Tag Archives: 1977

1977 GT500 – Clocks, Bushes and Labels

Before starting in on the carburettors, I still had a few other small bits to tidy up beginning with the clocks. For 1977, these were brown faced, and in Canada were also metric for the first time. They also were … Continue reading

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1977 GT500 – Refurbishing Components

I spent a couple of days recently refurbishing some of the sub-assemblies on the GT500 project bike. Still lots of little things to do, but it is starting to come together ! Previously I had taken the main wiring harness … Continue reading

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1977 GT500 – The Pain Continues !

Well – it has been a while since I’ve done an update here, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy ! The 1977 GT500 rebuild has been moving along slowly, interrupted as sometimes happens by real life events that … Continue reading

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1977 GT500 – Engine Issues

So the time had come to take a closer look at the two GT500 engines I had  – one is a 1976 and the other a late 1977. I scraped the worst of the accumulated grime from them but did … Continue reading

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GT500 – Back To The Shop !

Well, it has been a while since I did any updates, or indeed spent any real time on the project bikes – it has been a busy fall season and winter has truly settled in around the Calgary area. The … Continue reading

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