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Does anyone have a source for bronze? Otherwise, I'll have to get them from Honda. I've gotten awefully wobbly and I'm already a track hazard.

thanks. timothy
 

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I've used off the shelf bronze from McMaster Carr...but usually they take a little lathe work to get them right.
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Yep I usually use the oilite. Found out the hard way that you should press them in AFTER you do the power coating....the powder oven cooks the oil out of them and it runs down the SA messing up your beautiful powdercoat.
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tt,

don't wimp out man! i raced a half a season without any sa bushings. now that was wobbly. got mine from honda and never looked back. hope they are still there.

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thanks all. i picked up some NOS bushings and sleeves at a dealer.

tex, don't worry your pretty little hat. no worries and no wimping. i'd show up with grease laden bushings and hope for the best. i'm goin' to ride that bike wobbly no matter how well it's set up. it's just a matter of how fast it'll go before falling out of shape, that's why we go to track.....no?

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Not sure how good the CB350 OEM bushings are, but the CB160/CL175 come with bronze bushings OEM with grease fittings. Pretty good setup. Later 175's came with a hard plastic bushing that seemed pretty tough to me. Get the weight of a 350 down where it should be for a race bike and I bet OEM bushings work fine.
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Yes Oilite or sometimes refered to as Navy Bronze it's a hard bronze with great wearing characteristics

bert lilley
 
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