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Hey! My name is Gary and i just found this site. I recently bought a 1976 CJ360t. I am working on getting it ready to ride. Had to replace the muffler but could not find one so, I am replacing the whiole exhaust system with a 2 into 1 system made for the CB360t. Someone who owned it before painted most of it with silver paint!!!! So I now have the rear wheel rim cleaned up so it is nice and shiny chrome. The front is a bit harder due to heavier paint and some rust scale. The engine case I will try to clean up too. I found a CB360 center stand to put on it too. And new mirrors since it only has 1 now and that one is in poor shape. I am anxious to ride it!



 

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Hello and Welcome! I THOUGHT I wanted a CJ 'til I saw that front drum..I wish I had that tail nacelle, though...Good Luck and welcome to the insanity. :)
 

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Henryinva said:
Hi Gary and welcome....
Bill, Someboody left the 360 water running.....its over running the place....

Henry
Henry -

I really think it's because the supply of barn bikes and otherwise undiscovered old Hondas is beginning to wane.
The past 3-4 years has experienced an unprecedented demand for these old bikes, and I really think they're beginning to run out. It really seems to be getting harder to find those really good examples for reasonable prices, especially the Twins.
But a lot of 360's still remain out there, as they got passed over initially because of the problems getting certain critical parts.
 

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Yeah Bill, I'd have to agree...A guy I work with has a 360 that he's had forever and wants to sell now. He want 1500 out of it and I told him, it would have to be in really, really good shape to get that kind of money and wished him well..

You can see what your talking about with the Yammie XS650's. Everyone is buying them up and building Bobbers out of them. And I mean everyone....I belong to about 6 Bobber forums and thats all everyone has or is building. The prices are starting to go up on them at a pretty good clip.

The twins are experiencing the same thing due to people restoring or cafeing them..

I guess its the 360's turn!

Henry
 

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Welcome Gary

I guess this means the handful of us with 400Ts are ahead of the game :lol:

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Welcome aboard mate :D

Are you gonna strip it down for a four systems check once you get it ridable...or keep it a cheap runner? I'm really hoping for another 360 owner to challenge me to hurry up and finish :lol: Nothin like a little competition to move things along.


VIVA LA REVOLUTION (as in 360 degrees :cool:)

Henryinva said:
You can see what your talking about with the Yammie XS650's. Everyone is buying them up and building Bobbers out of them. And I mean everyone....I belong to about 6 Bobber forums and thats all everyone has or is building. The prices are starting to go up on them at a pretty good clip.
Aint that the truth! I get a little sad everytime someone chops up an early to mid year XS650 :cry: A mate of mine did give me a good lead on an un-restored '74 650 for $500....but if I buy it at present my gf will kick my arse :lol:
 

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Well, alot will depend on how good it runs once I get it on the road. I can now see how hard it is to get parts for it. The main reason I got it is to see if my kidneys can handle riding. I am 53 years old with kidney disease. I do miss riding tho. My wife made me get rid of my last bike about 15 years ago or more.

My first bike was a 1975 Honda 250 Elsinor enduro. I rode that for a few months then upgraded to a 1976 CB400F inline 4. I rode that bike over 100,000 miles before it died! It was my main mode of transportation for years. Then I got a Suzuki GS750 with a windjammer SS fairing on it. After a few years on that I got a 1986 Suzuki Intruder 700cc V-twin. That was my last bike.

I got into this one cheep so, I can't complain. Paid 400 bucks for it. I wish the exhaust would hurry up and get here. Nice riding days have already arrived here in upstate NY.

I have been drooling over the new Boulevard C50 machines by Suzuki. :cool:
 

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hogie said:
I have been drooling over the new Boulevard C50 machines by Suzuki. :cool:
You only live once so why not live it the way YOU want to?

You married guys.. I'll never understand it I guess.



GB :mrgreen:
 

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Bird76Mojo said:
hogie said:
I have been drooling over the new Boulevard C50 machines by Suzuki. :cool:
You only live once so why not live it the way YOU want to?

You married guys.. I'll never understand it I guess.



GB :mrgreen:

Hehe....yeah, I got rid of the wife so now it is time to get the bike back! :mrgreen:

If I handle this one OK, I most likely will get that Suzi C50! Will know in a month or so.



Here is my 1986 Intruder. Was a nice cruiser. (yeah, that is snow.....I started riding early! And this was in Minnesota!!!)
 

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Bird76Mojo said:
Is that a F'n PINTO???!?!?! :shock:


GB :mrgreen:
Nope it's an EXP ( or maybe a Mercury LN7 ) sporty 2 seater economy car built around an escort drivetrain
 

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Welcome!

Nice to have another 360 on board! I ride a 2006 Suzuki C50 and I love it :D
 
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