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  1. 1971 CB350 believed to be seized

    Engine Discussion
    Hey guys. So I picked up a 1971 CB350 Wednesday with 1,912 original Miles. The bike is in incredible condition, however, there is no movement inside the motor. Kickstand stuck. And there is a visible edge to one of the valves seen right at the hole of plug when spark plug removed. Only on one...
  2. 1971 CB350 believed to be seized

    Engine Discussion
    Hey guys. So I picked up a 1971 CB350 Wednesday with 1,912 original Miles. The bike is in incredible condition, however, there is no movement inside the motor. Kickstand stuck. And there is a visible edge to one of the valves seen right at the hole of plug when spark plug removed. Only on one...
  3. Knocking While Attempting to Start? [VIDEO]

    Engine Discussion
    I could use some help figuring out the source of this issue and a solution. This is a 71 CB350 I was attempting to start. Almost immediately after hitting the starter button the knocking sound can be heard and you can see how the cam stutters and stops. I recently adjusted the clutch cable, cam...
  4. '72 CL 450 - Putting the motor back in

    Frame, Suspension and Steering
    Today I'd like to put the motor back in to my CL450. I have the service manual (thanks to HondaTwins members for that) and it says put the motor in from the left side in. It doesn't say much more than that other than how to fit the ground cable on (do I need to sand off the powdercoat where...
  5. Starter Motor Question

    Project Logs
    Hello, I recently bought my first bike, a 1976 Honda CB200t. I am a plumber with a good mechanical background and a novice, yet growing, understanding of engines. i am currently trying to restore this bike to it's former glory. It's friday night and i have a hot date with an older japanese...
  6. could a very weak battery caused my starter to stop working?

    Electrical Discussion
    1975 Honda CB360T, This spring when I did my de-winterizing I charged the battery. I found that the battery did not hold a charge for more than a couple of days. When the battery went down, the starter would strain. If it had been ridden within a day or so, the starter worked. I got back from a...
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