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This is a very nice 1 owner 1978 Honda CB550 K model bike originally from Madison, WI.
It was taken down to the bare frame as you can see in the photos and given a comprehensive, professional nut & bolt restoration.
This is one of hundreds of Honda CB series restorations we have done.
You can view our past work here: Instagram.com/MetricClassics
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-Brand new paint on gas tank and side covers with new factory decals
-Frame & swing arm stripped, sanded, repainted and clear-coated.
-Engine was blasted, repainted in the same factory Honda silver
-All aluminum engine covers were removed and polished to a mirror finish
-All hardware was stripped and zinc plated
-Wheels were disassembled, hubs and brake backing plate polished, spokes stripped and zinc plated, re-laced and trued
-New Avon Speedmaster vintage style tires
-New rear shocks
-New chrome exhaust flanges
-New fork seals and fork oil
-New Honda factory grips
-New clutch and brake levers
-New throttle and choke cables
-Carburetors ultra-sonic cleaned and rebuilt
-New drive chain
-New petcock, fuel lines and fuel filter
-New spark plugs, plug boots, oil and oil filter
-Wiring harness was removed, soaked in electronics cleaner to remove all dirt and oxidation
-Ignition timing tuned, engine valve clearances reset back to correct factory spec
-Front brake system disassembled and rebuilt with new Dot3 brake fluid
Runs and drives absolutely perfect, charging system, all lights and buttons fully functional. Needs nothing and will not for a very long time.
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