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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 05-02-2010, 12:19 AM Thread Starter

 
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found this in my garage.







Wow's me


Any way the owner wants my efforts to resurrect this 74 350F

3,938 miles and original tires.

He asked me to stay under $1,000 labor and aprox. $500 parts.

Without paint or any bling time I believe i can rebuild this oldie within budget.

The owner will apply the elbow grease and hopefully let us paint it later.

Although alittle spit shine as I go will be hard to resist.Gee hope he doesn't mind.LOL

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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 05-02-2010, 12:22 AM
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post #4 of 24 (permalink) Old 05-02-2010, 07:50 AM Thread Starter

 
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10,500 RPM red line in 1974

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You can pick any two
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the 350 four was way cooler than the 350 twin, post pictures when it's complete!

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the 4 was a lot less common than the 350 twin and was produced for a lot shorter duration as well, I used to have a 350 twin

I might have a NOS headlamp laying around for that bike ill look in the garage today if you want ir

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The small Honda IL-4's are cool...... 350, 400 and 450 I believe.


And the best of the bunch..... the CB-1 !


No wait ..... how about an RVF400 !



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The small Honda IL-4's are cool...... 350, 400 and 450 I believe.


And the best of the bunch..... the CB-1 !


No wait ..... how about an RVF400 !



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rvf400 was not an I4 like the others you mentioned!

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rvf400 was not an I4 like the others you mentioned!

Tis true..... it's a mini RC-45 V Four.


Still cool as shit.



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Every thing old is new again.

this trend is coming round for some of these cool old bikes.

The fella that owns this bike inherited it from his past father that bought it new.

Although I tried to talk him out of it he refused a $1000.offer and insisted I get started right away.

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GOOD service FAST won't be CHEAP
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post #12 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-12-2010, 09:36 PM Thread Starter

 
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Runs great, stops as good as ever'
Needs new pipe.and some more scrubbing.













The worst part.the broken carb

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GOOD service FAST won't be CHEAP
FAST service CHEAP won't be GOOD
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another work of art, gus.

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I would soooooo ride the shit out of that thing. I love the old school bikes.

Nice work

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post #17 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-12-2010, 10:59 PM Thread Starter

 
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I rode it today saw 70mph and ran through the gears at 10,000rpm.

The front end needs an oil change and the clutch that's been dry for over 20yrs needs to get some oil in the fibers.The bike was last ridden in 83'

If your 150lbs it's all good @240 and 6'3" I look a little silly ridding it.

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I'll bet the RD350 in the next stall leaves that thing at the light when both are together.

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Looking good Gus. I can't believe that's the same bike.
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I'll bet the RD350 in the next stall leaves that thing at the light when both are together.

Oh boy you bet

Maybe once the spring fun subsides I'll get back @ my RD.

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We offer three kinds of service @ Resurrection
GOOD - CHEAP - FAST
You can pick any two
GOOD service CHEAP won't be FAST
GOOD service FAST won't be CHEAP
FAST service CHEAP won't be GOOD
and cold beer.

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Gosh I heart that bike!!! Luv it!!!
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Ujm ftw.
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Nice Job Gus! My second bike was a '73 CL350 twin These pics bring back memories.

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post #24 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-13-2010, 01:06 PM
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Very cool...some day I'll get something like that.

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