I picked up a 1985 VT1100C for $750 that needs some significant work to get back on the road. (The PO said it had an intermittent charging issue, but the regulator and stator both tested good. He disassembled most of the electrical systems trying to find the issue, and it's still in pieces.) I've identified most of what needs to be done (so far), but I'm not sure how I should prioritize the work. The list of what I have identified so far is (in no particular order):
1) Missing front turn signal
2) Reinstall instrument cluster/reconnect front electronics/ignition switch (everything is disconnected)
3) New battery (battery was missing)
4) Front brakes have no fluid (I'd likely replace the brake lines while I'm at it)
5) Clutch lever replaced (I have the lever, but need hardware to reattach it)
6) Front fender reinstall
7) Headlight bulb missing (replace with LED?)
One rear shock bad (definitely replace both)
9) Routine maintenance (change oil, coolant, spark plugs, etc)
10) Rekey helmet holder on side (I only got one key which works for the gas tank and ignition switch, but not the helmet holder)
I'm eager to get started, but I'm not sure where to begin or what resources I will need. I expect I need to do 2 before I do 1, 3, and 7. I can probably do 6 while I have the front wheel off to work on 4. I would expect #5 would be easy (though I don't know what else might be missing with the clutch). 8 and 10 I can do at almost any time (though I'd wait until I can test the electronics first), and 9 should probably be the last.
Am I missing anything? If I'm going to start with 2, and all the wires are disconnected, what is the best way to make sure I get everything hooked up right?