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  1. New Member - 1982 CM450E

    Member Introductions
    Hi! My name is Ian, I live in Seattle. I've been riding since I was 16, and I had a Suzuki GS500 for about 10 years. I sold it when I moved to China for 2 years, and since I've been back in the US (about 5 years), I have been bike-less šŸ˜­. Well now I've finally filled the motorcycle-shaped...
  2. CM400T - Wrong Carb

    Engine Discussion
    Hi, I have a 1981 CM400T that I bought off of Craigslist. I have began replacing the airbox with pod filters and have come across an issue with my carburetor. the carburetor I have is not the original carb. it's actually off of a CM450E. I had, what I thought was, the right size jets to rejet...
  3. '84 CM450E Strange valve problems

    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. 82 CM450e Cafe Racer / Brat inspired

    Project Logs
    Hello all, first post for us. Have been working on this one off and on for a few months (admittedly more off then on). Picked the bike up for $400. Rebuilt and jetted carbs Mismatched rims on it. So we swaped it out with com stars. Using a cm400 front end. Tank was dented beyond...
  5. 82 CM450E starter clutch problem

    Engine Discussion
    Recently my starter clutch went out and I am wanting to convert my electric start Honda CM450E to a kick start. I have found a different starter clutch on ebay but have not bought it yet... I want to know if it would even be possible for me to put kick start in it.. if you have any suggestions...
  6. 1982 CM450E Jonny Valor Project

    Project Logs
    About a month ago I purchased a 1982 CM450E with ~30K miles. I've heard many people say these engines don't do well at high miles, but I'm going to take the risk and build my dream cruiser. My short term goals are to get the bike street legal and safe. So far I've replaced the front brake...