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Hello caferacer.net. This is my first post here, and I think it probably best that before I start badgering you all about where to get the least comfortable seat or how get some clipons onto the lower end of my forks, I ought to worry first about finding a bike.

To that end: does anyone in Ontario, Michigan, Northern Ohio, Pensylvania, etc have a cb750 they want to sell/trade? the only non-negociable features are a straight frame and a solid running engine. I am not averse to doing some engine work, but I dont care to overhaul a fourstroke until I have some clue as to how they work. Older is always better, I would prefer if it was a '75 or older, but I will entertain anything.

I can do cash, or will negociate a trade for a '72 Kaw S2 (a gutsy little 350cc 3 cylinder 2 stroke that I spent my summer bastardizing) Its got a clear title, expansion chambers, fresh safety cert, new tires/ignition/gaskets/battery, and is louder than billy-be-damned :). Ill include a spare gastank, parts engine, 2 service manuals. (http://www.voguehost.com/ims/u/bcrawford/seat/Photo_092306_003.jpg) Since this photo, it has a fender, sidecovers and an extra 300 miles on it.

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Dude, don't trade that thing, Let the good times roll...


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Dude, don't trade that thing[/qoute]

I dont really want to, but I'm a whore. Id throw my sister into the deal if it meant if it got me a better bike. Anything to save some cash, I nearly broke the bank restoring the kaw.

bc

PS: the sister is 28, single, blonde, w/ a bit of a temper. To make the trade fair, the bike should have at least new plugs and a full tank of gas.
 

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dont listen to them, i want it.

you can keep your sister though.

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quote:keep that shit!
Ill interpret this and previous comments as compliments.. Thanks :)

quote:dont listen to them, i want it.

you can keep your sister though.
got a cb750?

Unless Joe actually wants it, I have decided to retract the offer of a trade for it.. I cant get rid of it till its done, and its not done till I put a more manly tank on it. I still want a 750k though, But I will only be trading cash and/or sisters.

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bc,

we need to see more pics of the bike (different angles, sidecovers and fenders on, etc...). i think the tank is sweet. i was trying despretly to find a cb750 for you, but alas, you have finally come to your senses.

sweet bike.

tex

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there was a good looking one for cheap on craigslist in virginia. a pic even. i know, its a little further than you wanted to go, but it was cheap and nice looking. (maybe like your sister??) sorry, it was too easy.....maybe not like your sister. where is this comming from?

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quote:we need to see more pics of the bike (different angles, sidecovers and fenders on, etc...).
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The side shot makes it obvious why I need a meatier tank.

quote:i have a 1974 750k all original nice bike accept for the chain went thru the case.
Ron: did the chain puncture anything important? I am not very familiar with those bikes yet, so I dont know what the chain could hit when it lets go. How much $$? and how eager are you to get it out of your garage? Its coming up on busy time at work, and a day off is not in the stars for me for a couple months. If we can strike a deal though, you will have a big deposit on it right away.

quote:where is this comming from?
Southwestern Ontario, Canada (Virginia is unfortunately way to far for me)


quote: cheap and nice looking. (maybe like your sister??)
Strange but True: I had to finally tell her about this, and she was far less annoyed with me that I had expected. She was a little upset that there was so little interest, but she made me promise not to post any photos anyways.

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quote:we need to see more pics of the bike (different angles, sidecovers and fenders on, etc...).
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The side shot makes it obvious why I need a meatier tank.

quote:i have a 1974 750k all original nice bike accept for the chain went thru the case.
Ron: did the chain puncture anything important? I am not very familiar with those bikes yet, so I dont know what the chain could hit when it lets go. How much $$? and how eager are you to get it out of your garage? Its coming up on busy time at work, and a day off is not in the stars for me for a couple months. If we can strike a deal though, you will have a big deposit on it right away.

quote:where is this comming from?
Southwestern Ontario, Canada (Virginia is unfortunately way to far for me)


quote: cheap and nice looking. (maybe like your sister??)
Strange but True: I had to finally tell her about this, and she was far less annoyed with me that I had expected. She was a little upset that there was so little interest, but she made me promise not to post any photos anyways.

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i would have to talk to my brother about extent of damage to engine case.he might actually see this and respond for me.
OH YA! i hope maines not to far away
if my brother respondes his name is aaron (obsessively dilegent)



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i would have to talk to my brother about extent of damage to engine case.he might actually see this and respond for me.
OH YA! i hope maines not to far away
if my brother respondes his name is aaron (obsessively dilegent)



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once a chain goes through a cb750 case it is toast. i dissagree with you mr. crawford, i like the look of the kaw as it is. the tank makes it look like a kaw, and thats not a bad thing.

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once a chain goes through a cb750 case it is toast. i dissagree with you mr. crawford, i like the look of the kaw as it is. the tank makes it look like a kaw, and thats not a bad thing.

scott from chicago
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Rons bike is almost all origanl but the cases are damaged. It would need a motor rebuild or a motor swap.

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Its too bad about that motor. <img src=icon_smile_dead.gif border=0 align=middle>


Unfortunately, that blows one of my primary criteria for buying 4strokes (solid running engine). Maine would have been a bit far anyways. I do appreciate the effort though, Thanks guys.

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dude, keep the s2, leave the tank on it. it's too cool to trade for somebody's honda 750.

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McB: Thanks man :)

Im kinda happy with the way its turning out too.. but it still needs a lot of work. like a tank. (thanks for the props scottFromChicago, but I likewise disagree re the tank.. it /does/ look like a kaw tank, problem is that it does not look like an S2 tank.. its from a later model kh400 or s3 as far as I can tell)

your tank is coming along nicely so far, but it will be at least next weekend before its ready for paint though. wanna get your electrical system back together this weekend? stock the fridge & gimmie a call.

736cafe: thanks for the warning about the chain hole.. I wasnt sure if they were serious on a honda. My parts motor has one, but its through a cosmetic bit of the case, so it will run just fine without it; I happen to have spare lower case coming for it anyways.

cheers,
bc



Edited by - bcrawford on Oct 27 2006 12:46:45 AM

Edited by - bcrawford on Oct 27 2006 01:01:17 AM
 
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