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This little project got in the way over the last two weeks. An 81 Honda 750-4 that my friend bought off EBay. It needed some remodeling and putting things in "working" order. It was a rough bike when he dropped by with it the first day. Then we got a sorta plan together and this is what I came up with. His color choice for now. All it needed was to be ready for this weekend. It is.









Now I can get back to mine. Both of them actually. I broke the slave cover for the clutch on the Connie the other night bleeding the air out of the clutch. :?
 

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That's one wild looking 750 Honda!
 

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That a cool old school lookingbike he's got there Gary. What did he give for it?
 

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I am thinking it was $1200. Or $1500. I forget now. I'm leaning towards $1200 because the guy tried to back out of it when my friend showed up. It was a Carrot Orange with sorta Purple flame type things on it. Not a show piece by any means but a good platform to get it done right.
Next step is finish cleaning up some of the loose ends and get some real paint on it. It's a great start from what it was when he first got it. One loose end is notice the front rotors and calipers. There are none. No front brakes. It's not really sane to be riding it like that. But we do. :roll:
 

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Tried to back out? :shock: How come? He decide he wanted more money? :roll:

It looks like a decent start but tha lack of front brake would be a bit scary with all the motor between your legs.
 

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Tried to back out? :shock: How come? He decide he wanted more money? :roll:

It looks like a decent start but tha lack of front brake would be a bit scary with all the motor between your legs.
... boy-skippy and how ... I rode one of those (it seems like a billion years ago) and that horse don't play ... lol ... no front brake ... couldn't imagine it ...

... I'll say it again bud ... you do damn-fine work man ... reminds me of an old Amen Chopper (and I love those) ...
 

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C'mon guys! Us ol' former flat-track racers had no front wheel brakes, just gears! :lol: O'course,ya gotta remember I'm talking late '50s and early to mid '60s here! 8)
 

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Your talking like 1850's & 1860's there right Smokey? :p :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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looks fantastic gary! i'll have to show it to tanker, 'cause i know he'd love it! :D

cheers!

-mistress k
 

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Very very cool!


Looking forward to seeing your main project still.

I as well will FINALLY be starting on one from the ground up. Im searching for a 1200 sportster motor as I type this.
 

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Your talking like 1850's & 1860's there right Smokey? :p :lol: :lol: :lol:
Kick his young whipper snapper wise Azz Smokey. :lol: :lol: :lol:
looks fantastic gary! i'll have to show it to tanker, 'cause i know he'd love it! Very Happy

cheers!

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Yeah, that got Tanker written all over it. Hey, he's got a Honda, doesn't he? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: Dude, com'on over. There's plenty more where that came from. Just bring the bike, spend a day or so and ride a different bike home. :lol:
 

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Studly said:
Your talking like 1850's & 1860's there right Smokey? :p :lol: :lol: :lol:
Kick his young whipper snapper wise Azz Smokey. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Hey! Get your butt back out in the garage and start welding on that pretzel bike!
 

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That is what I WAS doing but "One who flew over the Coo Coo's nest" is on.
Can't miss that. :D
 

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That is one thing about me. I seldom watch television. I'll never sit through an entire movie. I don't go out to the movies. When I did when I was younger..... I don't remember them. So watching this was like watching it the first time. I really don't think I ever watched it before. I didn't remember ANY of it if I ever saw it before.
I said to my wife "So that's where the saying Nurse Kratchet came from". Now my visits at the hospital have some meaning. :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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I can't watch TV either. BUT, if the first Godfather movie comes on, or Once Upon a Time in the West, even though I've seen them 50 times before, gotta watch 'em! Same with One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. :lol: :lol:

It must be 20 years since we went to a movie ,or even rented one.
 

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You two need to get TV's in the garage so you can "multi-task". :lol:
 
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