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  1. Parts Guide
    Super newb to motorcycles and engines in general. Right carb has an outlet tube on the bottom that just empties to below the bike. Left carb has a nozzle in same place but no tube.. model is CB450 K7. what are these for and should the left carb have a tube here too? Seen aLot of diagrams and...
  2. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    I have a 1975 CB200T that I recently purchased. I was having a hard time getting the bike started, so I replaced the sparkplugs, sparkplug caps, and wires. Bike started right up and ran great for a couple of rides. I went out to start it up a couple of days later and no spark. I took the plugs I...
  3. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    I got this 1972 Honda CB350 back in May as my first non-dirtbike bike, and as a way to teach myself more about the mechanics of a motorcycle. I'm having a heck of a time trying to find a straight forward answer so I'll try here. My right carb gasket is most likely the culprit of a slow gas leak...
  4. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hi all, I've been having a problem with my idle speed, but I believe I have narrowed it down to my throttle cables. My left carb does not fully close with throttle, right carb works proper. I disassembled the throttle cable and discovered that the left cable, after the splitter, is too short...
  5. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    I own a '72 CB450 and I have made the classic mistake of leaving the petcock on. My oil is now overrun with gasoline and I am scratching my head. I never saw any gas overflow through from the float bowl overflow tube, so how did it get into the engine? ++Greg
  6. Vendor Links
    I priced shopped for a while for an inexpensive carb kit for my '75 Cb360 and found Rusty Riders by accident. The kit was decent and half the price of a K&L (including the shipping, I paid ~$11 per carb, ~$24 total). They have other parts on the site too though it's not overly comprehensive...
  7. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hello, First post to Honda Twins.net! My brother-in-law and I are each working on 1974 Honda CB200s. We noticed that our carburetor floats have fine cracks. Does anyone manufacture synthetic/plastic floats for the CB200? A family member told us that the ethanol gas wreaks havoc on the brass...
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