81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby MiGhost » Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:18 am

You have basically two options.
!. Find a good guide from a salvage engine
2. Get this one on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/honda-cb650-cb6 ... d2&vxp=mtr

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:36 pm

Pulled valves, cleaned the crap out of the head, replaced valve seals, lapped valves, and reassembled head!!! Kinda a lot of work :D

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Scrubbed the jug down too..

And on a more exciting note.... I found a guy not to far from me that is going to tear down a motor to sell me the cam chain guides!!!! That is the last thing that I need before reassembly :)
A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby MiGhost » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:44 am

With the rain over the last few days. You could have just hauled it all outside, and scrubbed it down completely.

ps. Still waiting on the pics of the exhaust!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:39 am

Good idea on the scrub down :D I just pulled the pipes out from under my boat yesterday :) I'm working in Illinois through Thursday (happy independence day) so I'll try to remember this weekend.
A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:46 am

Replaced my piston rings and jug gasket. Put cylinders back in place.... All seemed well... then I noticed 4 large o-rings in my gasket kit :shock: pulled jug back off, replaced o rings around cylinder bases, put jug back on :) I guess that it was too fun to only do once!!!
A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby Volker_P » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:49 am

Now your cam chain tensioner is still placed correctly in its groove?

M_Hills wrote: I guess that it was too fun to only do once!!!


Oh, I see, would be no problem! :lol:
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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:28 am

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I'm waiting on my guide pins for my head to arrive in the mail (as i completely destroyed the originals during disassembly) so that I can reassemble the rest of my engine!!!

Now that I am getting closer to putting the engine back into the frame.... I think that I have decided to paint the case black.

Might as well make this project take as long a humanly possible :D (It's already been a year :) )

Any pointers on prep process, suggested product, etc?
I heard that Harley has a pretty nice spray paint for engine cases.....
A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:01 am

I should be able to finish getting my engine assembled today.
I have a couple of questions regarding my carb situation. I started a new thread here
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I'm sure that all off my questions already have answers on here. I have simply not found what I am looking for. Any help with speciffic answers or just some direction in helping to find the appropriate thread would be greatly appreciated :)
A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:30 pm

Got it all back together only to find that I was unable to thread my head bolts back in!!!! I then tore it back down, pulling the cylinders back off to get at the bolt holes.... Guess what I found.... There was a bunch of engine gunk in them from disassembly.... FREAK!!! Why didn't I think to prevent this?!!!!??
So, I just bought all new head bolts since I screwed up some of the threads on a couple of them.
Now, I have to buy a tap to clean up the holes of which I began to screw up too before I figured out what was going on.
What freaking mess :x
Oh well, none of the damage was irreparable. I guess that I should be thankful :D
A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:04 pm

Picked up new head bolts, ran tap down bolt holes (tap went right in without any problem :) ) put cylinder back on for the 4th or 5th time :D, and put head back on.... Now i have to come up with a nice accurate torque wrench so that I don't go screwing up all of my progress!!!
Man I wish that I could do this bike over.... I bet that I could cut my time in half.... or less.
A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby MiGhost » Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:44 pm

M_Hills wrote:Now i have to come up with a nice accurate torque wrench so that I don't go screwing up all of my progress!!!


Do not try going the cheap route on the torque wrench. A quality craftsman, or similar name brand tool will last longer, and give more accurate results for the money. Buying cheap tools is false economy.

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Re: 81 CB650, Where will it go from here?

Postby M_Hills » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:09 am

Thanks for the affirmation, Ghost :)
Got it all back together. Bolts are in place. Left loose until torque time. Cam, chain, timing marks are all lined up and ready to go (I actually felt like I accomplished something with this one).... :D
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A project bike is very revealing..... like for example..... I've come to realize that every time I project how long something will take, I need to just double it...... I'll then be about 1/2 way there!


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