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Hi everybody,
Great site jeremy, ive been enjoying snooping around in here. Just thought Id show everybody what ive gotten myself into. In the pic is a 1974 water buffalo project, A parts bike cb400f that im raping, hidden behind that is jays old Rd400 which ive decided is too nice to part. MAke a good street racer i think, and then my beloved cb550f that Im trying to put together for next yr. Anybody got any ideas?
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hey, stop buying up all the bikes wouldya? <img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle>
its aboot time you showed yer face on here, but that pic you mentioned is mia
 

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Hey Jeremy,
Ya I know about the picture, Im pretty computer illiterate. I sent jason the pic in an e-mail hoping he would post it for me. You dont know where I could find a bigger garage. Im in this unstopable japanese bike frenzy and going over the edge. no, just kidding. Im going to cool it and try to get the water buff going. Ive always wanted to put one through its paces.
Guy

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Hey everyone,
Now that ive started this topic does anybody need any parts? Ive got quite a few cb400f parts, plus a rd350 motor in need of help for sale or trade. My father has an 1981 GS850 that ive been threatening him with the Buffalo. He thinks hes unstopable with the Gs. Some guy responded to a post on one of the yahoo boards about it and says he owns both. Well I guess he gives the nod to the Buff. THing must screem!

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Hi Chuck,
I have Three cb400f parts bikes that i have been stripping for sale on Ebay. A 1975,1976,1977 Not a whole lot left. I would like to get rid of one of the frames at least, One has a motor that turns over but is iffy. Im supposed to have a running cb400f by the end of next week. Some guy broke his back on it a couple of days ago and I found it on back of a wrecker. It actually looks pretty good. Amazing how these things come out of the woodwork.
Not much for cb550 parts yet but im looking hard.
Theres a supposely running 550 on ebay right now. Dont know of any yamaha rd engines around?
Guy

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Chuck,
What do you have to trade,
Im in need of an 550 4into one exhaust, rear blinkers for an 550 honda, tires, just some ideas.
Yamaha rd400 motor
I probable can come up with a decent chassis between two of them.
Guy

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Ill loo for the blinkers, i might have a few good pairs. I dont have an rd 400 motor but I do have a few 350 motors with a stripped frame. I also have a set of ts 250 carbs for the rd stuff. I found a bunch of big bore kits for 500 fours that make them a 594cc. The come with 4 sleeves, pistons with rings,clips and wrist pins and base and head gaskets. All brand new.
 

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Hey chuck,
The big bore kit and blinkers sound great. Ask me some questions about the 400s

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500 and 550's are almost the same motor, the 550 has a way better clutching system than the 500.

Do you have a rolling 400/4?
 

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Ive got at least one good frame, two motors that turn over, wheels, swingarm, forks, Im trying to think of the definition of an rolling chassis? I would probably have to end some fo my auctions early,
Guy

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Its really nice here but the dirt roads freaking suck. Anybody know how to mount knobbies on my vintage racer?

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Naw guys on a more honest note, Ive never raced on a track but have to say at thirty four and overwieght I wood consider it. Ive been biking off and on since about 11 yrs old. GRaduated all the way up to a GPz 750 back in the early 90s. MAn that thing handled awfull. AS an beginner would a rd 400 be too much? How much money too get into it?
Probably just dreaming cause I have too kids. but who knows.

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