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Joined: Oct 17, 2017
Posts: 5
Location: Harrisburg PA

PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:23 pm Reply with quote Back to top


I'm the new guy and this is my first post.

People call me scoobyduud because i drive Subarus.

I've got a 1981 CB750C and a 2014 Honda Grom. Got the Grom first, in 2014 and loved it/riding so much that I invested in something a bit larger and more fun(the 750C) the following summer.

I love both bikes, but I'm here to get some help with my 1981 750C.

Does anyone know of any good, reliable vintage DOHC shops that can work on my 750c located in the PA area?

1981 Honda CB750C
2014 Honda Grom
2014 Subaru BRZ
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Joined: Aug 01, 2007
Posts: 23544
Location: Oasis , New Mexico

PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:41 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Welcome to the site soloIIscoob ... Smile\

sunshine New members , Please read and understand :

Please put the year and model of your bike in the signature section on your profile page and set "Always attach signature " to YES .
NOTE : In order for your signature to show up in posts you also have to check the box that's labeled "Attach signature (signatures can be changed in profile)" , just below the Quick Reply box at the bottom of threads , when making your next post . This only has to be done once . Thanks

New Members Read This Thread :

Picture Posting :

Checklist :
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Every man makes his own chains .
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A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle ...

"The only thing that you have which can never be replaced or recovered is your time. Use it well." Author Unknown .
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1982 CB750C - Sold > Looking for my next one .
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Joined: Jul 24, 2007
Posts: 41662
Location: Studio City, CA

PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:42 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Welcome to here wave

NMT - New Member's Thread, a Must Read, click here!!! - Information For New and Veteran Members.
Contains SITE RULES, how to enter required bike information in your signature, thread and picture posting...
Also some important DOHC wrenching tips, and some other information.
Kindly read this linked thread with the rules before posting
pictures or asking lots of questions that are already answered in it.

For Honda Shop Manuals (FSM), Click Here.
Click here to go fiche at Parts Pit Stop.
Click here to go fiche at Partzilla.
Sean's Bike Maintenance Checklist Click!
MacGregor Carb Rebuilding Manual, Click Here.
⊳⊳⊳⊳Learn to use the Search Engine Click Here.⊲⊲⊲⊲
Be sure to use Copper Anti-Seize on your Spark Plug Threads!
To Fix and Better Understand Your DOHC Honda Charging System, Click Here.

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Joined: Sep 27, 2009
Posts: 13301
Location: ABQ, NM, USA

PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:51 pm Reply with quote Back to top



1981 CB900 Custom

New Members Thread. Learn how to use the search engine, post proper sized pictures and get answers to very common questions that have been asked numerous times: Click Here

Find the FSM (factory service manual) and other tech docs here: Click Here

Have problems with your charging system?: Click Here

SeanG´s new to you bike Checklist (make your 30+ year old bike tip top before you ride it): Click Here

SeanG´s Excellent Carb Manual And Rebuild Guide: Click Here

Find out what Petcock fits your tank!! Just because you have a 1981 bike doesn't always mean it has a 1981 tank: Click Here

Buy Procom Ignitors directly from Procom´s website: Click Here


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Joined: Jul 25, 2007
Posts: 36176
Location: ridge road springfield nova scotia

PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:50 pm Reply with quote Back to top


On a steel horse i ride
.mm to inch conversion chart
picture posting
link to manuals + tech threads>
valve adjust thread>
check charging video
carb cleaning thread>
verifying ground
checking stator
checking r/r
checking rotor ohms thread>
torque values thread >
People are just as happy as they make up their
minds to be.” ― Abraham Lincoln
85 kz1100 ltd
Paint gelding
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Joined: May 09, 2010
Posts: 5798
Location: St Louis, Missouri USA

PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:09 am Reply with quote Back to top

Welcome to here!

There aren't very many shops around that will work on bikes this old, and even fewer that actually know what they're doing. Smile

But never fear, we have a lot of material to get you going. Look through the New Members Thread and SeanG's bike checklist. There's a bunch of good info there.

Your best mechanic usually ends up being you.

79 CB750F
68 CT90

Hey new guy! Please read the New Members Thread behind this link.
It contains the rules for forum posting and other valuable info you need to know.
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Feel the Power
Feel the Power

Joined: Aug 18, 2007
Posts: 789
Location: Arlee, Montana

PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:40 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Welcome, lots of info, great site.

2 1983 CB 1000C Black
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