Honda Gold Wing GL1200 Motorcycles


1984 GL1200I’84

  • The Interstate for 1984 was similar to the 1100 cc unit of 1983
  • Unlike the 1984 GL1200’84, the Interstate had a full fairing, saddlebags, and trunk
  • Colors:
    • Candy Wineberry Red
    • Pearl Siren Blue
    • Senior Gray Metallic
  • It had analog instrumentation rather than the digital instruments of the Aspencade
  • The radio was optional.
Engine 1182cc opposed four cylinder SOHC liquid-cooled
Valve Hydraulic Valve Adjuster system
Transmission 5-speed
Drive Shaft
Accessories Fairing with height-adjustable winshield, saddlebags and trunk
Wheelbase 1610mm (63.4 in.)
Dry weight 318 kg (700.8 lb)
Seat height 780mm (30.7 in.)
Fuel capacity 22 liters
Front Tire 130/90-16
Rear Tire 150/90-15
Fork oil 345cc
Spark plug DPR8EA-9
  • The frame serial number in California began 1HFSC1440EA000001 while in the rest of the U.S., it began 1HFSC1410EA000001
  • The engine serial number (for both California and the rest of the U.S.) began: SC14E-2400107
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1985 GL1200I’85

  • You will probably notice that the basic Gold Wing (i.e., the one without the fairing & bags) was missing in 1985
  • Honda still fielded three wings, but dropped the bottom model and added one at the top
  • The 85 Interstate was just like the 1984 model except for the colors
  • Colors:
    • Candy Wineberry Red
    • Starshine Silver Metallic
    • Telstar Blue Metallic
  • Fuel capacity: 22 liters
  • Weight: 699 lb
  • Front Tire: 130/90-16
  • Rear Tire: 150/90-15
  • Fork oil: 345cc
  • Spark plug: DPR8EA-9
  • The frame serial number in California began 1HFSC1442FA100001 while in the rest of the U.S., it began 1HFSC1415FA100001
  • The engine serial number (for both California and the rest of the U.S.) began: SC14E-2500001
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1986 GL1200I’86

  • Although the Interstate for 1986 was the entry level model wing, it was still a good bike that differed only slightly from the previous two years
  • A rear fender splash guard was added
  • Colors:
    • Candy Wineberry Red
    • Black
  • Fuel capacity: 22 liters
  • Weight: 699 lb
  • The frame serial number in California began 1HFSC1440GA200101 while in the rest of the U.S. it began 1HFSC141XGA200001
  • The engine serial number (for California) began SC14E-2610001 and (for the rest of the U.S.) began: SC14E-2600001
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1987 GL1200I’87

  • Again the 1987 Interstate was like the previous year
  • The saddle changed to a tapered seat design with 3-stage foam
  • Colors:
    • Pearly Beige Metallic
    • Maethyst Gray Metallic
  • The frame serial number in California began 1HFSC1445HA300101 while in the rest of the U.S. it began 1HFSC1418HA300101
  • The engine serial number (for both California and the rest of the U.S.) began: SC14E-2710001.

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