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  1. 1979 Hondamatic (CM 400A) front brake hardware

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Last summer it was a rebuild on the carbs. I’m still having leaking issues somewhere there but for now am happy the machine is running well....which leads to this summer’s task: the front brake master cylinder is completely seized up, the lever is stuck, and the whole thing needs to be replaced...
  2. Need front brake cable for 1978 Twinstar CM185 or alternative

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hi! My front brake cable for my 78 Twinstar 185 has seized and I am having a horrible time finding an aftermarket replacement or alternative cable. I just bought this bike for cheap (now I know why) and have two seized cables that I've been enlisting help trying to break free. I'm told my option...
  3. 1975 Honda cb360t

    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...
  4. Front brakes seizing up / tight after several uses - Instructions on how to fix

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hey guys, Figured I'd post this as an FYI for anyone who might encounter such problem in the future. Longdistancerider (Jim) pointed me to the solution, so the credit goes to him. This definitely applies to the 400/450 series, but might apply to other bikes as well. Problem description: Front...