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  1. Ever had your cb350 stuck in neutral and unable to get into gear?

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    Hi all! I found a real gem of a 1972 cb350 and have been performing a few basic new old bike fixes. The bike had been lightly ridden its entire life and well taken care of - although had sat for a bit over the past couple years. While change the two oil seals on the left side (the pushrod and...
  2. Missing 4th Gear?

    Engine Discussion
    Hello All, I recently bought a cb360 - 74'. Everything appears to be running well except 4th gear won't engage. I can shift fine 1-3 and 5-6 - all sounding and engaging in good order. I have been in the habit of just shifting past 4th on my way up and down the gears. When I do land in fourth...
  3. whining sound in 6th gear

    Engine Discussion
    Hi all, So I bought a CB360 some months ago and just recently started riding it for more than 10 minutes. I noticed there's a whining sound in 6th gear, especially between about 70-105 km/hr. Seems to get a little louder when I give gas, can't hear it clearly anymore above ~105 km/hr since...
  4. Lower gears problem

    Engine Discussion
    I've owned a cm450e for about 2 months now, and I've noticed that when riding at a lower speed/gear, the bike feels a little sluggish, I can't describe it the problem very accurately other then it feeling/sounds like something isn't right. The spark plugs are in good condition and it idles fine...
  5. Oil Filter Gear Won't Go back In

    Engine Discussion
    Have a SL350 engine on my random parts bike. I built the whole thing from the ground up last summer and was just starting to get it running a few weeks ago. Unfortunately the pin that holds the kickstarter stuff on the spindel inside the engine fell off. This resulted in a ratcheting noise...
  6. Complete noob from Eastern PA - 1972 CB450

    Member Introductions
    Hi guys, I've been lurking the threads trying to soak up as much info as I can, and finally decided to register an account. I've recently purchased a 1972 CB450 (K5 I think.. going from the VIN).. this is my very first bike. I am a computer guy by profession, and don't tinker in the least bit...
  7. Help with CM450 clutch/transmission/? issue

    Engine Discussion
    Hello. I´m new to this forum and I´m having problems with my CM450 (bobber) from 82 on which I have opened up pipes and cone air filters- no rejetting.. didn't seem necessary coz it was running good then. Anyway, I am also new to everything thats going on inside an engine but I have...