Randakk’s Amazing Grips – Install Tips for Motorcycle Grips

Another Gripping Randakk Video presentation:

Watch on YouTube for best results.

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Honda GL1000 / GL1100 / GL1200 / CBX / DOHC-4 / CX500 & Variant Performance Parts

Build Sheet Details for Randakk’s Supercharged GL1000. Vintage Honda Performance!

This bike is now owned by a collector in Germany.

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Randakk’s RC-003 Supercharged GL1000 …Current Incarnation

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Brake Bleeding Tips

Bleeding the brakes on a GL1000 is straightforward and well-covered in any manual. However, this can be a most aggravating task. Below are some tips to reduce your frustration.

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Low Speed Wobble?

Low Speed WobbleDiagram by Vittore Cossalter and Roberto Lot

I get this question frequently: “Do you know why if you let go of the handle bars under 30 mph my ‘Wing has a bad wobble?”

Early ‘Wings and most other bikes of this vintage don’t have any inherent wobble tendencies and they are rarely ridden at the “limit” where handling anomalies are magnified.

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GL1100 Clutch Issues

You might consider this item: GL1100 Carburetor Repair Manual written by noted GL1100 guru Howard Halasz

This Tech Tip is provided courtesy of Howard Halasz – noted GL1100 Guru. Howard is a frequent contributor of technical columns and other information to GWRRA’s Wing World Magazine.

“Another GL1100 weakness, particularly with the ’83 models, is early clutch damper plate failure.

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Correct Rear End Tightening Sequence

This Tech Tip is provided courtesy of Ross Davis – noted early ‘Wing expert. Ross’s website is here.

Purpose:

Because the rear drive flange is mounted in a somewhat flexible fashion, this tightening sequence aligns this flange and keeps it from premature wear and unwanted friction. It also reduces unnecessary vibration and reduces rear brake squeal.

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