2013 + Honda CB1100

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by cabanza, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. ukiboy

    ukiboy Been here awhile

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    How does it work? What makes it move across the sight glass to wipe it?
    Thanks!
  2. Skidmarkart

    Skidmarkart Dirty Middle Age Man Supporter

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    IIRC, that pipe has some serious snaking ductwork inside it. I don't think drilling out the backplate gets you much noise. If you try it report back and let us know.

    I just replaced my Remus with a Delkevic. I liked the Remus sound much better, but I couldn't find another one. The Delkelvic is fine, but the noise is not as beautiful. IMHO, the Remus is by far the best sounding pipe on these bikes.
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  3. Skidmarkart

    Skidmarkart Dirty Middle Age Man Supporter

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    Just stick a flathead screwdriver in and rotate the screw on the outside.
  4. ukiboy

    ukiboy Been here awhile

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    Thanks!
    Why do most bikes with an oil sight glass not have this? I’ve never had an issue with an oil sight glass needing cleaning from the inside.
  5. Plungerhead

    Plungerhead Long timer

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    I no longer have my CB1100, but Samurider offers a Nojima 4 into 1 in matte black that sounded and looked incredible. I will try to post a link, but I'm a doofus on this android tablet.
    If the link doesn't show, just go to Samurider.com...choose CB1100, then exhausts.
    The red CB on that page was mine.

    https://www.samurider.com/?p=18295
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  6. Skidmarkart

    Skidmarkart Dirty Middle Age Man Supporter

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    That's a nice-looking pipe!
  7. MrBob

    MrBob On a whim Supporter

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    IMG_1177.jpeg

    I love the Staintune on mine. It's not loud but has a low rumbling sound. I hear the company is back in business in Australia.
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  8. MrBob

    MrBob On a whim Supporter

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    I pulled the wheels today to get ready for the new tires. Easy, peasy job. It helped to remove the 4 bolts holding the front fender in place and I slipped shims between the brake pads.
  9. hondahawkrider

    hondahawkrider DAMN Rider/Motardian

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    staintune is back.. that’s awesome….

    I hadn’t used staintune before my cb1100 and I’m seriously impressed.. I got mine used off the forum for super cheap figuring if I didn’t like it (new their pricey) I’d part with it

    I love the pipe.. it’s looks factory, adds a nice rumble (doesn’t sound like a sewing machine anymore).. It impressed me enough that I’d probably be a first choice for aftermarket for next bike
  10. Dao1

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  11. MrBob

    MrBob On a whim Supporter

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    Changed the oil on my CB today. Simple job on this bike. Since I was at the Honda parts counter getting crush washers, I also bought the Honda OEM filter and synthetic oil - a bit pricey, but I walked out of the store with everything I needed for the oil change.
    A 17mm wrench for the drain bolt, and a piece of tin foil to direct draining oil from the filter away from the exhaust pipes. Nothing drained from the crank breather hose. Exactly 380ml of oil registers at the top line of the oil lever port. Using a screwdriver to rotate the port washer actually helped visibility.
    This bike has so far been super-easy to work on.
  12. TCBronson

    TCBronson Been here awhile

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    Please tell me about your front fender, where did you get it and how much? It looks great!


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  13. Dao1

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  14. TCBronson

    TCBronson Been here awhile

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    Very nice! Thanks!
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    TCBronson Been here awhile

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    Curious what folks use in their CB1100, conventional motor oil or synthetic?
  16. Yashko51

    Yashko51 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Here in Vegas where it get's mighty warm, I wanted all the protection I could get.
    And considering it is only oil cooled, I went with synthetic (Honda recommended).
  17. kaertner

    kaertner Long timer

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    Why not just stick with oil spec that the manufacturer stipulates in the owner's manual?