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Michael's Honda CB400N Super Dream

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I was yarning to my boss about whether he might know of an CB's >300cc for sale and long story short he had this and I have this now

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As you can see, it has a skull and the tank is ugly and so is just about everything about it. However, it's a Honda and they can be made to look quite neat. I'm hoping for an end result in this kind of area.

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Top two of those pictures courtesy of TheBikeShed.cc, some neat stuff on there to stare at.

I had also planned to pic up my brother's MC18 NSR today but he wouldn't answer his phone so none of that then. One day I'll have this on the road again also:

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..but that's another story..

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you dirty dog! how awesome. ken 2 come down for a workin bee m8 and do skids up against ya shed in true invercargill fashion

 

i await your progress with eager interest

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Yeah boi! All of the awesomeness and other oldschool sayings.

Also keen for bike working be. Can bring Central Otago's slowest and only 6 wheeled cafe racer!

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It'll be a ways off. It is de-reg, locked solid, no clutch operation, no front brakes, sand everywhere and no air filter means that sand has likely make its way into the carbs at some point.

It's going to need a full strip down and inspection, a tidy, repair and reassemble, re-vin, then turn to the modifications. The good news is that it clearly has plates as well as a VIN tag, I still need to do a police interest check on it but I don't expect any issues to come up from that as the boss has had it several years but it did have a little bit of a past.

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Apparently according to Barry there is a guy in Gore who is the person to see regarding bike revins. That's where I'll be taking my bike.

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I spent what time I could this morning attempting to get it going, have freed it up but it still sometimes binds so it's definitely due a pull-down.

Someone has nonced the wiring here and there as well and as you can see there's insulation tape on all the indicators. I contemplated replacing them until I remembered that I wouldn't be using the ugly sods in the long term so it would be a waste of time and money.

I'll only do enough as it required to get it legal as well. Not going balls deep on it until it's got the stamp o' approval from the NZTA.

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What's the black one? On my phone so can't see properly.

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Apparently according to Barry there is a guy in Gore who is the person to see regarding bike revins. That's where I'll be taking my bike.

Safe to say I wouldn't take any of the things I have that require cert to any of the local guys who do it. Gore will likely be fine, I believe there's a car guy in Winton (or some other tiny town nearby) that is the guy to go to for anything that isn't american as the local guys are dicks.

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What's the black one? On my phone so can't see properly.

1992 Honda NSR250R (MC21)

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I think i have a manual for one of these somewhere for when i had my 250n if i find it you can have it if you want.

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..and before you say anything, Beaver (I see you there), I also worked on the C110 today. So nyeeeeeah.

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I think i have a manual for one of these somewhere for when i had my 250n if i find it you can have it if you want.

That would be fantastic man, thank-you very much.

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Safe to say I wouldn't take any of the things I have that require cert to any of the local guys who do it. Gore will likely be fine, I believe there's a car guy in Winton (or some other tiny town nearby) that is the guy to go to for anything that isn't american as the local guys are dicks.

One of the Barry's at the VCC is a Jawa fancier and takes all his bikes to Gore because he isn't a fucktard. Will get his deets.

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Swap a set of those badges you wanted if you can get my bag back from marku. The one that had carsbergs in at nats .

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This could be very cool indeed pal! Well done.

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Whats the vintage of the cb? Early 80s?

I sometimes forget i have a cb350 that needs some love

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Yeah. It's a gen that started late seventies and ran through to the mid eighties, this one is an '81.

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Noice, good get.

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Super cool dude ! Love them mid sized CBs !

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I can see why you changed to bikes, Chris.

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