When did Honda stop making the CB750 motor?
After the K0 and K1, in 1972 Honda detuned the CB750 motor in the K2 model. The cam was changed, jets were smaller, and a five-chamber baffled muffler was employed. Horsepower at the rear wheel dropped from 67 to 58. Added were chrome fork ears, and a seat lock.
What was the Honda CB750F Super Sport made for?
To battle this, Honda developed the 1975 CB750F Super Sport. In reality, the machine wasn’t much radically changed from the K-series. There was a new chassis featuring shorter trail, lengthened rear swingarm with a rear disc brake, a four-into-one header and muffler system and a longer gas tank and a new seat complete with a cowl.
How many horsepower does a Honda CB750 K2 have?
There was a new chassis featuring shorter trail, lengthened rear swingarm with a rear disc brake, a four-into-one header and muffler system and a longer gas tank and a new seat complete with a cowl. The engine was given back some of its initial oomph, and horsepower increased to 58 – the same state of tune found in the earlier CB750 K2.
Why was the Honda CB750 K0 called sandcast?
The CB750 K0 machines have been dubbed ‘sandcast’ models, simply because the casting technique used to produce the engine cases left a rough finish. After Honda realized they had a winner on their hands they quickly changed their engine case casting methods. Says Peter: “Honda was constantly updating its bikes – especially in 1969 and 1970.
Where can I buy a 1972 Honda CB750?
I am selling my custom 1972 Honda CB750 Cafe Racer. I bought this bike around 2 years ago and it was all original with a rebuilt engine. I sent it to a shop in Chicago to strip the entire bike and have it powder coated install all brand new parts and have the carb jetted.
How many miles does a 72 CB750 Four have?
This is an as-is vehicle, which means that once you buy it, you own it with all faults (known or unknown). This is a 72 cb750 four in the desirable orange paint! Mostly original and stock. 32,000 miles. Tires and brakes are good, will need carbs to be synced to ride but it runs and idles good.
What to do with a 1972 Honda 750?
The motorcycle rolls freely and tires hold air. The front brake caliper and or master cylinder will need rebuilt as is common with old Hondas. The fork rubber gators are gone. The gas tank is original. It is presentable for driver quality. What some may call”patina” but does have paint spillage on top and fade with misc scratches.
What kind of oil tank does a Honda CB750 have?
Also, the swing arm is from a 76 CB750, and with that came the addition of the disc brake set up. A very nice addition to these old bikes. There has also been an oil pressure gauge added as well as oil temp gauge at the oil tank. This bike was purpose built to be blacked out and tough looking.