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  1. Electrical Discussion
    Hello, First off I have a 82 nighthawk 450 Bought it running just fine . Then I messed up and rode in the rain for about 10 minutes with no problem. Tried to start it the next day and nothing. No lights no nothing. Replaced the starter relay and now I got lights and everything works but when I...
  2. Project Logs
    hello, Iv been thinking about over the winter pulling my motor off and changing it for a bigger one. Im not sure what to do iv been looking in to a 500 or 650 but not sure if it will work with my 1980 Honda hawk frame. can anyone help me out? Iv looked around and dose'nt seem like anyone has...
  3. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    When I purchased my 86 CB450SC it came with Keihin VB31A carbs on it (no clue why, didn't have the knowledge then, and huge lack of info on these available). I've had popping on decel (clean carbs, no leaks or major ones, decent sync). I was going to remove my airbox + hbox + add pods + new...
  4. Electrical Discussion
    My dad owned an '82 CB450SC which he bought new and sold sometime when I was around 3. Apparently he couldn't keep me off the bike and my mom was worried I'd get hurt. I've now been riding for about 5 years (SV650 then VFR800) and decided it was time to start a project with my dad to get his...
  5. Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hello again all, A few months ago I posted a thread asking for some help with a 1983 cb450sc nighthawk that I wanted to get running. I got as far as my time and patience would allow, so I took it to a local mechanic who I heard about through some friends. They said he can fix anything. He's...
  6. Tires, Wheels, and Brakes
    Sorry if there was already a post on this - I'm not finding an exact thread to count on. I'm about to order new brake pads for the front disk and rear drum and wasn't certain on which brands to go through. Bike Bandit shows up with a number of brands I'm also not certain which ones would be...
  7. Engine Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to this site so I don't know if this has been posted before but here goes. I'm taking out my Carb this weekend but I'm not sure if I need to take off the gas tank first. Most things I've seen have the tank off already but I don't know if that is part of more general work on the...
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