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Carb Rebuild Service  ▾
Plus shipping, plus broken parts.

Honda CBX1000
$990

Honda DOHC 750, 900, 1100
$475 incl Euro and CB650

Honda V4, incl ST1100
$475 no VFR

Honda SOHC 750 early
CALL AHEAD

PD type 550, 650, 750, Auto
CALL AHEAD

SOHC 350/400, 500/550
CALL AHEAD

Honda GL1000
CALL AHEAD

Honda GL1100
$475

Honda GL1200
$475

Honda GL1500
$415

Honda Valkyrie
$700

Honda CX/GL500, 650
$300

Later Keihin
$475 no CBR
A few specialty items for sale   ▾
Available while they last.

Pro-Link shock seal
$34.95 each

Carb felt seals
$5.00 each

Carb float level tool
$34.95

Ring compressors
$150-$195 for two
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After CBX carb rebuild
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After GL1000 carb rebuild
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CBX1000 throttle cables
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Honda CBX gen shim
$1.95 each

For sale
vintage stuff

T-handle wrench set
$69.00, 7 pcs
PILOT TOOL SOLD OUT
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Adjusting float level
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Installing choke springs
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Removing pilot limiters
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Tech Articles    ▾
How, why, what, where, when, and even who!
C a r b    C o r n e r
 • The most critical parts 
 • Carburetors, an Intro
 • Ultrasonic Carb Cleaning (swf)
 • Ultrasonic Carb Cleaning
 • Ultrasonic Examples
 • About Gasoline
 • How CV Carburetors Work
 • Venturi Effect
 • Carburetor Jet Tech
 • Keihin Idle Circuits
 • The Aircut Valve
 • Air Filters Compared
 • K&N Air Filters Revised
 • Carburetor Rebuilding
 • Carburetors and Altitude
 • Fuel Economy
 • Bad Practice
 • Ignition Reminders
 • Carburetor Evolution
 • The 60/40 Rule Revised
 • The Little Things
 • Float Levels
 • Zinc
 • Oxygenated Gas
 • Crankcase Recirc Systems
 • Carb Kits
 • Draining Carburetors
 • Answerman
 • Felt Seals Revised
 • CV Carb Tops 
 • No Overflow System 
 • Automotive Origin 
 • Air Bleed Tech 
 • Ethanol: All That Bad? 
 • Syncing Nirvana 
 • Using an EGA Revised
 • Sync Gauges Revised
 • The Needle Jet 
 • Due Diligence 
 • Carb Rebuild Parts 
 • GL1000 Carb Save 
 • Fuel Hose Situation 
 • Carb Thread Repair 
 • Carb Special Tools 
 • CBX Carb Sync 
 • Sta-Bil 
 • The Cobbler's Woe 
 • The Gas Crisis 
 • The GL1000 Problem 
 • Synchronization Studied NEW
 • The Primary Circuit NEW
 • The Bent Con Rod NEW
 • The Auto Valve NEW
 • Jetting 

Y o u t u b e    V i d e o s
 • CBX Choke Return Springs
 • Adjusting Float Level
 • Four Cyl Choke Return Springs
 • Gold Wing Manifolds
 • Servicing Foam Air Filter
 • Shimming VB Carb Needles
 • Removing VB Pilot Flags
 • Removing VB Slide Buttons
 • Small SOHC Needle Adjust
 • 750 SOHC Needle Adjust
 • Proper CBX Cable Install
 • Draining Carburetors
 • CBX Start and Warmup
 • CB500 Four Start and Warmup
 • Pro Cylinder Head Work
 • Carburetors GL1500
 • Carburetors Triumph 1200
 • Carburetors CB550
 • Result of CBX Top End 
 • Removing Carbs CB500 
 • Result of GL1000 Tuning 
 • Easy Centerstanding NEW

