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Hi, Just thought I'd intro myself and my bike.

Me, I am a graphic designer and an amateur photagrapher. I play bass in a southern rock / rockabilly band, and am really into hot rods and bikes.

Now what we are here for, my bike. My bikes name is "Candy" aka "3/4 Ton" It is a 1993 CB250 Nighthawk tht has been HIGHLY modified.

Mods include:
Bum Stop Seat
Mini Catseye Tailight
cut 8" off the rear to flatten frame
tank is from a 1975 CB400F
Rejetted the Carb (only One)
Different Sprocket sizes and chain
12" mufflers
pod filter
hot rod paint scheme

and some pics




Hope ya like.


Edited by - Crash on Aug 27 2007 11:42:41 AM



Edited by - crash on Aug 28 2007 12:08:20 PM
 

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Looks good. I thought they stopped making small bore cbs back in the early 80s. Looks like a fun ride

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Like your mini cafe. I have a CB200T which now has a similar "look" and also qualifies for the 3/4 Ton for short periods of time; however the motor and carbs are stock with 24,000 mi. plus.

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nice to see more minis. i have a CB125s that im trying to get to do the full ton....

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Hey Crash,
How cool is your bike!

What a transformation! Did you buy the bike specificaly to caff race it or did it just evolve?
There should be a law that everyone should adopt a bike and mod it up........

I like the pipes.....(noisey?) and was the front drum standard?

Oh, and at the risk of sounding really dumb - what does 3/4 mean (75mph?).

I love the cool lingo on here <img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle>
 

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Did not buy the bike to make a cafe out of it. I bought it soley as a means of transportation. On a forum for the 250 Nighthawk, someone mentioned Cafinating one, and many said that it could not be done. It was my goal to prove them wrong.

Yes, 3/4 ton means 75 MPH. That is the top speed of this bike stock. With a few mods, I now have a top speed of 95. The pipes are a bit on the loud side, but they bring a grin to most peoples faces.

 

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this is a waycool cb250. did this similar treatment to a kz200 once but wouldn't take me to 75 mph! about 67 is all it would muster downhill with a tailwind (stock sprockets/chain). didn't help that i weighed 250 lbs, either. Very Nice!

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Hey Crash

I noticed that you have a side mounted rear light and plated holer. How did you run the electrical wiring to it? Are they inside the frame or strapped to the frame?



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thats awesome, im doing a regular rebel, havent had the time to install the seat, 95 thats good, what rear sprocket are you running, im runnng a 30T on he rear of mine and i shift into 5th at 85

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wow, i luv it. that is what i'd like to do w/ my ms. ninja 250.... maybe if i got rid of her i could??? but regardless that is why i like this forum... no bike is too far from a cafe if u have some imagination!

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