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  1. Parts For Sale
    Hello All, I just picked up a Nighthawk 450 with no title. The engine, handlebars, ignition, kill switch and headers won't be sold. Everything else is fair game. PM me or post what you are looking for and where you are (zip code) and I will get back to you with pics and prices. I will post pics...
  2. Electrical Discussion
    Is there or has there been any thoughts on the Charlie's Place Ignition for the 450? It's new to me and it's bolt on and you only need a regulator. I did the whole modify the Dyna ignition thing. It looks like they thought the stuff out you can get the Dyna coils with a premade bracket to...
  3. Engine Discussion
    Hi everyone, thanks for looking. I have a 1984 Honda CM450E that I bought with 39,xxx km on it and have put 12,000 km on it since. It's hardly needed anything in the way of maintenance. So far I've put a new rear tire on it, done 5 or 6 oil changes, changed out the plugs, new air filter, new...
  4. Member Introductions
    Utah newbie (Pics) Hi everyone. I recently picked up a '82 450 Nighthawk by accident. I was playing with an online auction, and a $30 bid ended up winning it. It's very weathered, throttle is seized, no brake fluid, tires and seat are rotted, carb gaskets are shot, and it had no keys. The...
  5. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hi. I am having a problem with my 1982 CM450C. I got the bike form a friend who told me the bike was sitting for more than 10 years in his garage without being started. Only 2k miles on the bike. Ran great before it was put away. I gave the bike a once over and have been trying to get it to...
  6. Engine Discussion
    so I just had my valves adjusted along with the cam chain and a new front tire. so when I pick up my bike from the shop the valves have quieted down a lot bike sounds a lot better than before. He also adjusted the idle on the carbs, he said one cylinder wasn't firing at idle. the bike idles...
  7. Engine Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I've got a 1982 CM450 that I'm slowly turning into a Café racer for when I can ride it next year. I have an issue with the carbs where one of the mixture screws is missing. It's got the Keihin VB22 carbs. I've done quite a lot of research and I can't seem to find anywhere where...
  8. Electrical Discussion
    PLAESE HELP!! 1982 CM 450 Custom blowing main fuse My 1982 Honda cm 450 custom project keeps blowing the main fuse in the fuse box. I took out the headlight fuse, left the tail light fuse in and it was fine, the main didn't blow. So I took the tail light fuse out put the headlight fuse in, and...
  9. Member Introductions
    Hello, My name is Mike and I am from Dallas, TX. I am in my mid-20s and grew up with a couple Vespa's now making my first 'real' bike purchase of a 1974 CB 450. I am still very new so please excuse my inexperience and novice questions. Feel free to correct me when I am wrong and I would...
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