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  1. 1978 cb400T - First Project - Café

    Project Logs
    Hello everyone. First post. First cafe project. Picked this beaut' up for $600 in the Seattle area, 1978 Honda cb400T. Same make and model of my first bike I learned on when I was 16 (now 32) so there is some sentimental value. I know this frame isn't the most conducive for a cafe, but I have...
  2. Engine won't start, need some help

    Engine Discussion
    Hi all- This is my first time really working with motorcycles at all. I am currently starting the process of restoring my father's 1970 CL350, which was parked in a garage for 40 years. I replaced the ignition coils. I am getting a strong, blue spark from both plugs, but the engine won't start...
  3. CB450 First Build, first paint job, first everything!

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    Turned out better than I expected it to! Still a work-in-progress, but at least she runs now thanks to you guys. Next steps: 1. Pamco e-ignition 2. Rear-set installation 3. Maybe some mikunis? 4. Fiberglass seat/low profile battery 5. ???
  4. 1980 CM400T to Cafe Racer. First Bike, First project.

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    Hello all, I am new to the forum but have been viewing it for the past few weeks. I have just purchased a beautiful 1980 CM400T which I intend to turn into a cafe racer (more for the style than the performance). My intended modifications are: Drag handlebars, pods (I know they don't offer this...
  5. First bike, first project

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    Just bought an 81 CM400 from doofus in gathersburg. ( you can read about it in the introductions forum, called "the cobobulation of a doofus") I brought it home and then decided where I should start first. The carbs. I took off the tank and the seat. Looked at the stupid pods took those off then...
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