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Author Topic: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker  (Read 1560 times)

Offline 1fasgsxr

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #10 on: Mar 26, 2018, 18:35:46 »
Tire to swing arm clearance too
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Offline TheBraps

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #11 on: Mar 29, 2018, 12:46:14 »
Looks great so far. I don't believe a 150 rear will fit in a CB360 swingarm though. Chain to tyre clearance would be an issue too.

Yeah did some more research and I will have to go with a 140/60

Offline TheBraps

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #12 on: Mar 29, 2018, 12:52:31 »


Got the CB350 hub in and started cleaning on it. I need to hit it with some brake cleaner and some soft brass brushes to finish it up before I send it over to powder coat. I have new brake shoes, springs, bearing and sprocket to put back on it when it comes back.



Gotta take the swing arm over to a buddies show to use his media cabinet to clean it up.  Should I do the brass bushing while I am at it?
« Last Edit: Mar 29, 2018, 12:59:42 by TheBraps »

Offline Pete12

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #13 on: Mar 30, 2018, 18:20:12 »
If your buddies blaster uses glass bead then don't do the brass bushes...

Offline MiniatureNinja

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #14 on: Mar 30, 2018, 19:03:40 »
Yeah did some more research and I will have to go with a 140/60

depending on the tire selection

I had a 130 tire on a cb360 and it was less than 1mm clearance of the chain. if you did a 520 conversion, you could be a little better off.. but I doubt a 140 will work
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Offline TheBraps

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #15 on: Apr 02, 2018, 10:44:51 »
depending on the tire selection

I had a 130 tire on a cb360 and it was less than 1mm clearance of the chain. if you did a 520 conversion, you could be a little better off.. but I doubt a 140 will work

Will be lengthening the rear swingarm by 2.5". I have talked to Devin over at Cognito Moto about what it takes to fit the fatter tire. Rear shocks will go to 14+"

Offline TheBraps

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #16 on: Apr 02, 2018, 10:47:04 »
If your buddies blaster uses glass bead then don't do the brass bushes...

It does use the glass beads. Can I do the brass bushing and just rebuild the swingarm after?  I mean tear it down, media blast, clean and then put the bushing in?

Offline WhyNot

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #17 on: Apr 02, 2018, 13:15:11 »
Man I'm in on watching this build.

I like the way it's looking.

Good job so far.
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Offline Pete12

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Re: 71 CB450 Urban Hooligan Tracker
« Reply #18 on: Apr 02, 2018, 18:29:52 »
It does use the glass beads. Can I do the brass bushing and just rebuild the swingarm after?  I mean tear it down, media blast, clean and then put the bushing in?

Glass bead gets imbedded in material, particularly something as soft as brass, and will wear it out very quickly once reassembled. If you mean doing the swing arm without the brass bushing in place, then no problem at all.