Honda 1984 GOLD WING Motorcycles


1984 GOLD WING GL1200

The new GL1200 is a clean winner in the best-undressed touring bike category this year. It’s got all the makings of a great tourer and then some, with fully air-adjustable suspension, Q-H headlight, adjustable seat and lots of other advanced features.

When you add in a powerful new engine, reduced maintenance and a high-performance new chassis, you get what may be the best do-it-yourself tourer money can buy. Just plain, the GL1200 is terrific.

FEATURES

  • Liquid-cooled opposed-four 1182 cc engine has more horsepower and 13 percent more torque
  • Hydraulic Valve Adjuster system eliminates valve clearance maintenance while providing quicker starts, faster warm-ups and smoother, quieter running
  • Hydraulic clutch self-adjusts and provides light lever action
  • Higher-output ACG unit delivers 360 watts, and comes with a special damper that controls noise at low and medium rpm and disengages at higher rpm
  • Electric fuel pump
  • Larger air cleaner volume and new exhaust primary chamber free breathing a boost power
  • Four 32 mm CV carburetors give quick response without the need for accelerator pumps
  • Lighter two-core radiator reduces weight and increases cooling efficiency
  • Solid state ignition has electronic advance
  • Shaft drive
  • Four speed plus overdrive fifth speed

Chassis

  • New double-cradle chassis has lower centre of gravity, and features air-assisted 41 mm front fork with cast aluminum brace and TRACTM anti-dive on both legs, plus air-assisted rear shocks on longer, taper roller bearing-mounted, box section swing arm
  • Interconnected braking system has ventilated front disc brakes using sintered metal pads
  • Banking angle is increased 2 degrees
  • Smaller-diameter cast alloy wheels — 16-inch front, 15-inch rear — help lower the CG

General Features

  • Seat adjusts sthree ways
  • Seat is alow 780 mm (30.7 in)
  • 10-amp accessory terminal
  • Quartz-halogen headlight
  • Self-cancelling turn signals
  • Comfortable flat-section footpegs
  • Full instrumentation includes speedometer, electronic tachometer, fuel gauge and coolant temperature meter

For specifications click here.

1984 SPECIFICATIONS
GL1200 GL1200I GL1200A
Engine type Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
Displacement 1182 cc
Bore & stroke 75.5 x 66 mm
Compression ratio 9: 1
Carburetion four 32mm, CV type
Transmission Four-speed plus overdrive fifth speed, constant mesh
Drive-Line Shaft
Exhaust system Four-into-two with balance tube
Clutch wet multi-plate
Brakes interconnected braking system internally ventilated double piston.
Front Brake dual disc
Rear Brake single disc
Front Suspension air-assisted telescopic with TRACTM anti-dive
Rear Suspension air-assisted dual shocks
Front tire 130/90H16
Rear tire 150/90H15
Wheels cast alloy
Ignition system Transistorized pointless with electronic advance
Starting system electric
Gas type regular
Wheelbase 1610 mm (63.4″)
Dry weight 272 kg (598 lb) 318 kg (700 lb) 328 kg (722 lb)
Overall length 2355 mm (92.7 “) 2505 mm (98.6 “) 2505 mm (98.6 “)
Overall width 920 mm (36.2 “) 970 mm (38.2 “) 970 mm (38.2 “)
Seat height 780 mm (30.7 “)
Fuel capacity 22 litres (4.8 Imp Gal) (5.8 US Gal)
Colors Black
Candy Wineberry Red
Pearl Siren Blue
Candy Wineberry Red
Pearl Saturn Red
Premium Beige Metallic

1984 Gold Wing Interstate GL1200I

The smooth, comfortable Interstate takes a giant step forward for ’84 with an all-new engine and chassis. Massive torque lets the new 1182 cc engine carry big touring loads effortlessly and smoothly. And the new, low frame gets the power on the ground with more stability and ground clearance. When you wrap it all up in Honda’s new design fairing, saddlebags and trunk, you’ve got a versatile tourer that’s going to be very tough to beat–for value as well as performance.

FEATURES

Engine

  • Liquid-cooled opposed-four 1182 cc engine has more horsepower and 13 percent more torque
  • Hydraulic Valve Adjuster system eliminates valve clearance maintenance while providing quicker starts, faster warm-ups and smoother, quieter running
  • Hydraulic clutch self-adjusts and provides light lever action
  • Higher-output ACG unit delivers 360 watts, and comes with a special damper that controls noise at low and medium rpm and disengages at higher rpm
  • Electric fuel pump
  • Larger air cleaner volume and new exhaust primary chamber free breathing a boost power
  • Four 32 mm CV carburetors give quick response without the need for accelerator pumps
  • Lighter two-core radiator reduces weight and increases cooling efficiency
  • Solid state ignition has electronic advance
  • Shaft drive
  • Four speed plus overdrive fifth speed

