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    CB450 Blowing Oil From Vent

    Good morning everyone! I've been working on cars with my son and haven't been wrenching in bikes for some time, riding yes, wrenching, no. Now I have a problem. I'm working on a 1973 Honda CB450 that I brought back from 8 years in storage. It's been running great for about a year. Yesterday...
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    Build your own Blast Cabinet on the cheap!

    Ok fellow Cafe Racers! I finished my home built blast cabinet and thought I'd give you all a brief tutorial and see what you think. I made it mostly from scraps I had laying around but I did purchase the following: 1. Used oil drum - $10.00, make sure you get one with a removeable top! 2...
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    Keihn 40mm Carbs for Sale

    More garage cleaning.... I inherited a set of four Keihin carbs, 40mm when I picked up one of my Hondas. I'm not sure what bike they were originally from but they are in great condition. Very clean, smooth operating and all the pieces there except the intake "O" rings. I paid $0.00 for them...
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    Pingel Electric Up/Down Shifter

    Fellow DDTer's I'm cleaning out the garage getting ready for fall and winter and my loss is your gain. What I have here is a Pingle all electric up and down shifter. It allows you to shift without the clutch. Here's what you get: 1. Wiring harness 2. Shift solenoid 3. Up/Down handlebar...
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    Look what I just found - a piece of my youth!

    Good afternoon everyone! I found something that you all just have to see, well, I'm excited anyway. I was over at my mom's house helping her go through some old boxes. She's 83 and finally decided to get rid of some junk. Sitting in the bottom of a large box was my very first helmet. I used...
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    Honda Wheel Bearing Removal

    If you've ever tried it, wheel bearing removal can be a frustrating and sometimes expensive trip filled with expletives! Here is a technique that I found and thought I might pass on. Here's how to remove the bearings from a CB750K rear hub. First the tools you'll need: 1. Hammer -...
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    Deconstructing a cafe seat

    Here's a set of pictures I took to show you guys how one of my bike's previous owners built a cafe seat. If you remember, I bought a 1975 CB750F that had a different look cafe seat. Kicked up in the rear with a bobbed stock fender underneath. To my surprise I got two seats, the stock and this...
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    Look what I found at the car wash!

    Sometimes you just have to keep your eyes open. A few months ago I was visiting a local car wash, shooting the breeze with the owner, talking about motorcycles. He mentioned that he had two 1975 Honda CB750F bikes. I took a look and one was pristine the other a parts bike, both with 13,000...
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    Cafe Crazy in Pennsylvania

    Hello everyone! Is this the twelve step program for Cafe Racer Madness? I've been riding for a few years, learned to ride on a Honda CB350F the first year they were introduced! I started on Japanese bikes including a Yamaha XS650 Heritage Special (wish I still had that!) and Suzuki's, moved...
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