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And???
 

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If that was mine,
I would cut off the frame right behind the steering head and build a frame around the VIN because that motor is the only worthwhile part on the bike.
... thats assuming you have ownership papers for the VIN
 

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Is going to cost you way more money to rebuild that bike then it's going to be worth. Besides the motor and frame pretty much every other part needs to be replaced, repaired or restored
 

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Is going to cost you way more money to rebuild that bike then it's going to be worth. Besides the motor and frame pretty much every other part needs to be replaced, repaired or restored
Having just stupidly gone through this same scenario with a nearly identical CL125S [See Project Thread Here], I concur with scramblermike and TrialsRider. These little Honda singles were built cheaply, a long time ago, and designed to perform just adequately for the roadways of an earlier, slower, less congested era. Beyond costing more than it's worth, the motorcycle you will end up will be fairly unsatisfying as anything more than a nostalgic toy.
 

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Agreed...........................but fun to learn on.

I'm no expert mechanic, and I'm using this and my CB/SL350 bike to tear apart and rebuild as a learning tool more so.

So, mostly as said above a nostalgic toy, to run around the hood, and maybe back and forth to work at times.
 

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You guys are lucky to have such low insurance rates and lax road certification laws you can entertain fixing up an old bone like that to put on the road. Doesn't happen up here any more, is just too impractical.
 

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yep, here in Georgia, you don't even have to have the thing inspected.

Just take the paperwork in, proof of insurance, get a tag, and ride away.

But, the draw back on that is high insurance rates.
 

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yea, that's high.

beats me, just doesn't make sense.

greed of the money..........
 

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Agreed...........................but fun to learn on.

I'm no expert mechanic, and I'm using this and my CB/SL350 bike to tear apart and rebuild as a learning tool more so.

So, mostly as said above a nostalgic toy, to run around the hood, and maybe back and forth to work at times.
Is that a CL125 tank? I'm curious how it fits on a CB100 frame. Do the mounting points line up?
 

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Is that a CL125 tank? I'm curious how it fits on a CB100 frame. Do the mounting points line up?
The tank fits fine, just a booger to get the rubber over the tab on the rear.

However, was soaking the tank with the vinegar treatment, and started to notice pin holes on the bottom.

Metal is paper thin there, gotta figure out how to quick fix it. I really like this tank.
 

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Flexible fuel cell bladder would work, basically a big plastic bag that you stuff inside the old rusty tank and that has a cap and everything.
Never seen one for motorcycles :| [email protected]$%^ there I just gave away another billion $ idea.
 

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Flexible fuel cell bladder would work, basically a big plastic bag that you stuff inside the old rusty tank and that has a cap and everything.
Never seen one for motorcycles :| [email protected]$%^ there I just gave away another billion $ idea.
lol......:cool:
 

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Well, got the engine top end done, back together, and in the bike.

Put the kicker pedal on, then it stripped. Couldn't kick it any more.

So coming back out and tear down again.
 

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Kick levers on the small displacement bikes are not very well made, I used to go to swap meets and buy up kick levers from larger displacement street bikes and then make them fit. Had good luck with kick levers off of 4 cylinder bikes, they were longer, stronger and way better designed, was just a matter of finding one that held the spline shaft well enough and cleared the foot pegs on the down stroke.
 

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If you have to replace it anyways... What if you try drilling it for a through-bolt first?

The idea would be to just put a bolt through the kick lever and the splines. That should work as a near permanent solution until you have another reason to pull the motor
 

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If you have to replace it anyways... What if you try drilling it for a through-bolt first?

The idea would be to just put a bolt through the kick lever and the splines. That should work as a near permanent solution until you have another reason to pull the motor
Make it a very small hole if you go that route.
 
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