Chassis

  • New double-cradle chassis has lower centre of gravity, and features air-assisted 41 mm front fork with cast aluminum brace and TRACTM anti-dive on both legs, plus air-assisted rear shocks on longer, taper roller bearing-mounted, box section swing arm
  • Interconnected braking system has ventilated front disc brakes using sintered metal pads
  • Banking angle is increased 2 degrees
  • Smaller-diameter cast alloy wheels — 16-inch front, 15-inch rear — help lower the CG

General Features

  • Full instrumentation includes speedometer, electronic tachometer, fuel gauge and coolant temperature meters
  • Lightweight, wind tunnel-tested fairing with flow-through ventilation, headlight adjustment knob, integrated turn signals and height-adjustable polycarbonate windscreen.
  • Auxiliary windscreen deflectors provide improved passenger protection
  • New design integral mirrors provide hand protection and superior aerodynamics
  • Rectangular modular type quartz-halogen headlight and position lights
  • Rectangular modular type quartz halogen headlight and position lights
  • Four-way emergency flasher
  • New larger capacity color-matched saddlebags with removable liners feature high visibility wrap-around taillight/reflector units
  • Luggage rack with color-matched detachable travel trunk has built-in passenger backrest with comfortable side bolsters and faired top lid
  • New larger capacity easily takes two full-face helmets.
  • Wrap around engine guards
  • Self-cancelling turn signals
  • Three-position seat adjustment for rider comfort
  • Lower seat height of 780 mm (30.7 in)
  • 10-amp accessory terminal
  • Comfortable, flat section rider footpegs

For specifications click here.

Gold Wing Aspencade GL1200A

The 10th year of the Gold Wing brings a complete redesign of the world’s touring leader. A new 1182 cc engine and high-performance chassis are the basis of this luxury tourer, which also comes with an improved on-board air-suspension system, a new Type III AM/FM stereo receiver, plus all the other great Aspencade features. And if that’s not enough, Honda’s Hydraulic Valve Adjuster system makes for a new high in low-maintenance luxury touring. It’s the tour de force.

FEATURES

Engine

  • Liquid-cooled opposed-four 1182 cc engine has more horsepower and 13 percent more torque
  • Hydraulic Valve Adjuster system eliminates valve clearance maintenance while providing quicker starts, faster warm-ups and smoother, quieter running
  • Hydraulic clutch self-adjusts and provides light lever action
  • Higher-output ACG unit delivers 360 watts, and comes with a special damper that controls noise at low and medium rpm and disengages at higher rpm
  • Electric fuel pump
  • Larger air cleaner volume and new exhaust primary chamber free breathing a boost power
  • Four 32 mm CV carburetors give quick response without the need for accelerator pumps
  • Lighter two-core radiator reduces weight and increases cooling efficiency
  • Solid state ignition has electronic advance
  • Shaft drive
  • Four speed plus overdrive fifth speed

Chassis

  • New double-cradle chassis has lower centre of gravity, and features air-assisted 41 mm front fork with cast aluminum brace and TRACTM anti-dive on both legs, plus air-assisted rear shocks on longer, taper roller bearing-mounted, box section swing arm
  • Interconnected braking system has ventilated front disc brakes using sintered metal pads
  • Banking angle is increased 2 degrees
  • Smaller-diameter cast alloy wheels — 16-inch front, 15-inch rear — help lower the CG, and come with raised white letter tires

General Features

  • Lightweight, wind tunnel-tested fairing with flow-through ventilation, headlight adjustment knob, integrated turn signals and height-adjustable polycarbonate windscreen.
  • Auxiliary windscreen deflectors provide improved passenger protection
  • New design integral mirrors provide hand protection and superior aerodynamics
  • Rectangular modular type quartz-halogen headlight and position lights
  • Folding floorboard-type footrests for passenger
  • New larger capacity color-matched saddlebags with removable Aspencade-crested liners feature high visibility wrap-around taillight/reflector units
  • Luggage rack mounts color-matched detachable travel trunk with built-in passenger backrest and faired top lid
  • Map and document case with vanity mirror.
  • New larger capacity easily takes two full-face helmets
  • Passenger armrests with auxiliary carrying pouches
  • Digital LCD instrumentation shows speed (mph or km/h), engine rpm with over-rev indicator, gear position, trip meter with regular or reverse trip planning counters, suspension air pressure, coolant temperature, fuel gauge
  • Improved on-board air suspension levelling system has fairing-mounted control panel.
  • Auxiliary air valve for tire inflation (hose provided)
  • New Type III AM/FM stereo receiver with handlebar-mounted rider controls for automatic signal-seeking and frequency scanning, plus auto-reverse cassette player
  • Ambience controller increases stereo separation effect, while speed-sensitive automatic volume control also changes tone composition as speed increases
  • Optional 40-channel CB unit, rider/passenger intercom, as well as passenger controller with switch for CB talk function, volume control for intercom, radio, CB and cassette
  • Unique two-tone paint finishes
  • Special tool set in embossed pouch
  • Four-way emergency flasher
  • Wrap-around engine guards
  • Self-cancelling turn signals
  • Three-position seat adjustment
  • Lower seat height of 780 mm (30.7 in.)
  • 10-amp accessory terminal

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