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  1. Drum Brake Question?

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hey All, Quick question ... I have been disassembling a front wheel drum brake (I believe off of a '72 CB350) and am stuck trying to remove the speedo gear ... wanted to confirm my suspicion that a very small pin on the back side (see photo) is what is holding the gear in place ... any tips on...
  2. CB500T Front Forks & Drum Brake Conversion

    Frame, Suspension and Steering
    Hello All, I recently picked up a '75 CB500T and am rebuilding it ... as part of the build "vision", I would like to convert the front brake to a drum from the existing disc (I know, I know, that's crazy, why would anyone do that ... I just like the look of the drum brake front end better than...
  3. CB360 Front Hub/Drum Assembly

    Parts For Sale
    Complete assembly, came off low mileage bike, chrome in good shape. $100 shipped
  4. Drum Brake Shoe Help: Need Correct Front and Rear Brake Shoes and Parts for 74 CB360

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hey Everyone, I'm very new to doing repairs on older bikes as my previous were more turnkey and required little to repair. I purchased my current bike on a whim from a friend. It runs and looks wonderful, but was told that the "brakes were not checked out." Before anything, I'd like to resolve...
  5. '74 CB360 Brake conversion

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    I'm midway through my rebuild of my CB360 engine and I'm starting to plan the rest of my build. I'm on the fence between going full cafe brat or just a mechanical restoration. One thing I for sure want to do is rebuild the rear drum brake with fresh pads and replace the front drum brake with a...
  6. front drum brake locks up (71 CB350)

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    I got my 71' CB350 running and on my first test ride found out that the front drum brake locks up. I tried to apply just a light pressure on the brake lever to slow the bike down, but it's as if the brakes are either all the way off, or fully on. It actually locks up the front wheel. I took...
  7. CB350 Front Drum Questions

    Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Greetings all. I'm using a CB350 front drum and have a couple of quick questions: 1. I will not be using the factory speedometer located in the drum. To eliminate the speedo, should I remove the large gear inside of the hub? What about the smaller shaft gear? 2. I'm looking for something to...
  8. help with 1969 cb350 right throttle switch

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    so ... my bike has the throttle switch with the built in perch and the inline cable brake light sensor (not the brake light wire that runs through the lever). There is no kill switch on the original part, only start and the headlight control. I am replacing all of my cables with new (47 yr old...
  9. Cb350 front end swap

    Frame, Suspension and Steering
    Hi I wanna swap my 71 cb350 for an hydraulic brake front end from another year. Anyone know what years would work or if any of the cb350f front ends would be compatible? Thanks