Honda GL1000 Timing Advance Unit Details

OEM Honda Timing Advance Unit Details:
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This simple device is critical to proper ignition function on Honda GL1000s!
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Reasonable Part Substitutions for Honda GL1000s

You can never go wrong with OEM Honda parts. Fit, function, and reliability are never an issue. If you have a show bike, authenticity requirements dictate that you stick with Honda parts wherever possible. Of course, if show judges are looking at things like your timing belts, then you have bigger problems!

The following chart lists reasonable substitutes that have performed well for me and many others. This information is available elsewhere, but I decided to post it here for convenience since I’m often asked. Prices are considerably less than the equivalent Honda parts.

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Recommended Honda GL1000 Timing Belt Change Interval

My recommendation for Honda GL1000 timing belts is simple: It you can’t verify their age – change them! Thereafter, my recommendation is to change them every 5 years or 25,000 miles…whichever comes sooner. Obviously, they should be inspected from time to time for any evidence of damage or deterioration which would warrant immediate replacement.

timing belt replacement

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Vintage Honda Restoration Experts

If you’re visiting my web site, you’re likely as crazy about vintage Hondas as I am. 

I no longer do restoration work. I recommend that you contact one of these skilled experts below for high quality restoration work.

1975 GL1000 Marilyn

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“Performance” Ignition / Carb Combination for ’78-’79 Honda GL1000 engines

I get lots of questions on this topic….

Honda GL1000 Ignition Advancer

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GL1000 VIN Codes, Etc. Explained

GL1000 Engine Restoration

Beautiful GL1000 engine restoration by customer Tom Cox of Loveland, Colorado

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Honda GL1000 CV Carb Cap “Button” Replacements

A new offering at Pistol Pete’s Services: newly developed OE style vacuum cap buttons replacements.

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 Honda GL1000 CV Carb Cap “Button” Replacements

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GL1000 Muffler Replacement Options

Need a replacement muffler for your Honda GL1000?  Then you probably know already that this can be a vexing proposition!

GL1000 muffler

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Vendor Spotlight: J.R. Luksik and CBX-tras

J.R. Luksik of Clinton Township, Michigan owns CBX-tras and is a Randakk Approved Carb Rebuilder who utilizes Randakk carb components exclusively in all his work.  J.R.’s specialty: Honda CBX and DOHC4 models such as the CB1100F.

Contact J.R. Luksik athttps://www.cbxtras.com

email: cbxtras@gmail.com

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J.R. Luksik with a Few of His Hondas

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Engine Rebuilding for GoldWings?

Unfortunately the economics of engine rebuilding are very poor on these engines.  Here’s some advice if you think you need a rebuild.

GL1000-Engine

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