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  1. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hello, I have a '73 CB450, currently trying to rebuild the front disc brake caliper. The issue is the piston–for the life of me I can't get it back in there. I've tried (per other posts) • obsessively cleaning the channel that the seal sits in, to ensure there's no debris • lubing the...
  2. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hello, I have a '73 CB450, currently trying to rebuild the front disc brake caliper. The issue is the piston–for the life of me I can't get it back in there. I've tried (per other posts) • obsessively cleaning the channel that the seal sits in, to ensure there's no debris • lubing the...
  3. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hello. I'm currently in the finishing processes of building my Cb125. I had to order a (used but new to me) and I can not get the pads to come apart. They were apart when it got here but I had to force compress them due to the internals being seized. Any tips on how to break it apart so I can...
  4. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    I've currently got my CB250T stripped down to 1,000's of parts stored in crates in the garage and am slowly but surely starting to clean up and reassemble as budget and time allows. I have just about completed the wheels and will install the bearings this weekend. Next step would be to clean up...
  5. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    I (along with others here) have big issues with the front disc brake of this model/year. Squeaky, the piston doesn't seem to retract properly, or somehow causing the front disc brake to drag... The caliper is getting very difficult to take apart, and is most likely corroded.. Would it be...
  6. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hey guys - So I've been riding my '72 Honda CB450K5 through most of this horrible Philly winter and all has been well. I had to cease riding with the onslaught of snow we had over the past four weeks or so... I did get to take it out a few times in between when the roads where clear but my...
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