HONAHA CB550 Project Update

Had a little more time to work on the HONAHA cafe racer, and added a nice 4 into 1 exhaust, jetted up the carbs a size, and cleaned it more.  I found the exhaust on craigslist for 20 bucks.  It had a fair amount of surface rust, and a little bit of road rash.  To solve these problems, and still fit it in my budget, I used some fairly abrasive metal polish on a scotch brite pad to brush off all the rust, and grime.  The header looks like really nice now, like a brushed aluminum rather then chrome.  I then added a 5 dollar exhaust tip from Schucks, and am running it straight.  This straight pipe sounds mean, just enough for everyone to hear, but not enough to annoy innocent bystanders.  Here are some new pics, I think it improved the overall look of the bike. Tell me what you think.  For more info and pictures, check out the MY CB550 page.

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2 Responses to HONAHA CB550 Project Update

  1. Darren says:

    I love that bike mate, like the trailer tires

    -Darren

    http://www.trailertirestore.com

  2. Ian says:

    Just a quick one to say the bike looks gorgeous. I am currently restoring a CB550 myself hoping to get it up to that standard too

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