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the cb900C tank is longer and holds more than an early K tank. The problem with the C bikes is that by 1979 honda had three different frame designs for the same engine and they are not as interchangable as people think. Just based on the fact that your bike is shaft drive while all other 900s are chain should be a tip off that there are different parts afoot. Even K bike parts from the same year will have trouble fitting the C.

However the coolest thing about the cb900c is the 10 speed tranny (5 speed plus high low splitter). To make it look more cafe/streetfighter-ish you are in custom territory, but don't be intimidated.



Edited by - Geeto67 on May 23 2006 09:54:11 AM
 

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thanks, I have talked to some friends who have welding equipment and are willing to help me customize but I was just wondering off hand if A straight switch would be possible, I guess its a little more work, but thanks for the input.
I think you will find fiberglass easier to work with than welding. One of the things I think you should take advantage of is that the cb900c has dropped seat rails. When you look at pics of old race bikes you'll see that most of them have bodywork that drops the seat down as low as possible. A custom made seat and tail section out of fiberglass may work wonders for the back end of the bike.

one place I think you should look for inspiration is http://www.bratstyle.com/

Part chopper, part cafe racers, part rat bikes, and part racers there are a lot of cool ideas in play on the bikes on that site.

although a cb750, I think it is possible to get your cb900c to look close to this (espcially since the tank is two sectioned 900c tanks):

 
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