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Author Topic: 1975 CB400F Project "Replacement Girlfriend"  (Read 56275 times)

Offline SONIC.

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1975 CB400F Project "Replacement Girlfriend"
« on: Dec 03, 2012, 21:24:10 »
So after a month of negotiations and delays I finally picked up my cb400f.
When I say picked up I mean he delivered it haha.

Anyway, basically the guy (really cool guy)  just ran out of time with the project. He had over 3500 invested already and I picked it up for 1000 with a clean title.

Tons of powder already done, engine soda blasted, a box full of brand new parts.

This is going to be fun.

Ill get some pics up later tonight.
« Last Edit: Dec 10, 2012, 20:54:11 by SONICJK »


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And there she sits.



Offline teddpage

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WOW!  Great score!  I went and looked at a CB400F a few years back...locked up motor...no title and the dude was asking 1000.  Needless to say i dont have a 400F lol!
Cant wait to see her all finished!!!
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There are a couple disappointments,
First the exhaust is not stock! It's ceramic coated kerker. Not sure if that's any good ill have to look into it.

And second I really wanted to cut the rear frame and weld in a hoop and put a brat seat on her with a removable cafe bump, buuuuuut it's already powdered so I don't know if its worth cutting it up and re powdering it
« Last Edit: Dec 03, 2012, 21:54:03 by SONICJK »

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I am absolutely floored by the sheer mass of parts.
New EVERYTHING down to the carb screws.

I'm pretty much speechless.



This is going to be a good one :D

I think the only things I'm going to have to buy are a battery and a couple odds and ends.
« Last Edit: Dec 03, 2012, 22:14:32 by SONICJK »

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Wow, what a terrific project bike.  Thanks for sharing.

If you are really keen on a stock exhaust system - I would be willing to trade for those Kerkers. : )
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The kerkers are really light it's pretty impressive.
I just love the look of the stockers but ill be keeping the kerker for now haha.

I found a jb weld fix in the top engine case. That sucks.
Guess ill be looking for a replacement. Anyone have one sitting around?

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Holy hell what a score! Looks immaculate!

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Very nice, man. I'm on board.

The Kerker opens up the motor quite a bit. The stock exhaust (which is the most beautiful stock exhaust Honda ever produced) really chokes the motor.
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