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  1. Newbie Saying Hi!

    Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, I'm new here, and new to full size bikes in general. Having rebuilt a number of 2 stroke mopeds years ago I have a level of comfort going into my first project bike. I just purchased my first bike, a 1979 CM400T (model variant to be confirmed once I get possession in a couple of...
  2. Introduction - CB175 Cafe Racer Build On The Way !

    Member Introductions
    Hello, I’m a new member and have always wanted to build a cafe racer. I have little to no experience in motorcycles, only cars. However I have been researching Cafe Racers for the past few years and came across a sweet deal for this beauty CB175. Any tips or advice for starting off my new build...
  3. Hello, From a Complete Newbie

    Member Introductions
    Hello, all, My name is Finch and I'm excited to be a part of these forums! I live just North of Austin, TX and have recently picked up a 1970 CL350K2 basket case. Frame looked good (from what I can tell), but the engine is completely dismantled, and has been for over a year. ? Additionally...
  4. Questions about cleaning a motor and other things

    Engine Discussion
    Hello Honda Twin Community, I'm trying to fix up a few Hondas that I got but my lack of mechanical knowledge is hindering my process. I have a 1969 Cb350, a 1978 CB750F2, a 1979 CB750L, and a 1981 CB650. I"m working on the cb350 at the moment and i have the whole thing disassembled. The lower...
  5. 1981 CM400E Project From Green and Mean to Clean and Lean

    Project Logs
    Hi all, Currently in the process of taking a new to me CM400E and trying to update it to be a safe and reliable daytripping bike. I am new to the whole motorcycle game, but I am not afraid to get my hands greasy and to take things apart and put them back together. So far all of the work I have...
  6. Needed CM200T manual!

    Manuals and Technical Documents
    Hey Y'all. Looking to start work on my project bike: 1980 CM200T 'Twinstar' but can't find a decent FSM or pdf. manual on it. Hoping that some of you have something! This is my first bike and my ultimate goal is to repair, maintain and learn to ride on this beauty! Thanks y'all! MB '80 CM200T...
  7. Atlanta Based Newbie - '73 CB 350 Help Needed

    Member Introductions
    Hello! My name's Justin and I'm based in the heart of Atlanta. I bought a 1973 Honda CB 350 awhile back, and I'm hoping to be able to learn enough to be able to stabilize it and make it a daily commuter. I don't have a car (sold it because I live in a 1 Bedroom condo with my girlfriend and we...
  8. **update** no crank/turnover rain riding problems with 1981 cm400t

    Electrical Discussion
    So my bike wasnt starting, which was very much a bummer. hit the ignition switch, and no crank, no click, nothing. kaputski. After pulling my hair out for a good two months, testing, cleaning, dielectric-greasing, i ordered some of the cheaper parts because, hey, why not. I ended up switching...
  9. Where to begin?

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    Hi guys, I am new here as I have just taken on my first restoration project. I found my grandfather's old honda cb175 k3 (as far as I can tell). It is stripped, but I think all the parts are there, at least I hope so haha. Anyways are there any seasoned veterans out there who might be able to...
  10. Newbie needs expert help!

    Engine Discussion
    Hi All, I'm new to motorcycle restorations and have been rebuilding a 1971 CD175 K4 for the past 6 months. I've ran into a few snags along the way and can't seem to get the engine running right. I've been basing my assembly on a shop manual for the earlier sloper models. Seems that when I crank...
  11. 1969 CB350 Help! I have no clue what I'm doing!

    Engine Discussion
    Hello everyone, my first bike is a 1969 Honda CB350 Twin. I have the engine almost completely apart, but need some help. I have no clue how to remove this oil tray thingy. Again, this is my first build and I don't know the proper terminology. Any help for removing it would be welcome. It is very...
  12. cl 175 restoration

    Member Introductions
    Bought a 73 cl 175 for 250$, doesn't run but got a title. Looking just to make it run properly for as little dollars as possible. Any help is greatly appreciated. Pics to follow soon. Only missing piece is the kick arm. New to mechanic work on bikes and I've never done anything too daring for my...
  13. Newbie from Brisbane, Australia - CB400T

    Member Introductions
    Hi all, I keep getting referred back here from Google for all types of questions so I figure it's about time I join and hopefully contribute something back. I'm James (Jimmy) from Brisbane, Australia. Current bikes: 1980 Honda CB400T - Project currently underway. Hoping to build into...
  14. Oil in the air filters (72 CL450)

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    I'm new to my bike and just opened the air cleaner case covers for the 1st time. The bottom of the filters (foam Uni filters) have a fair amount of oil in the bottom. Is this normal? Should I be cleaning the filters out on a regular basis? Not sure if it matters but it's on both sides. Much...
  15. Newbie - Introduction from Hamilton Ontario Canada

    Member Introductions
    Hello all, we are a small fabrication shop in Hamilton Ontario Canada (about 1 hour West of Toronto). We are into vintage rides and love customizing bikes. We also have a passion for the cm400, lol we have 3 right now; also have one cb400 and a cm450, three 550s and a 750. Seems like I just...
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