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  1. Engine Discussion
    Hey Fellas, I'm a long time lurker here on the site, and have already learned a great deal from you guys, but need some help. I have a 1976 CB500T (20,000 original miles) that I bought for next to nothing last year from a guy in Luray, VA. The previous owner said the bike shut off after a...
  2. Engine Discussion
    First off, im new to motorcycles and auto repair in general but i want to be more knowledgeable and start doing repairs on my own. So any advice would be greatly appreciated. I started noticing a whining noise coming from the crank case or more or so where the transmission is of my 1974 CB360...
  3. Engine Discussion
    Recently bought my first bike the other day, a cb360t with a little over 8K on it. The engine was rebuilt about 60 miles ago and has only been ridden locally til yesterday. I got up to 70 mph and the bike died on me in the middle of the freeway. Pulled off to the side and replaced a blown fuse...
  4. Engine Discussion
    Hi all, This past Thanksgiving, I blew (burned?) a hole in my '80 CM400a right piston. I purchased 1mm oversized pistons and took them and the cylinders to a machine shop, where they were bored and honed, and I've finally got everything back together, but it won't start. A year ago, I had taken...
  5. Electrical Discussion
    74 cb450 k7 Hi all, I've done my share of research on the forum and I can't seem to find the answer, most likely because it is a simple question and might be common knowledge. We've got yellow, blue and black-white wires coming off the coils, and I gotta be honest, I have no smoking clue how...
  6. Engine Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to the forum and this is my first time restoring a motorcycle so bear with me here. I have a 1975 honda CB360T. It has been sitting for over fifteen years, but I already managed to get it running a couple days ago. After I got it running I ran into a couple of issues. The first was...
  7. Engine Discussion
    hello all. I have been working on a Cafe project and I have it almost complete, so i thought. I took apart the upper portion of the motor to change the gaskets, low compression. I put everything back together now. I tested to make sure I could turn the motor using the flywheel, it did with no...
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