Honda Service Repair Manuals


1980 GL1100'80

  • ENGINE
    • Engine type: Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
    • Displacement: 1085 cc
    • Bore & stroke: 75 x 61.4 mm
    • Compression ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valves: 2 valves/cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: four 30 mm, CV type
    • Exhaust system: Four-into-two with balance tube
    • Ignition system: Transistorized pointless
    • Starting system: electric
    • Fuel type: regular gasoline
    • Horsepower: 81 hp (60.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 88 Nm (64.9 ft. lbs) @ 5500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Clutch: wet multi-plate
    • Transmission: Five-speed, constant-mesh
    • Wheels: Honda cast wheels
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Brakes type: interconnected braking system internally ventilated double piston.
    • Front Brakes: dual 232 mm discs with 2-piston calipers
    • Rear Brakes: single 250 mm disc with 1-piston calipers
    • Front Suspension: air-assisted telescopic with TRAC™ anti-dive
    • Rear Suspension: air-assisted shocks
    • Front Tire: 110/90-19
    • Rear Tire: 130/90-17
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 1605 mm (63.2")
    • Dry weight (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
    • Dry weight (ridable): 272 kg (598 lb.)
    • Overall length: 2340 mm
    • Overall width 920 mm (36.2")
    • Seat height 795 mm (31.3")
    • Fuel capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)
  • OTHER
    • In 1980 Honda beefed up the GL1000 engine by 86 cc
    • Colors:
      • Candy Muse Red
      • Black
    • The emblems and pinstripes were gold
    • The wheels were black reverse comstar
    • The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
    • The saddle was dual and more pronounced than in previous years
    • The front wheel had dual discs with a single piston calipers
    • The transmission was a 5-speed with a shaft drive
    • The frame serial number began SC02-2000040 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2000047.
1980 GL1100
1980 GL1100

1981 GL1100'81

  • ENGINE
    • Engine type: Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
    • Displacement: 1085 cc
    • Bore & stroke: 75 x 61.4 mm
    • Compression ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valves: 2 valves/cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: four 30 mm, CV type
    • Exhaust system: Four-into-two with balance tube
    • Ignition system: Transistorized pointless
    • Starting system: electric
    • Fuel type: regular gasoline
    • Horsepower: 81 hp (60.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 88 Nm (64.9 ft. lbs) @ 5500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Clutch: wet multi-plate
    • Transmission: Five-speed, constant-mesh
    • Wheels: Honda cast wheels
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Brakes type: interconnected braking system internally ventilated double piston.
    • Front Brakes: dual 232 mm discs with 2-piston calipers
    • Rear Brakes: single 250 mm disc with 1-piston calipers
    • Front Suspension: air-assisted telescopic with TRAC™ anti-dive
    • Rear Suspension: air-assisted shocks
    • Front Tire: 110/90-19
    • Rear Tire: 130/90-17
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 1605 mm (63.2")
    • Dry weight: (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
    • Dry weight: 272 kg (598 lb.)
    • Overall length: 2340 mm
    • Overall width 920 mm (36.2")
    • Seat Height: 795 mm (31.3 inches)
    • Fuel capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)
  • OTHER
    • In 1981 Honda continued with the GL1100 with very little difference
    • Colors:
      • Candy Muse Red
      • Cosmo Black Metallic
    • The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold
    • The wheels were black reverse comstar
    • The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
    • The saddle was dual and more pronounced than in previous years
    • The front wheel had dual discs with a single piston calipers
    • The frame serial number began with the new style used throughout the motorcycle industry and common to the automotive industry: 1HFSC0207BA100001 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2100002.
1981 GL1100
1981 GL1100

1982 GL1100'82

  • ENGINE
    • Engine type: Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
    • Displacement: 1085 cc
    • Bore & stroke: 75 x 61.4 mm
    • Compression ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valves: 2 valves/cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: four 30 mm, CV type
    • Horsepower: 81 hp (60.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 88 Nm (64.9 ft. lbs) @ 5500 rpm
    • Exhaust system: Four-into-two with balance tube
    • Ignition system: Transistorized pointless
    • Starting system: electric
    • Fuel type: regular gasoline
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Clutch: wet multi-plate
    • Transmission: Five-speed, constant-mesh
    • Wheels: Honda cast wheels
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Brakes type: interconnected braking system internally ventilated double piston.
    • Front Brakes: dual 232 mm discs with 2-piston calipers
    • Rear Brakes: single 250 mm disc with 1-piston calipers
    • Front Suspension: air-assisted telescopic with TRAC™ anti-dive
    • Rear Suspension: air-assisted shocks
    • Front tire: 120/90H18
    • Rear tire: 140/90H16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 1605 mm (63.2")
    • Dry weight: (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
    • Dry weight: 272 kg (598 lb.)
    • Overall length: 2340 mm
    • Overall width 920 mm (36.2")
    • Seat height 795 mm (31.3")
    • Fuel capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)
  • OTHER
    • In 1982 Honda continued with the GL1100 with a few difference
    • Colors:
      • Cosmo Black Metallic
      • Candy Wineberry Red
      • Black
    • The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold
    • The wheels were black reverse comstar
    • The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
    • The turn signal featured a self-cancelling system
    • The saddle was dual and more pronounced like in the previous year
    • The front wheel had dual slotted discs with dual piston calipers
    • The frame serial number began with 1HFSC0205CA200101 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2200028.
1982 GL1100
1982 GL1100

1983 GL1100'83

  • ENGINE
    • Engine type: Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
    • Displacement: 1085 cc
    • Bore & stroke: 75 x 61.4 mm
    • Compression ratio: 9.2:1
    • Valves: 2 valves/cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: four 30 mm, CV type
    • Horsepower: 81 hp (60.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 88 Nm (64.9 ft. lbs) @ 5500 rpm
    • Exhaust system: Four-into-two with balance tube
    • Ignition system: Transistorized pointless
    • Starting system: electric
    • Fuel type: regular gasoline
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Clutch: wet multi-plate
    • Transmission: Five-speed, constant-mesh
    • Wheels: Honda cast wheels
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Brakes type: interconnected braking system internally ventilated double piston.
    • Front Brakes: dual 232 mm discs with 2-piston calipers
    • Rear Brakes: single 250 mm disc with 1-piston calipers
    • Front Suspension: air-assisted telescopic with TRAC™ anti-dive
    • Rear Suspension: air-assisted shocks
    • Front tire: 120/90H18
    • Rear tire: 140/90H16
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 1605 mm (63.2")
    • Dry weight: 272 kg (598 lb.)
    • Dry weight: (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
    • Overall length: 2340 mm
    • Overall width 920 mm (36.2")
    • Seat height 790 mm (31.1")
    • Fuel capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)
  • OTHER
    • In 1983 Honda continued with the basic GL1100
    • Colors:
      • Black
      • Candy Regal Brown
    • The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold
    • The wheels were cast with eleven spokes
    • The speedometer now has a 150 mph (240 kph) limit
    • The turn signal featured a self-cancelling system
    • The saddle was dual and more pronounced like in the previous year.
    • Brakes: Unified braking system with TRACTM anti-dive control front wheel had dual slotted discs with dual piston calipers
    • Wheels: Cast alloy wheels with deep tread tubeless tires
    • Seat: Adjustable
    • Instruments: Full instrumentation
    • The frame serial number began with 1HFSC020XDA300101 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2300012
    • For more detail click here.
1983 GL1100
1983 GL1100
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1983 GL1100
1983 GL1100



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