650_th_cable_01

Published - Mar 30, 2010

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Snapped my throttle cable

…on the cb650 the other night right before a ride. I found a used set on eBay for $27. Got them in the mail in a few days. lubed them with various cleaning / greasing shit cleaned the throttle sleeve and put a thin layer of grease between the sleeve and the handlebar to keep […]

DSC_61761

Published - Mar 29, 2010

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seat mounting

I’m always curious as to how people mount their custom seats. Well, this is my design. I welded 3/16″ steel bar and tapped them out for M10 1.25 screws which mount from the top and will be covered by the seat padding.

DSC_6162

Published - Mar 17, 2010

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cb500t seat part 3 of 3

Got the cowl welded up and excess cutoff. Still needs some more final shaping with the hand file and then it’s ready for paint!

DSC_6153

Published - Mar 8, 2010

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cb500t seat part 2 of 3

This isn’t the biggest update but it shows what I’m working towards. I’m using the back half of a rusted out 500t tank to make my seat cowl. I wanted to slim it down so I cut out a 1 3/4″ section and welded it back together. Mock up.

450_seat_03

Published - Mar 4, 2010

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the cb450 seat

…was super tall from Honda. I could barely touch the ground flat-foot on it!!! So, I found a seat on eBay that was real slick looking that was said to fit the 1970-1974 cb450. This is the dude’s eBay store: http://stores.ebay.com/hondaclassic31 He def has some real sick seats for a lot of different bikes. Anyway, […]

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Published - May 25, 2013

COTT T-Shirts

I’m clearing out the last few COTT shirts in preparation for getting some new designs and shirt printed. Send me an email at store@castandsalvage.com if you want to get one or stop by the Cast & Salvage shop if you’re in Philly. Available in Medium and Large only. $15 each (cheap!) $20 shipped domestic All […]