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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Milton, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    1981 Honda CB900 Custom... Bought it from a German dude who got it from a priest. It's a little old which is good because I'm still new and already almost dropped it. The engine is a fucking beast (inline 4) with 10 gears (5 hi and 5 lo) a shaft drive and a top speed of around 150.

    The picture is the only one I have from the add on Craigslist...

    Over the Summer it's going to be rebuilt, chopped, repainted and ridden from LA to Seattle and back...

    Milton (HardXXXCore Biker Dude Oner!)

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  2. Soup

    Soup Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 24, 2002 Messages: 4,425 Likes Received: 283
    Good to hear it's being repainted. I'm laughing at the thought of a preist cruising the school zones on a purple cruiser.
  3. Neskoner

    Neskoner New Jack

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 1
    tonight was biker night here in louisville.
    shit is ridiculous
  4. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    4 cylinders on a bike, hmm

    is it loud? if so does it sound like a 4 cylinder car without a muffler?
  5. rattleytins

    rattleytins Member

    Joined: Jun 29, 2004 Messages: 633 Likes Received: 0
    that looks pretty mean, u shud get hold of a battered leather jacket and grow your hair long and grow a massive mostauche.
    i just think that would look cool ridin around...
  6. 1988

    1988 Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 17, 2003 Messages: 2,910 Likes Received: 57
  7. Some1

    Some1 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 14,836 Likes Received: 93
    Bitches love pink bikes, you better be ready for the vagina monster...
  8. RumPuncher

    RumPuncher Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 4, 2005 Messages: 4,500 Likes Received: 5

    congrats on the purchase.
    I'm going to be buying something this summer,
    My plan is to ride to Halifax and Cape Bretton Island
    (Canadian East Coast). Just got pass this driving test.
  9. Fucking excellent. How much is your budget for the repainting/chopping?

    Oh, and lose the sissy bar STAT.
  10. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 12, 2002 Messages: 7,042 Likes Received: 2
    nice...congrats Milty.

    hook the ounce up with pics as you go.
  11. fuse=--action

    fuse=--action Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2005 Messages: 1,855 Likes Received: 0
    This is one more thing I gotta learn how to do.

    Is riding difficult?
  12. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    Not really, it's a lot like riding a very large, very fast bicycle...

    Thanks everyone, I'm excited.

    The bike was $900, which I think is decent for the shape it's in and the priest only got it up to 38k which is good...

    It sounds very "motorcycley" but in a japanese way, it doesn't rattle as much as a harley, but it's got a nice throaty exhaust note. Picture Nina Simone with a very bad cold.

    I'm not exactly sure what the budget for chopping and painting is. If everything goes as planned I'll do it myself at my buddy's body shop. Right now the plan is to do it a black pearl shade and then to either powdercoat or use high-temp flat-black on most of the engine components similar to the Harley Night Train.

    I'll definitely come back on when I start the process and let you know about the progress. And probably to beg Steve Austin for advice...

    On another note my grandfather already made fun of me about the sissy bar. It's only 4 bolts holding it on, it will be on ebay as soon as possible. If I have to hear "sissy bars are for girls" or "it's so cute you can take your girlfriend around with you..." one more time I'm going to develop a complex.

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  13. FuzZy

    FuzZy Elite Member

    Joined: Nov 23, 2005 Messages: 4,774 Likes Received: 30
    damn thats things ugly......glad you only paid 900 for her

    Im sure its going to look real nice after you put some work into it...
    I would probably do alittle bit of engine work since it has so many miles
    like adjust the valves
    and do a complete tune-up
    flush out the whole system

    good luck with fixing it up.....make sure you post the progress pics
  14. ClueTwo

    ClueTwo Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 30, 2001 Messages: 9,026 Likes Received: 121
  15. JimmieWalker

    JimmieWalker Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 29, 2003 Messages: 1,345 Likes Received: 0
    I purchased a sporty a while ago and am thinking about getting one of those chop kits but I havent decided if I want to do that or chop it for real. I just dont know what the cost will be to actually chop up the frame. If I could do it my self I would but I dont have the know how or the tools. I have imaging that will cost you at least 4grand with all the paint and labor in chopping the fram. Do you know what Rake you are going to turn it into?