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  1. A Californian In Canada with a 1980 CB400T

    Member Introductions
    Hi all! Glad to say I am a member of the Honda twin family. This forum was super helpful when trying to work out if I should pick up this bike or not. This is my first bike. It's a 1980 CB400T with 3600 km on the odometer(!). Third (post-rebirth) owner. Guy I bought it from got it from the...
  2. Honda Twinstar Not Starting

    Electrical Discussion
    We bought a 1980 Honda cm200t and are having a bit of trouble get it started. We cleaned the carb, checked the air filter, put in fresh gas and oil, changed the battery and spark plugs, and still nothing. My husband thinks it might be the solenoid. Any other opinions are much appreciated!
  3. WTB: CM400 right side cover

    Wanted Parts and Bikes
    I've got a 1980 CM400t that I'm putting back together, and I've not been able to source a replacement right side (battery side) cover for less that $150. I know somebody out there has a lead on one of these, and any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
  4. Needed CM200T manual!

    Manuals and Technical Documents
    Hey Y'all. Looking to start work on my project bike: 1980 CM200T 'Twinstar' but can't find a decent FSM or pdf. manual on it. Hoping that some of you have something! This is my first bike and my ultimate goal is to repair, maintain and learn to ride on this beauty! Thanks y'all! MB '80 CM200T...
  5. 1980 cm200t shifting mechanism HELP

    Engine Discussion
    I have a 1980 cm200t and it's my first bike. The bike would not go into 3rd or 4th. I opened up the side and took the clutch and oil pump/filter out to reveal the shift plate stop, and the shift stopper and realized the shift drum stopper was coming off the track when shifting. Replaced the...
  6. Southwestern Scrambler/Adventure Project -- Honda CB400T

    Project Logs
    Hello! I've picked up a 1980 Honda CB400T from user emeritus TankGirl, whose original project thread may be found here: TankGirl seems to have been a competent mechanic, however I was not aware of its...
  7. You wanted an intro, here's your intro!

    Member Introductions
    Name's Danny.20. Student. Pittsburgh. I grew up in the city but always loved bikes, knew nothing about them, no one in my family rides so it wasn't an inheritance thing. I just always thought they were the coolest things in the world. I also always loved to drive things, I was the opposite of...
  8. Oil Leak from Left Crankcase Cover

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    A few months ago I got my first motorcycle, a 1980 CM200T. It ran fine for a little while, then one morning when I got it running, it started leaking oil, fairly heavily, from the left crankcase cover. I figured the gasket blew and all I needed to do was replace it, but after doing that it was...
  9. CM400 Air Box to Cones

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hello, I have a 1980 CM400 I am rebuilding and modifying and the first snag I have ran into is rebuilding the Carbs. I have cut out the air box and I am also removing the megaphone style exhaust/mufflers and replacing them with stubby reverse cone style ones. I know both of these things will...
  10. 1980 honda hawk rejetting ?

    Project Logs
    hello i have a 1980 honda hawk cb400t that im looking to stright pipe the bike and also put pod filters on it. i know you have to rejet the carbs, but not sure what size to go to..iv talked to people on here and they said people have done it on here but cant seem to find any posts of anyone...
  11. 1980 CM200T shifter seal

    Engine Discussion
    I am new to this forum, so hello to all! i was just gifted a 1980 CM200T and now im hooked. such a fun little bike. only draw back is it has a leaky shifter seal. apparently it has been leaking oil for quite a while as there was a bunch of caked on oil and grim on the bottom of the chassis and...
  12. need help with stator on 1980 honda hawk cb400t

    Electrical Discussion
    i have intermittent spark on my 1980 honda hawk cb400t. was running for the last 2 years and this month has taken a spell of running fine but dying at redlights and not restarting. my coil test fine i can get it to fire if i spin the engine over very fast (rolling it down a hill in gear)...
  13. 1980 CM200T - Regulator/Rectifier WANTED

    Wanted Parts and Bikes
    Hello friends. I need that 6 volt regulator/rectifier unit for my 1980 CM200T. I've been trying to find one for a loooong time. Where the heck can I get one and are there suitable alternatives?? Please help someone. Thanks!!!!