Facelift Part-2 | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: October 10, 2017 by noahyamen Facelift Part-2 I've covered some ground with the facelift for the GL1000. After lots and lots of sanding and polishing, I've got a nice shiny finish on the gas tanks. Now that the redkote has dried and sealed inside...

Facelift for my bobber | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: August 16, 2017 by noahyamen Facelift for my bobber I've finally had some time to start work on a number of facelift items that I've been wanting to do for a while on my bike. Originally I would have loved to start with a bare metal tank, polish it up ...

Weber IDF 40 carbs, clip-ons, and controls | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: May 25, 2016 by noahyamen Weber IDF 40 carbs, clip-ons, and controls For several years I wanted to attempt setting up dual Weber IDF 40 carbs on this. It's such a beautiful look, and an improvement in power. This year I finally pulled the trigger and bought the carbs. ...

Coming Together | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: May 15, 2013 by noahyamen Coming Together A number of things changed since the last update. The painted motor ended up having some problems. So eventually I replaced it with a good one I had acquired. This time I left the motor unpainted, and...

Painting things | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: April 16, 2013 by noahyamen Painting things Got around to sand-blasting and painting the majority of parts black: Engine block, frame, swing arm and wheels....

Split Tanks | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: March 08, 2013 by noahyamen Split Tanks I used a set of split tanks off of an old Harley for this one. Some modification had to be done to make this work though. The bottom of the tanks needed to be reshaped in order to fit around the elect...

Building the seat | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: March 05, 2013 by noahyamen Building the seat The setup for the seat is pretty simple. I'm just running a single square tube from the neck back, and angled it down to follow the lines of the monoshock.Here you'll see I've made a pan seat, which y...

Neck Support, Airbox, Electronics | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: December 20, 2012 by noahyamen Neck Support, Airbox, Electronics One of the largest hurdles from doing a monoshock setup on a vintage Goldwing is the relocation of the fuel tank. Normally, the tank is located under the seat. But with the monoshock this obviously wo...

Monoshock Fabrication | Deathwing GL1000

Posted: December 15, 2012 by noahyamen Monoshock Fabrication Here's the start of a new project: 1976 Honda GL1000 Goldwing Bobber. Everyone's always laughed when i tell them how long I've wanted to do a Goldwing bobber. It sounds ridiculous, because it kind of ...

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