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  1. 74' 360 won't cruise properly

    Engine Discussion
    I'm at a loss folks, really appreciate any input on this one. So here's the deal, after picking up this bike for a steal. i learned that the main problem of it not running correctly is that the diaphragms were completely blown out. i replaced them with some off of jbmindustries and it made the...
  2. 75 cb 360 wont keep charge runs poorly even with new rectifier and stator

    Electrical Discussion
    battery was dying so i tested my rec/stator and they were shot. replaced with ricks high output and new battery. it was running great and i was excited. had some good rides with the gang and a couple of meetings to get to that week and about 7 days later it was running poorly. also id like to...
  3. Cm400 1980 Please help ! STUCK TRANNY ???

    Engine Discussion
    Im working on a 1980 cm400 that seems to be seized somewhere in the transmission. The clutch will pull, but as soon as its in gear the whole thing will "Lock" and there is no turning the tire even with the plugs removed ! like I stated clutch will pull but the bike wont move when released. That...
  4. Honda cm250 carb questions

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hello to all.. i am new to the forum and i am glad that i found this forum... i have trouble finding what size are the main jet and secondary jet on a cm250c 1985... the owner brought the bike for a service yesterday...he remove the factory air box and put cone filter and straight pipes...
  5. 1978 CM 185 Twinstar pulls the kickstarter down

    Engine Discussion
    Hey there, I´m having this issue with my 1978 CM185T. When i put it in first gear and start to go, it pulls down the kickstarter and leaves it down making a sort of ratchety noise. I can avoid the kickstarter being pulled down if I hold it with my foot, it doesn´t push it or anything, but while...
  6. Having Trouble Starting My Bike

    Electrical Discussion
    I've been riding problem free for months. Today i rode to and from school a couple times, however, after class a few minutes ago my engine would not turn over. Ignition was on, kill switch disabled/enabled(however you wanna refer to it), bike was in neutral, but the starter button did not do...
  7. 1984 CB400N Throttle problem

    Frame, Suspension and Steering
    Hi folks I have a 1984 CB400N with clip-ons (Cafe Racer style). I had a problem with a temperamental starter button so took clip-on off the forks, removed the throttle and brake lever assembly (as this give more flexible movement when off the clip-on). I removed the top plastic cover of the...
  8. '69 CB350 with unknown run-ability problem--please help!

    Engine Discussion
    Hey all- I'm banging my head against the wall with my '69 CB350 project. The rundown: Got the bike for free and it sat for a few years in my garage. Had supposedly run 8 years ago... who knows. Replaced: stator/regulator (with Rick's Power Sports stator from Dime City Cycles), as the stock...
  9. Bike Only Fires On One Cylinder, Could I get some advice?

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    So I have a 1970 CB350 K2, and I recently rebuilt the carbs and replaced the plugs and plug wires. However I was driving the other day and it all of a sudden died out on one cylinder so I checked the plugs and they were fine, any advice on what this could be? I am thinking possibly a coil or...
  10. Engine won't start, need some help

    Engine Discussion
    Hi all- This is my first time really working with motorcycles at all. I am currently starting the process of restoring my father's 1970 CL350, which was parked in a garage for 40 years. I replaced the ignition coils. I am getting a strong, blue spark from both plugs, but the engine won't start...
  11. Wireing Harness!!!! Help!

    Electrical Discussion
    i have a 74 cl360 it was a barn find. the harness is junk. i have done some looking and planned on building a new wire harness from scratch. is there a place i could just buy a basic harness so my bike could run? or a place i could take it in WI to get it wired? Or how difficult would it be to...
  12. 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...
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