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  1. Basic carb tuning 1982 cm450E

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Just curious if anyone had a decent step-by-step or how-to on tuning carbs on a 1982 cm450E. I think I would benefit greatly from a more seasoned mechanic's wisdom the subject. I have the Shop manual that someone posted while back which has a decent rundown of this, but I think a veteran 450...
  2. Newbie needs expert help!

    Engine Discussion
    Hi All, I'm new to motorcycle restorations and have been rebuilding a 1971 CD175 K4 for the past 6 months. I've ran into a few snags along the way and can't seem to get the engine running right. I've been basing my assembly on a shop manual for the earlier sloper models. Seems that when I crank...
  3. Fine Tuning Carburetors 74 CB200, Need Help!

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Thanks for reading, I'm beating my head against a wall here. When I bought my bike it had been garaged for ten years. So far I've cleaned and redkoted the tank, installed new throttle cable, new petcock, fuel lines, etc. Now I've got the thing running but its idling really high and dies when I...
  4. Using UNI or KnN air filters

    Fuel Supply and Carburation
    Hi all, new to the forum and Honda twins all together. Just got my first CL 350 twin, looking to make it a brat style ride. My question is, I want to ditch the stock air filters and use either UNI or KnN but does anyone have a main and secondary jet recommendation for using either of those...
  5. 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...
  6. A couple of inquiries....

    Miscellaneous Discussion
    So after about 8 months, i reckon i've got all the kinks ironed out in my K3 450. I did a final tune up the other day and everything seems to be in order save for a few things i might post here for you guys to take a look at. Firstly, before the tune up, i was getting a ticking sounds from the...
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