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Greetings from Northwest Arkansas! New to the community. Honda CL360.

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Hey all, new to the community, and motorcycles in general.

In a nutshell, I'm one of many new guys I'm sure you've seen roll through here. Little to no experience in working on motorcycles,
and fairly new to riding them. I picked up my first bike, a Honda CL360 Scrambler about a month ago, and use it primarily as a
commuter to work. Pardon the low quality photo. I can see about getting some higher res shots later.

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She runs pretty clean, and is in overall great shape for the year. (A little dusty under the seat however, and needs some TLC.
But hey, I see that as character and potential.) I'd give a parts rundown, but it's almost entirely original. The mufflers and filters
are about the only aftermarket parts.

As for where I'd like to take the build, I'm aiming modestly with a simple change of seat, bars, and mirrors first, as well as
swapping out the headlight and housing for a halogen bulb setup for practical my-light-is-dim sort of reasons. Any other ideas
for additions/ modifications would be much appreciated! It's a blank canvas at this point.

Glad to be here, and I'll have my eyes and ears open. Hope I haven't stepped on any toes already, as I know us knew guys
can occasionally.
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Where in NW Arkansas are you?

FYI, you don't have to keep your bike original to get antique tags. In fact I don't think they would even know what to check for even though the law says otherwise. As long as you have one vehicle with standard tags, anything else that is within the year range can get antique tags. It's that simple.

As for handlebars I recommend a superbike or euro bend to the drag bars. That's just personal preference though.
I have a pair of black euro bend bars that came with a project recently. If you want to try them out for the price of free let me know. I currently have no use for them.
Also to jump in on the halogen thing as well, you may want to upgrade the charging system first. They are weak from the get go, and even more so now that they are over 30 years old. Rick's Motorsport has a nice setup, a bit pricy, but worth the money. If you want to try out the halogen before upgrading the charging system, be sure to get a 35w bulb. Anything else will just suck the life out of your battery.

Here's a way to bypass the charging system headlight stuff for the time being: Charging Mod for 360's
Throttle shouldn't pose much of a problem.

BTW the pics Geeto posted were of a cb750 Honda and a Suzuki gs750.
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