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  1. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    I can see clearly now

    We have two good coats of 2K clear on the tins. Lets the patina, AKA rust, scratches, and dings show through. Also have a headlight and front turns back on, the wire ball of spaghetti went back in...
  2. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    We have a front end.....

    Everything went back up fairly easily. Rear wheel, next on list......
  3. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    About Half Way Maybe

    Seals done, good rebound and no leaks. New front tire on a cleaned wheel, I went the K70's since they were on sale at Dennis Kirk, both front and rear will be stock sizes. Fork ears repaired and...
  4. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    Balls are home

    Balls and races look good, just dry. Cleaned and repacked, good movement with preliminary adjustment. My tip for re-install, seat the bottom 19 balls in the lower part of the steering stem with...
  5. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    Dirty Paws Time

    Always a pain pulling fork tubes, I have never had the pleasure of a pair coming out easily in a vintage Honda. I have found a flat spot in the steering stem, so I will have to go in and check the...
  6. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    Factory "Yeller" paint on the bolts, fork seals...

    Factory "Yeller" paint on the bolts, fork seals are next, bet they are original.......
  7. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    Tank is re-sealed with Caswell tank sealer,...

    Tank is re-sealed with Caswell tank sealer, excellent product and I find it far superior to POR15 or anything else out there. Still waiting on parts so cleaned up clocks, touched up the badges (they...
  8. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    Cleaned the Kreem tank sealer out of the gas tank...

    Cleaned the Kreem tank sealer out of the gas tank yesterday. Acetone and lots of drywall screws did the job quite well. IMHO Kreem is the worst product on the market today, I have never seen a tank...
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    Sir, that is one remarkable project. All the...

    Sir, that is one remarkable project. All the best.........
  10. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    A lot of elbow grease and good paint....

    The aluminum cases were quite marred with oxidation so I first hit them with a medium Scotch Brite pad embedded with a liquid aluminum polish. Next fine steel wool again with liquid polish, third...
  11. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    A little lipstick applied to the Pig

    Motor has been detailed, doing in frame is a real pain but I am happy with the final result. Still waiting on a number of parts, shipping is a true nightmare these days....
  12. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    It's Alive

    Gapped points, set the timing, set valve lash, carbs rebuilt and bench synced, new oil, ran fuel lines, crossed my fingers, and hit the button. Fired up immediately, tons of mice turds, baffle rust,...
  13. Thread: 1974 CB750

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    1974 CB750

    I have a one owner since new 1974 Honda CB750 that I am in the process of bringing back to life. The problem I have ran into has been trying to locate a replacement 18inch stock rear wheel. The...
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    New Member Here

    I am an old retired guy located in Fredericksburg, Va. who enjoys bringing vintage Japanese and British machines back to life as a hobby. Just wanted to say hello and will be trying to find my way...
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