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  1. Parts help

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    Looking for best place to get specific parts for 1980 cm400t Looking for throttle assembly from cable to hand throttle. And maybe some new carbs
  2. CB 750A throttle issue

    Mechanical Issues
    Hi everyone. I've got a 1977 CB 750A that I'm trying to work on before I try selling it. I'm having trouble with the throttle not moving. I can't get the throttle body at the engine to more nor can I get the throttle handle to turn. Can anyone give me some advice here??? Thanks,,Jim
  3. 72 CB350 Throttle cable has too much slack

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    Just recently got my engine and carbs back in the frame and I attempted to get the throttle cable hooked up and synced. When I got it installed on both ends, the new throttle tube has over 1/8th of a turn worth of slack on the cable. The Y'ed cables both pull at the same time when I twist the...
  4. Having throttle and engine ticking noise [video]

    Engine Discussion
    Can anyone help me out? I don't know if this is just me hearing things, but I feel like the throttle is staying for a little after it snaps back. It just sounds different than before. Also can anyone diagnose what that ticking noise is and if its dangerous to ride it. I don't want to ruin...
  5. Revs go REALLY HIGH at startup with throttle application!!

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Revs REALLY HIGH at startup without throttle application!! Hello you beautiful souls. So I recently got my cl350 running again not that it never was but changing cables and cleaning carbs, but I'm having a problem with it reving very high at start up and it never did that before. It goes up...
  6. Help! Cant Remove Carburetor Top From Throttle Cable.

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    I am replacing the old carburetor on my 1978 CM185t with a new one. The cap/top from the old carburetor is stuck on the throttle cable and I cannot see a way to remove it without cutting and replacing the cable. The cap/top spins freely on a small metal elbow the cable goes through and does not...
  7. help with 1969 cb350 right throttle switch

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    so ... my bike has the throttle switch with the built in perch and the inline cable brake light sensor (not the brake light wire that runs through the lever). There is no kill switch on the original part, only start and the headlight control. I am replacing all of my cables with new (47 yr old...
  8. CB200t revving wild

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hey guys! New member, and I know this issue has been addressed before, but I wanted to give you specifics. 2 days ago, I was riding my 1976 cb200 down the road, no issues at all. When I went to kick it up, it was giving be a bit more trouble than usual. After manipulating the choke a bit, it...
  9. Quick Advice: 1993 cb250 Won't Idle

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hello, looks like a nice forum and community here. I come from the land of Ninja 250's, where all of my mates went up to their 600 Super sports, I took the route of an even slower bike haha, my new bike is a 1993 CB250 nighthawk that is pretty much cafe'd out. Love it so far, had it about a...
  10. Looking for CM400 throttle tube housing

    Wanted Parts and Bikes
    Hello all, I am looking for the throttle tube housing (start button, kill switch, etc.) for a 1980's CM400. I have the throttle tube, just in need of the housing. I am located in upstate SC. Thanks in advance.
  11. 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...
  12. 76 CB200 aftermarket Throttle... Help me find one!

    Frame, Suspension and Steering
    So I purchased a throttle, but it is huge and would ridiculous on a stripped down CB200. If you know the CB200, you know that the throttle cable is single coming from the bars and then splits to a double before the carbs. Anyone with advice on where to find a compatible throttle? Thanks
  13. RPMs highest with air mixture screw all the way in...?

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    I need help figuring out whats going on: My 68 K0 CL350 starts on the first kick without choke at 70 degrees, and runs well, but has a much slower throttle response than it used to; it feels underpowered at speeds up to 40 mph, which is as fast as i've taken it recently. At 10mph if I open the...
  14. Reconnecting Throttle Cables and Choke for 1982 CB450T

    Engine Discussion
    OK, so I am sure this is supposed to be the easy part of reassembly based on how little coverage either of my shop manuals give to this issue, but .... can anyone send me a photo or two and describe where the 2 throttle cables connect to the carb and how the choke connects? It has been too long...
  15. RPMs all over the place. '74 360

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    I pick up my first bike about a month ago and have been working through some issues. The most recent is that my RPMs are jumping all over the place. Initially I was having an issue with it idling too low. If I was at a light I'd need keep on the throttle a little to avoid stalling out. In an...
  16. 1982 CM450C carb tuning problem - surging at constant throttle

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hi. I am having a problem with my 1982 CM450C. I got the bike form a friend who told me the bike was sitting for more than 10 years in his garage without being started. Only 2k miles on the bike. Ran great before it was put away. I gave the bike a once over and have been trying to get it to...
  17. New throttle assembly for 71' CB350

    Frame, Suspension and Steering
    I removed my old bars and will install me new bars w/o all of the clunky controls. The on/off starter control will not be installed on the new bars. What is the best source for a single cable throttle assembly? I am thinking something chrome with a nice finished look. Thanks!
  18. Throttle terribly hard to turn

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    First post on here. I couldn't find any other info on the problem I'm having. It's my dad's CM400t that he hasn't driven in years (license plate tag is 1990). Today I took off the carbs to do a cleaning. Everything was siezed, the slides, the choke, and the throttle. I cleaned up the slides and...
  19. Throttle question on CB200T

    Frame, Suspension and Steering
    Hi guys. I am looking for input from you on something. Myself, another rider and my father all have noticed that when stopping, braking and you go to pull in the hand break that the throttle revs up. Like we are slightly pulling on the throttle when pulling in the break lever. I have had 3...