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  1. Mechanical Issues
    Hello everyone!! I've currently started riding my old trusty Honda again and I noticed there was some oil leaking. The first thing I did was replace the plastic washer of the oil filter housing and of the drain bolt but it still leaked. Then I notice the leaking was coming from where the...
  2. Engine Discussion
    I am going through the process of tuning up a cb500t recently bought and I am having the worst time with the oil drain plug. At first it wouldnt budge, but after a trip to the store for a giant breaker bar and 19mm socket I was able to get the dang thing to move. Now it seems to be just...
  3. Engine Discussion
    Hello all, I have a 1982 CB450SC. I recently changed the oil on it since the previous owner probably hadn't changed in about 5 years, but I didn't change the filter. I added Castrol 10W40. Now I'm having a few issues that I wasn't having before. When the bike idles, everything seems to be...
  4. Engine Discussion
    Hi Everyone, Bit of a backstory... My girlfriend bought a 1974 cb360 in October 2015, it is a T model with the disk up front with 12,000mi on the clock and a slow oil leak. She drove it a bit in the fall, then we stabilized the fuel and put it in the building for the winter. This spring we...
  5. Engine Discussion
    Hi everyone, this is my first post here and I am just looking for a bit of help. I have bought my first bike, 1972 cb250 with a 350 motor put it. I am taking it all apart as I plan to build it into a brat style. While draining the oil there were a few fragments of plastic in the cap that you...
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