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  1. Engine Discussion
    I have an 85 cb450 nighthawk that runs to rich. I have gone through the carbs and cant find the problem. The jets are stock, floats are not adjustable and measure good, and I replaced the float valve needle. The pilot air mixture screw is set to the leanest setting and still the bike runs rich...
  2. Parts For Sale
    Hey everyone - I've got a decent amount of Nighthawk parts for sale for shipping or pickup. These were with a 1986 Nighthawk, but some of them could be from different years. Ping me for closeups or any extra questions you have. I've done my best to be fair with current prices. If something...
  3. Electrical Discussion
    Hi all, Motorcycle is a North American 1982 CB450SC. 1. Tach is not illuminated. I'm assuming the bulb is burned out. Anything to watch out for when I get around to changing the bulb? 2. The front left (as I'm sitting on the MC) yellow light does not initially light up like a parking light...
  4. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Sorry if there was already a post on this - I'm not finding an exact thread to count on. I'm about to order new brake pads for the front disk and rear drum and wasn't certain on which brands to go through. Bike Bandit shows up with a number of brands I'm also not certain which ones would be...
  5. Engine Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to this site so I don't know if this has been posted before but here goes. I'm taking out my Carb this weekend but I'm not sure if I need to take off the gas tank first. Most things I've seen have the tank off already but I don't know if that is part of more general work on the...
  6. Wanted Parts and Bikes
    My current one is pretty wrecked and I would love to find a decent deal on a cluster. This includes the spedo, tach, and the warning/info light panel. I kept having problems ordering gearshift pedals that didn't clear the engine and had to be bent. If someone has the correct pedal for my model...
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