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Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,690
Posted By Thunderchild
Nice, little bikes. Beginner or not. I've been...

Nice, little bikes. Beginner or not. I've been riding 44 years or so and picked up a 78 CB400T1 awhile ago for a low budget project. Good solid bike.

I swapped the sprockets on mine for more...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 143,210
Posted By Thunderchild
The pipes are custom, one off pipes that the PO...

The pipes are custom, one off pipes that the PO made, Sparkplug. He's a member here. Maybe he can hop in with some more details.

They do look great don't they. Great bends, great welds. He did...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 143,210
Posted By Thunderchild
Thank you! I guess I should add the side badges...

Thank you! I guess I should add the side badges are off a '74 (?). The 68 had stickers. I wouldn't want anyone to call me out on that! :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 143,210
Posted By Thunderchild
Not very custom, but not stock either. 1968...

Not very custom, but not stock either. 1968 CL450. The only mods are different handlebars, bobbed rear fender, different tail light, and custom pipes.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,492
Posted By Thunderchild
Are you Military? AFSOUTH and the NSA still...

Are you Military? AFSOUTH and the NSA still there in Naples? Haven't been there since the late 60's.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,198
Posted By Thunderchild
Cruise at 70+mph, and over 100mph if everything...

Cruise at 70+mph, and over 100mph if everything is right.

Never see any other vehicles other than the occasional oil field truck, I can see their dust cloud before I'm even close to them. Never...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,814
Posted By Thunderchild
Have you done a compression test yet? I would...

Have you done a compression test yet? I would start there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By Thunderchild
That would drive a 'Road Captain' insane! :rofl

That would drive a 'Road Captain' insane! :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 81,639
Posted By Thunderchild
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/...

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/CB400T1/dq-before-2.jpg

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/CB400T1/IMG_0906.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,049
Posted By Thunderchild
Thanks, man! Yeah first thought on the seat was...

Thanks, man! Yeah first thought on the seat was a giant, black slug. I'm running with just the X-over pipe right now. It's jetted pretty well for that and the Uni-Filters.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,049
Posted By Thunderchild
Well, the seat is still a work in progress. It's...

Well, the seat is still a work in progress. It's a E-bay 'deep dish solo seat' Nice, heavy gauge steel. The front 'bracket' is just a piece of strap steel with bolts through it and the seat. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,049
Posted By Thunderchild
Let's see your CB400/CM400/Hawks

I bought this one off CL for a song & a dance.

Went from this...

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/CB400T1/dq-before-2.jpg

To this...
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31,626
Views: 7,731,160
Posted By Thunderchild
[ape hanger with forward controls pic] Gyno...

[ape hanger with forward controls pic]

Gyno exam bikes...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 542,802
Posted By Thunderchild
I've have a welding question... What's the...

I've have a welding question...

What's the rules, or best practice when welding tabs on a frame on a complete bike? What I'm talking about is the electrical system. Do I just disconnect the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,157
Posted By Thunderchild
The clay at RRMT get slick as wet snot when it's...

The clay at RRMT get slick as wet snot when it's wet. Really fun when it's smeared all over the slick rocks during a rain.

I'm a hanger, for all the reasons already mentioned.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 714,153
Posted By Thunderchild
I haven't seen that style DOD sticker in ages. ...

I haven't seen that style DOD sticker in ages. Whoever owned it, they were an Officer.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Thunderchild
I have a nagging feeling that you're right on the...

I have a nagging feeling that you're right on the money about the head being shot.

I googled 'aluminum cam bearings buildup' and came across this interesting link...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Thunderchild
Well detailed photos. Many thanks for posting...

Well detailed photos. Many thanks for posting them, along with the descriptions.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Thunderchild
Lot of good info. Thanks. I'm thinking cam, cam...

Lot of good info. Thanks. I'm thinking cam, cam bearings and followers/rockers.

I wont be able to clear the bench until later this winter to see what damage I've actually done. I'll pull the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,253
Posted By Thunderchild
Yes, I'm a dumbass. What all have I ruined?

Long story short, I rode my 68 CL450 about three miles with little to no oil in it. (The oil was drained through the stator cover, not the drain plug.)

It never seized or ran bad, but I realized...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
Mike, you think I can gain 60psi from a valve...

Mike, you think I can gain 60psi from a valve adjustment? I still haven't checked them, but will this weekend.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
Man, I wish I could take credit for those pipes! ...

Man, I wish I could take credit for those pipes! They do look nice, don't they? The PO had those made before he decided to move on to another project. Beautiful looking welds on those things.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
Good info there, Duck. Thanks. Nope no...

Good info there, Duck. Thanks.

Nope no tools came with it. Although I just bought a CB400 T1 that did have the Honda tool roll under the seat, complete with all the factory tools.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/...

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/CL450%20project/cl-3.jpg

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/CL450%20project/cl-2.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
Will do. I'm quitting for the day. It's beer:30...

Will do. I'm quitting for the day. It's beer:30 here in Texas. :1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
Thanks, Mike. I knew about the cooling effect of...

Thanks, Mike. I knew about the cooling effect of oil on the generator, I didn't know that was used on the CL.

Turns out after installing new points and checking the timing, I have low compression...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
Thanks for the quick answer. :clap Going to go...

Thanks for the quick answer. :clap Going to go clean up the mess and get back to it.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thunderchild
68' CL450 Oil bathed generator?

I pulled the generator cover off my CL450 so I could turn the generator rotor to check my timing.

Much to my surprise, there's engine oil in there! Is this normal or do I have a bad seal?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,358
Posted By Thunderchild
Phfft! You're probably not even using motorcycle...

Phfft! You're probably not even using motorcycle air in your tires either, are you?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By Thunderchild
It's your bike now. Do want you want. I do...

It's your bike now. Do want you want. I do agree though it's too nice to chop & grind. Leave the frame alone & buy E-Bay parts to chop & grind. You can always go back to stock that way.

That's...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By Thunderchild
http://www.hondatwins.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=32

http://www.hondatwins.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=32
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 34,208
Posted By Thunderchild
Very nice picture. Like the sky. Tell me about...

Very nice picture. Like the sky. Tell me about your pipe shield... What material did you use to fab that up?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 34,208
Posted By Thunderchild
Just posted on the CL thread... My "68 CL450. ...

Just posted on the CL thread... My "68 CL450.

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r100/willum556/CL450%20project/cl-3.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 38,819
Posted By Thunderchild
My 68'. The PO did a lot of work getting it...

My 68'. The PO did a lot of work getting it right. I traded straight across for it with my KLX250. We both felt like we were getting a deal. :D

If I do any mods, (which of course I will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,640
Posted By Thunderchild
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,329
Posted By Thunderchild
Do you guys have a 'Promo Package' that you send...

Do you guys have a 'Promo Package' that you send out to potential stations?

I work on the engineering side of television, but I would be glad to give it to the appropriate people here at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,393
Posted By Thunderchild
I believe that's a really large group of rugged...

I believe that's a really large group of rugged individualists. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,803
Posted By Thunderchild
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,066
Posted By Thunderchild
Sounds like you need to spread the frame apart a...

Sounds like you need to spread the frame apart a little bit and the swingarm should drop out. If I understand you correctly.

Here's my horror story about my XRR swingarm...
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-24-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By Thunderchild
Oh yeah! Lots here in Wichita Falls. Set a new...

Oh yeah! Lots here in Wichita Falls. Set a new record for this date. Around 8 inches.

The humble abode early morning...

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