1984-87 GL1200's have suffered from these complaints:
Over the years, many have blamed the GL1200 stator failure on an incorrectly designed wiring harness. The stock plug-and-play connector is sometimes a weak point to be sure. Please contact us if you believe your stator issues are due to a faulty stock harness. We might have a solution for you.
Rick's Motorsports Electric stators are wound with a slightly larger wire than the Honda OEM and consequently a bit more robust than stock.