because it's a smorgasbord of feedback...from people we don't know. It's not too difficult to ignore the things that need to be bypassed.

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    Something I totally overlooked when I got the bike... The head, it's a 750. Went out to the garage and measured the bore, it's at 74mm. Double bonus. Somebody at sometime had some work done to it.
    2016 Ducati 1299s
    1989 BMW K100RS
    1982 GS1100E-current build
    1980 GS1000E-sold
    1982 GS1100L-sold
    1982 CX500-sold

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    Here's kinda the direction. Frame is at powder coat now, doing orange. Got the block honed, cleaned and painted. Doing the lower case this weekend and have to order some rings. Hopefully within a month it will be done.

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    2016 Ducati 1299s
    1989 BMW K100RS
    1982 GS1100E-current build
    1980 GS1000E-sold
    1982 GS1100L-sold
    1982 CX500-sold

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    Finished head

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    2016 Ducati 1299s
    1989 BMW K100RS
    1982 GS1100E-current build
    1980 GS1000E-sold
    1982 GS1100L-sold
    1982 CX500-sold

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