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Offline 70CB750

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CB900C
« on: August 02, 2018, 08:50:15 am »
Another project, finally started on it.  Gotta take more pictures.

This one is from Gap, PA. 

Thanks, Larry, for keeping me busy  ;D ;D
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Re: CB900C
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2018, 09:34:34 am »
10 speeds whether you need them or not.
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Re: CB900C
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2018, 04:06:50 pm »
Congrats.   Was it Larry's bike?

So...what is the plan?
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Re: CB900C
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2018, 05:33:03 pm »
Yes, got it from MoMo.

Plan is to get it on the road and see how does she feel. If I like her, I will keep her.

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Re: CB900C
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2018, 10:02:11 pm »
Was mine for a short time period.  Did some work on it for a customer, but cost of repair to him would have been more than the 10 speed was worth so he gave me the bike with a PA title.  I sold it  to Prokop for what I had into it, labor was a loss(I am good at that scenario)… Larry
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Re: CB900C
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2018, 03:43:21 am »
The sight window on MC was broken,  I found replacement on ebay.  According to the seller, the window is 18mm and the opening on the MC I measured at 18mm, too.  However,  the ebay listing said it is not compatible with Honda CB900C. 

The price was  two dollars and change shipped, so I took my chances.  I cleaned and lubricated the opening with brake fluid, installed the o-ring and gently pressed the window in.  It worked, and it does not leak now. 


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Re: CB900C
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2018, 05:04:27 am »
The sight window on MC was broken,  I found replacement on ebay.  According to the seller, the window is 18mm and the opening on the MC I measured at 18mm, too.  However,  the ebay listing said it is not compatible with Honda CB900C. 

The price was  two dollars and change shipped, so I took my chances.  I cleaned and lubricated the opening with brake fluid, installed the o-ring and gently pressed the window in.  It worked, and it does not leak now.
I wonder if under pressure will it pop out? Might test that before you get it near paint  :-\ Shouldn't be that much pressure, but you never know and certainly don't want to find out the hard way.
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Re: CB900C
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2018, 05:16:11 am »
Yeah, I will test it after i bleed brakes.  You are right, there is not much pressure inside the MC.

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Re: CB900C
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2018, 11:02:14 pm »
Yes, got it from MoMo.

Plan is to get it on the road and see how does she feel. If I like her, I will keep her.
That just might be an ideal bike to hitch a sidecar to. ;)
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Re: CB900C
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2018, 08:19:01 am »
Yes, got it from MoMo.

Plan is to get it on the road and see how does she feel. If I like her, I will keep her.
That just might be an ideal bike to hitch a sidecar to. ;)

I might end up doing just that, make it a dedicated rig. 

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Re: CB900C
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2018, 03:19:30 pm »
Yes, got it from MoMo.

Plan is to get it on the road and see how does she feel. If I like her, I will keep her.
That just might be an ideal bike to hitch a sidecar to. ;)

That's a really good idea. I would think the dual range transmission would be nice to have on a sidecar rig.
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