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  1. 1981 Honda CB 750C electrical issue

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    Oi, I am new to the community and am restoring my first bike. Having an issue and could use some input. Went to see if the bike would turn over and it did but the headlamp doesn't work now and no power to tail lights either. Horn works though. Where would you start? Voltage regulator or stator...
  2. GN250 tracker turnsignals slowing down

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    Hello all, After stalking this forum for ages, I decided to cave and ask for help! There are currently 2 issues that I'm trying to resolve with my '94 gn250 build. It's my first build and I'm learning as I go without prior mechanical knowledge. So I'm bound to hurdle into some problems that I...
  3. 1980 GS450L Wiring Issues (no lights)

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    Hey! not super great at wiring so I figured I'd give a forum a try. I bought this bike from a guy a few weeks ago and it runs totally fine. Starts up has no trouble running or keeping the battery charged but the only electronics that work currently are the gear indicator, neutral, and oil...
  4. 1982 GN400 Horn

    Project Builds
    Trying to piece back a bike that I bought in Nevada where no safety inspection is necessary as opposed to here in Utah. So today's project is the horn. As many of you know this is a 6 volt system. When the horn is dissembled from the bike and a multi-meter is placed on both leads it has...
  5. Novice looking for info on the skills I need to build cafe's

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    Hey everyone! I'm looking to start the LONG process of learning to build my own cafe racers, top to bottom. I own a '81 Honda CM400T that's currently in 100 pieces which I rode and took apart for about two years before it ended up in it's current state. I got a bit ambitious with my...
  6. Wiring troubles

    Project Builds
    Hello all! Glad to find a very knowledgeable group. I recently acquired an 83 Suzuki gs850gl that I want to turn into my first cafe racer. This model came with quite a few extras that I do not desire on my final build. ( fuel gauge, gear number indicator) Would it be wiser to take down the...
  7. 1971 CL100 - beginning cafe racer project- shocks, forks, electrical?

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    Hello everybody, I just tuned up an old 1971 CL100. Medium condition. This is my first racer project and I am excited. I have put in a new cam shaft seal, cleaned the points, replaced the leaky exhaust with a CB100 exhaust, rebuilt the carb using the OEM kit. new back tire new chain new...
  8. Electrical issues

    Technical
    So I'm having some electrical issues with my bike. It's a '75 Honda CB360T. Started roughly 4-5 months ago, I didn't turn my key all the way off and it drained my battery. Since then, I've taken the battery to Advanced Auto Parts and they recharged it. I haven't had a chance to ride it since...
  9. Custom wiring for ignition HELP!

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    I have re-done all the wiring on my 1980 Kawasaki KZ550. Here is my plan, I got rid of the key switch and all that mess and just simply have a hidden power switch. What I would like to do next is have the horn trigger be my ignition button. A) is this possible? Are the wires beefy enough? and B)...
  10. dead in the water......73 cb500 77 cb550 engine swap

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    so the other day i ended up getting the engine to fire on the swap i did around christmas time. dropped a 550 engine into a 500 frame. it ran multiple times for a minute or so each just to get the oil to lubricate the upper end after a rebuild. it was 40 degrees or so the other day so i decided...
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