New winter project

My cb360 has been a blast, but since i’ve been doing more highway then I ever thought I would, I decided I should get a bigger bike. I settled on getting a cb500 four or cb550 four. I started looking month ago for a project bike but was having no luck but I finally found a pretty good deal.

Below is my new 1973 cb500 four… its been sitting (in garage) since 88′ so its going to need some serious TLC, but overall its in pretty good shape. Everything looks like its there and fixable, except for prehaps the tank. I’m pretty stoked to get working on this… and man look at the awesome paint job it came with!

4 responses to “New winter project”

  1. admin says:

    I’m pumped you got this!

    Is that a second headlight upfront? someone tried real hard to make this look awful haha.

    -adam

  2. scott says:

    Great stuff…..can’t wait to see the ‘TLC’ progress!

  3. Richard says:

    That is awesome. If you get a new seat ill buy that one off you. What color is it?

  4. andrew says:

    Richard, you might want to see a color version of it first, its like red and silver with glitter!

    Quick update, got the bike back to my place today. Didnt have much day light left but got a chance to take the tank off. Tons of gunk in it and the petcock is frozen on pretty good. I’m going to have to get some penetrating oil and try to get the bolts loose.

    I think i’m going to have to replace the tank, which was something I was aware of ahead of time. Not only is it pretty rusted, it also feels flimsy on the top around the gas cap. Could this mean its rusted out on the top?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Random
Blast
From Past

Published - Dec 7, 2012

1966 Suzuki T20 “Super Six” | X6 Hustler

Last week Rick and I got a call in the shop from a lady looking to get rid of an old bike that had been sitting in her in her garage for the past 40 years. She wanted to mail us some photos but instead we decided take a ride out to her place in […]