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175 exhaust, and others

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I just bought a 71 cl175, its my first bike and I will be converting it to a cafe racer. First thing to go is gonna be those ugly pipes. I was just wondering where I can get exhaust for it. I have found stock cb175 exhausts on ebay, and was wondering what else is out there.

Also what front ends and rear shocks will work on this bike. Also can I just switch out some of the parts from the current front end to make it more street friendly. I haven't worked on bikes before, but I used to work as an equpiment mechanic so I have good general mechanical knowledge, so I'm not too worried about difficulty of the modifications.

I assume i would also need 550 trees for these,

Edited by - jmt on Jan 29 2005 5:57:15 PM
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Any other exhaust options. I can't pay 400 for exhaust, I didn't even pay that for the bike. Also are there any set of forks that are simply bolt on? Also can I get just get stiffer springs for my current fork?
you can doit!
I can do what? Also I found a nice exhaust for a honda cm 185, are these similar enough to work, its from a 1978?
Thanks for the help, I'll keep this all in mind as I get some money. I'm sure I'll have a ton more questions.
I can do what?

you can spend the money on a badass race exhaust for the street. it just seemed like such a good idea when I read it. I got a little excited.

do it, do it

I really can't spend that much. I payed 390 for the bike, I still need a jacket and helmet, and I'm in college. Oh yeah, I'm gonna need some money for insurance too, and the motorcycle safety class, and title/other state fees. Anyway I just got a stock cb exhaust for it on eBay for 36 bucks shipped.

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