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  1. Engine Discussion
    Hello everyone, I recently purchased a 1979 CM400T. After a bit of riding, I noticed that there was some ticking/knocking coming from the engine and after research I came to conclusion that I should try adjusting the valves to address the problem. Upon opening, I used the feeler gauge and none...
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    Finally got what I think is the general tune up wrapped up, however, being my first time around, I haven't got a clue as to IF it all sounds like it's right... which is likely a lot of new kids. This is a '75 CL360 I picked up in January, from a close buddy who purchased it from a fella in...
  3. Engine Discussion
    Recently acquired a 1981 CM200T with 2,600mi that has sat in indoor storage and hadn’t been started since 1989. Initially the bike would not turn over, but after a few days of soaking the cylinders/top end in penetrating oil she freed up. Next steps included: • Replaced both plugs (NGK...
  4. Engine Discussion
    I have been trying to tune up my cb160, but there is still a rattle noise from the engine in idle, and in gear, but the engine noise seems to drown it out at revs. See the video here: I turned the dynamo rotor to the inside T mark line (the line on the rotor edge over the T, not the line next...
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