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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #50 on: January 11, 2008, 12:18:51 pm »
somemonkey,

glad to see you're here.  i've enjoyed following along on your site for a bit now.

Thanks! I just got around to working on it again since it's getting colder out. I should be updating the site next week after I receive a bunch of parts to make upgrades.

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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #51 on: January 11, 2008, 12:36:06 pm »
First time I've visited your site Somemonkey. It's great - do you mind if I post links to it in the FAQs? Lots of people post "how to" but yours has pictures and anotations which makes a far more useful resource.
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #52 on: January 11, 2008, 12:41:09 pm »
First time I've visited your site Somemonkey. It's great - do you mind if I post links to it in the FAQs? Lots of people post "how to" but yours has pictures and anotations which makes a far more useful resource.

You're more than welcome to post links to my site. The more people I can help, the better! I get so much help from people on this site that I feel like I would be 'paying it forward' if you posted my links.
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #53 on: January 11, 2008, 03:20:41 pm »
Great site Somemonkey 8)

I've bookmarked it now, I've a feeling it's going to of great help during my rebuild ;D
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #54 on: January 11, 2008, 09:05:41 pm »
Seems like each model is starting to gain equal footing on here..wonder what it would take to convince either glen or bob to sticky both the 350 owners list and this one? And perhaps someone could get one started for the 750s so we are all represented..
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #55 on: January 12, 2008, 12:15:00 pm »
Great site Somemonkey 8)

I've bookmarked it now, I've a feeling it's going to of great help during my rebuild ;D
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Hey, if my site can help you that would be great. Also, for you 350 owners out there I'm going to start working on a 1968 cb350 that a friend of mine purchased not long ago. Hopefully my experiences will be of value to someone.

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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #56 on: January 12, 2008, 04:49:17 pm »
Heres mine from two weeks ago
75 550 K1
74 750 K4
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #57 on: January 12, 2008, 06:55:18 pm »
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #58 on: January 13, 2008, 07:11:12 am »
what year is that thing man? thats the second CB i have seen with the VF 750 F Interceptor style tail on it..
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #59 on: January 13, 2008, 08:12:58 am »
blackhog02  1977 CB550K  - As found and after a few modifications.

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« Reply #60 on: January 13, 2008, 08:46:53 am »
Here's my 1975 cb550K. Its pretty much stock right now, except for the exhaust and the SS style bars.  I'm plannin on adding some rear sets, clip-ons and a custom seat before summer. 8)
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #61 on: January 13, 2008, 09:09:11 am »
heres my 72' 550






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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #62 on: January 13, 2008, 11:53:08 am »
heres my 72' 550







you sure about that year? they didn't make the 550 model until '74.
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« Reply #63 on: January 13, 2008, 01:27:23 pm »
what year is that thing man? thats the second CB i have seen with the VF 750 F Interceptor style tail on it..

It's registered as a 73 model 500. (with some of what I like to call....upgrades!)

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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #64 on: January 13, 2008, 01:34:53 pm »
blackhog02  1977 CB550K  - As found and after a few modifications.
i like it  8)
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #65 on: January 13, 2008, 02:02:31 pm »


        Wasn't sure about putting my "Project Bikes" in here because of their condition. :-\ There are some pretty decent bikes here, of all different styles and Great looking bikes they are too! ;) But, I guess, I need to throw mine in here for the numbers, if nothing else. ::) Hoping that Someday, I'll be able to put some life back into them and a decent look to them. That being said, I've got 3 (a 73' CB500K, a 77' Cb550K and a 78' CB550k)

The 73' CB500K (Needing quite a bit of Work!)
     


The 77' CB550K (as it is right now, in pieces)




And the 78' CB550K (needing LOTS of work!)




      Plus, I've got 2 CB500K motors

            Remember, I DID say that they were "Project Bikes" (to me, means ROUGH!)

                                       Later on, Bill :) ;)
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #66 on: January 13, 2008, 02:40:00 pm »
bill- love the sidecover on that 500.  ;D
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« Reply #67 on: January 13, 2008, 03:59:24 pm »
75 550 K1    this is what it looked like when I brought it home.  once my pipes came in, was only a day til it ran.

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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #68 on: January 13, 2008, 08:12:05 pm »
74 CB550K WiP




Just added these.  I'm in the middle of a full mock-up before tear-down and a more precise re-assembly




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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #69 on: January 13, 2008, 08:41:48 pm »
Here's my 77 550K. It needs some exhaust work and a carb rebuild, but overall is in pretty decent shape. I've also replaced the stock mirror with a Napolean bar end.



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« Reply #70 on: January 13, 2008, 09:13:24 pm »
bill- love the sidecover on that 500.  ;D

         Hey Paul. That side cover pulls some pretty good comments. :) Too bad I don't have a matched set. When I got the bike, that cover was missing. I saw that one on ebay sometime after I got the bike ( I inquired about the other one and the seller had no idea where the other one was, he'd only gotten the one) and managed to win it. Now, I kinda wish I could get the other side done in a duplicate design to match. Here's the other side.
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #71 on: January 13, 2008, 09:29:20 pm »


       Now while this bike has some pretty decent mods to it that I'm liking and wanting details on, I particularly want to know more about this exhaust system.

       



       Okay wpnssgt, how about it? (BTW are you or were you a weapons sgt in the USAF or a weapon Staff Sgt?) ( I was a Crew CHief on fighter planes in the USAF myself) At any rate, we'd (at least, I'd) like to hear about just what you have and are doing to that bike of yours (w/pictures please)

                                    Later on, Bill :) ;)
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #72 on: January 13, 2008, 09:34:50 pm »
Here's my 77 550K. It needs some exhaust work and a carb rebuild, but overall is in pretty decent shape. I've also replaced the stock mirror with a Napolean bar end.



Jeff

          Hey Jeff.  Good to see ya and that's IS a mighty nice job on THAT one guy! ;)  Haven't seen you around in quite a while. Take care.

                                        Later on, Bill :) ;)
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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #73 on: January 13, 2008, 09:46:53 pm »


       Now while this bike has some pretty decent mods to it that I'm liking and wanting details on, I particularly want to know more about this exhaust system.

       



       Okay wpnssgt, how about it? (BTW are you or were you a weapons sgt in the USAF or a weapon Staff Sgt?) ( I was a Crew CHief on fighter planes in the USAF myself) At any rate, we'd (at least, I'd) like to hear about just what you have and are doing to that bike of yours (w/pictures please)

                                    Later on, Bill :) ;)

I'm a 2W1, Weapons Loader and currently E5 (Staff Sgt) Active Duty.  I've had this 550 for about 7 months now and have quite a list of stuff I've done.  I did lots of rewiring and initially was going to do a stock retore but have since focused on making a Cafe Style bike with the addition of stuff from other bikes.  So far I have the Forks, Wheels, and Brakes of a 85' GPZ750.  Rearsets from an 05' GSXR1000, and custom exhaust design I came up with by using the stock headers and making 2 "2-1" connectors for a 4-2 exhaust.  I still need to get it all welded up and coated and then tune the bike as it's only in a mock-up stage before I tear her down to a rolling chassis and work the engine, maybe get a 605cc kit for it. if I can find one.

I'll make a Topic and post more pics there.

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Re: Since the 350 owners have formed a list...500/550 Owners step up!!
« Reply #74 on: January 14, 2008, 03:31:02 am »
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