Honda GL500I

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Honda GL500
Manufacturer
Production 81-82
Class Tourer
Engine
500cc
Top Speed 99 mph
Spark Plug NGK DR8ESL '82
NGK D8EA '81
Battery YUASA YB14L-A2 '81-82
Front Tire 3.50-19 '81-82
Rear Tire 130/90-16 '81-82
Weight
Oil Capacity 3.6L after disassembly
3.0L after draining
Oil Filter K&N KN-111[1]
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10w40
Fuel Capacity 4.6 US Gal
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1981[edit]

1981 Honda GL500 Silverwing Interstate


The GL500I'81 Silver Wing Interstate was sold in 1981 and came in one of two colors: Candy Muse Red or Cosmo Black Metallic. The pinstripes were gold. The bike had a Pro-Link suspension and a dual front disc brake. The modular seat and trunk design had three configurations: A dual seat with no trunk; a solo seat with a small trunk, a solo seat with a backrest and a large trunk. The saddlebags were removable. The engine was a 496cc OHV liquid-cooled V-twin with a 5-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began JH2PC021*BM000007.

1981 Honda Motorcycle Full-Line Brochure


1982[edit]

1982 Honda GL500 Silverwing Interstate
1982 Honda GL500 Silverwing Interstate
1982 Honda GL500 Silverwing Interstate
1982 Honda GL500 Silverwing Interstate
1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red
1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red
1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red
1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red
1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red
1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red
1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red
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1982 Honda Silverwing Interstate (GL500I) in Candy Muse Red


The GL500I'82 was sold in 1982 in one of three colors: Candy Muse Red, Sterling Silver Metallic, and Brown. It had gold pinstripes, pro-link suspension, and a single front disc brake. The gas valve was now vacuum-operated with a reseve position. The engine was a 496cc OHV liquid-cooled V-twin with a 5-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began JH2PC021*CM100001


References[edit]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019. 


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