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    Looking at a schematic for a system with split...

    Looking at a schematic for a system with split units, the white (with return on green) is for the field, and red/white the output, so it looks like that coresponds to your wires.
    Do some Googling,...
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    The white device with the round part is the...

    The white device with the round part is the switch for your ignition switch - it goes below the casting that the key turns. The three yellow wires from the alternator should connect to the rectifier...
  3. Thread: High RPM’s

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    Try using this calculator:...

    Try using this calculator: https://www.gearingcommander.com/ You will need to check your sprockets to see if they are stock.
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    Just buy and install a new switch with key like :...

    Just buy and install a new switch with key like : https://4into1.com/ignition-switch-fork-lock-assembly-35100-377-003-honda-cb400f-cb550-cb750-gl1000/
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    I've never seen a shim over .03 off.

    I've never seen a shim over .03 off.
  6. Thread: Vin decode

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    https://www.motorera.com/honda/h0750/sport.htm...

    https://www.motorera.com/honda/h0750/sport.htm
    Looks like an early '79 CB750F. I have RC042010319. If a "dealer" can't decode your VIN, find another dealer. Either he doesn't want your business, or...
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    And, please don't rotate the cams without shims...

    And, please don't rotate the cams without shims in all of the buckets!
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    Most Honda engines, if half-way maintained and...

    Most Honda engines, if half-way maintained and stored dry, will not need tear-down. Valve adjustment, charging and ignition system checks, ALL electrical connections cleaned and tightened. The carbs...
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    https://parts.southernhonda.com/images/parts/Honda...

    https://parts.southernhonda.com/images/parts/HondaOEM/fullsize/MW34E1801C.jpg
    Doesn't look like the '93 CB750 has those plugs.
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    You can usually find them for $6 on ebay....

    You can usually find them for $6 on ebay. Sometimes a bunch for not much.
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    I wouldn't give up on the tank if it isn't...

    I wouldn't give up on the tank if it isn't leaking. The carbs may seem Ok, but good money says they need serious cleaning.
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    They change the resonant frequency of the bar...

    They change the resonant frequency of the bar ends in an attempt to reduce vibrations felt in your hands.
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    If you've never checked them, you probably have...

    If you've never checked them, you probably have tight valves on several cylinders. Check your compression and valve clearance. If you have really rebuilt (which requires splitting the rack) the carbs...
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    Now get the real Honda shop manual. The others...

    Now get the real Honda shop manual. The others have too many errors. Unless wrecked, water damaged, etc., most all of an old bike can be rescued if it has been stored in the dry. Do your internet...
  15. First, check all connections tight and clean....

    First, check all connections tight and clean. Then take the battery and have it tested.
  16. Thread: Bypass

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    For the clutch switch on my '79 CB750F, I just...

    For the clutch switch on my '79 CB750F, I just pulled the two connectors from the switch and put a jumper wire between them. This was because the switch was buggered badly, and I can't get the pivot...
  17. Thread: 1982 CB 750 K

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    I saw recently an entire airbox, covers, boots,...

    I saw recently an entire airbox, covers, boots, etc. for $60 shipped CONUS on one of the forums. http://www.cb1100f.net/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=87573
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    And cleaning the accelerator nozzles is a pain. I...

    And cleaning the accelerator nozzles is a pain. I used a high G from a 12 string guitar set chucked in a pin vise to reach in and open the plugged holes on mine, then blew liberal amounts of carb...
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    If you mean the retaining ring above the seals,...

    If you mean the retaining ring above the seals, you can clean and reuse it unless terribly rusted. I bent new ones from welding wire on one rebuild. It needs to go into the groove in three places and...
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    If the bearings are in with the same retaining...

    If the bearings are in with the same retaining ring my '79 has, you will see two dimples in the groove formed by the mating threads. Drill the dimple out ~1/16" (past the thread distortion). I made a...
  21. Thread: Pods

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    Put the airbox and filter back on it is one...

    Put the airbox and filter back on it is one solution.
  22. Well, it is idling without messing with the fast...

    Well, it is idling without messing with the fast idle stop now. Took it for a ~ 40 mile ride (now have over 170 miles on it since rescue). Did a quick demo compilation to link on my Craigslist post....
  23. Thread: CB750 Police

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    No, that is the only CB750P that they list - and...

    No, that is the only CB750P that they list - and it is for general export.
  24. Thread: CB750 Police

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    Here are '79 CB750P parts fiche:...

    Here are '79 CB750P parts fiche: https://www.cmsnl.com/honda-cb750p-1979-z-general-export_model50280/partslist/#.XKNUvW8pA1I
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    Sticky: That should keep you busy for a while! Looks like...

    That should keep you busy for a while! Looks like a decent seat and pipes (two high-dollar items usually) for a cafe-style rescue. Do the calipers even fit those forks? At least, lots of fork options...
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