Published - Jan 31, 2010

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1973 cb450 – Part 2

So… after taking the engine apart it was apparent that we couldn’t diagnose the cylinder head properly. The cb450 in the 70’s has a really weird cylinder head design. Instead of having valve springs, it has what are called “torsion bars” which hit the valve to open it, and also, hit the valve to shut […]

Published - Jan 31, 2010

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1973 cb450 – Part 1

So… my brother-in-law bought a cb450 the summer of 2008. It didn’t have a title, but it ran decent. To make a long story short, after several months, the engine started having some issues. He got frustrated with not being able to ride it, combined with not being able to get a title, so he […]

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DT / MX Motor Swap Fail

Last year I met an older guy at Ride 2 Skate. Ed and I had rode our dirt bikes down to the show and this guy was pumped on them. He said he used to build and race flat track with the DT’s back in the day. He explained the hot setup was to use […]