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Looks like it would be eligible for Period II ultralightweight supervintage (maybe)?. $350 BTW so i's hard to pass up.
 

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Good to know TEX, cause if the wife is really pissed it will be for sale the first event of the year!
 

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Pull the disk brake off (if it's the cable version it's worthless anyway) and then you can run it in 200gp....even though it's much later than the cutoff it's pretty much identical to the 175's built back to 69 and the 175 slopers back to 67.
The problem with the CB200 is that it's a dog, slower than the 175.
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Thanks JB. Not sure what I'l do with it but it's nice to know it CAN be run albeit at the back of the pack.

Jeff
 

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dibs at first event of the year......

(i really hope she let's you keep it)

tex
 

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Yeah it's a neat looking little bike.
And they can be made to go pretty good. Heck...never thought about it but you might be able to put a 175 head on it (which is ported better)...might gain you better compression too. And with the CB200T bolt on cam sprocket you can slot it for cam advancing real easy. Plus the 200T has a larger crankshaft camchain sprocket so it doesn't suffer the exploding cam chain link problem that is sometimes seen on CB175's. PLUS, the CB200T has a 15mm wrist pin instead of 14mm like the 175, which gives you some piston options...PLUS, the CB200T has a rod that is about 4mm longer which behaves a bit better at 12,000 rpm (less side loading and friction).

So...while a dog in stock trim...I can only assume they could be made into a reasonably competitive 200gp bike....or even ULWSV if you don't plan on beating Turk's MT, or Yannerilla's MT, or guys like Champ bumping his 250 into ULWSV.
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jb,

stop shitting on my fair and square dibs. jeff might reconsider his marriage!

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I certainly would have no aspirations of winning 200 gp or ULWSV.
Texy, I've reconsidered many times! Once is enough that's for sure.
You'll see.
These damn Hondas are breeding.
 
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