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Offline Quail "Owner of the comfortable k8"

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69-76 sidecovers
« on: May 15, 2005, 08:56:34 am »
Why do those side covers have air vents in them but my 78 does not?
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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2005, 09:17:53 am »
they go slower than the 1978 ;D
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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2005, 05:57:03 pm »
According to my Honda guide, the sidecovers were changed on the K1 model to "...a more slender, sportier look and alluring emblems were added." I'm not so sure about the alluring part... Maybe something was lost in the translation.
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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2005, 08:55:38 pm »
The original K0 sidecovers were big 'orrible boxy looking things, and the later 1971 - 76 sidecovers were FAR MORE ALLURING, in fact, SEXY, I believe, ha ha! All joking aside, I think the later ones were easier on the eye, the originals looked like they were designed by Volvo. Cheers, Terry. ;D
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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2005, 05:00:07 am »
It was the emblems that they said were alluring, but personally I like the first design. Something about the louvered "intakes" behind the airbox gave it a mean look, similar to a ram-air scoop on a sports car. ;D

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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2005, 07:11:31 am »
did the venting add to an increase in cooling something?
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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2005, 08:04:23 am »
i like the looks of the k1`s better myself.
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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2005, 10:31:58 am »
did the venting add to an increase in cooling something?

I think they were like the air scoops on the fenders of the original Corvette. They started out with a defined purpose, but ended up being kept on the basis that they looked cool, even thought they ended up serving no technical purpose.
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Re: 69-76 sidecovers
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2005, 11:43:34 am »
Quail, the '77-'78 CB750 oil tank does not have the sexy exposed "chrome" dipstiick or the "odd shape" of the '69-'76's.  It has the plastic dip and rests a little neater inside the frame rails.  Check the pics.  I put a '75 oil-tank on my '78, but that was for the Tracy Body.

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