I n s i d e    t h e    I n d u s t r y
 • What Mechanics Know 
 • Octane
 • Service Manuals
 • A Day in the Life
 • The Concours Page
 • Malice in Aftermarketland
 • The YouTube Syndrome
 • Event Data Recorders
 • VINs
 • The 1975 Year Split
 • Interesting Insider Facts
 • The Real Deal
 • Cheesy 
 • Seven Sins 
 • Maintain That Bike! 
 • Dealers 
 • Abrasive Blasting 
 • The GL1000 Problem NEW
 • Manufacturer Infallible? NEW
 • Restorers NEW
 • The Vintage Problem NEW
 • Keyswitches NEW
 • What Is Quality? NEW
 • More on Shipping NEW
 • Honda Service Bulletins NEW

M e d i a    M a d n e s s
 • Lies From the Ether Revised
 • Forum Backwardness 
 • sohc4.net 
 • cb750c.com 
 • Forums 
 • Electrical Deception 
 • Inside Honda's 1st-Gen V4s
 • Debunking 1st Gen V4 Myths
 • Early V4 Cam Issues
 • Motorcycle User Forums
 • The Real Issues 
 • Powersports Orphans NEW
 • Enemies NEW
 • Forums and Me NEW
 • Compression Nonsense NEW
 • Noodling NEW
 • Hand Impacts NEW

E n g i n e    T e c h
 • High-Perf. Engine Building
 • Horsepower
 • Compression Testing Revised
 • Valve Clearances
 • Valve Jobs Done Right
 • Cylinders Done Right Revised
 • Engine Assembly Revised
 • Motor Oil
 • More on Motor Oil
 • Piston Clearances
 • Detonation
 • Marvel Mystery Oil 
 • Big Bore Kits 
 • Camshafts 
 • More on Cams 
 • No Free Lunch 
 • Dyno Truth and Error 
 • Cam Wear 
 • Oil: a Mechanic's View 
 • Sealers 
 • Clutches 
 • Combustion's Mysteries 
 • More on Cyl Heads 
 • Compression Truths 
 • Non-TDCC Valve Adj 
 • Valve Seat Tools 
 • Oil Consumption NEW
 • Four-Valve Heads 
 • Forged Pistons 
 • The Truth About Porting 
 • The Water Tune NEW
 • The Honda Starter Clutch NEW

R i d i n g
 • Green River 
 • 5,000 Miles in 10 Days 
 • Doing My Corner 
 • A Wild Ride 
 • Looking Back NEW
 • California Traffic School

E l e c t r i c a l    T e c h  • Vintage Honda Wire Codes
 • Charging System Variations
 • Resistor Plugs and Wires
 • Honda DOHC, CBX Chging
 • Honda DOHC, CBX Ignition
 • The Volt Drop Test
 • Electrical Connectors
 • Powersports Batteries
 • Ammeters Revised
 • Vintage Chging Systems
 • The 95/50 Rule
 • The Ignition Coil Cult 
 • Ign Coil Relay Mod 
 • The Elect Deception 
 • The CBX/Kawa Alternator 
 • Easy Four-Way Flashers 
 • GL1000 Ign Anomalies NEW
 • Dyna ignition NEW

C h a s s i s    T e c h
 • Shucking the Shakes
 • CBX Pro-Link Shock
 • Brake Fluid Revised
 • Brake Problems Revised

T o o l i n g    U p
 • How-To: Leakdown Tester
 • Trick Tools
 • Kowa Seiki Tools
 • The Exh Gas Analyzer 
 • Peak Volt Diagnostics 
 • The Load Tester 
 • The Harbor Freight Lift 
 • Valve Seat Tools 
 • Carb Sync Gauges 

B i k e    P r o j e c t s
 • 1979 CBX1000 
 • 1981 CBX1000 
 • 1981 CB750 DOHC 
 • 1973 CB350 Four 
 • 1981 CBX1000 
 • 1986 VF1100C 
 • 1982 CBX1000 
 • 1979 CBX1000 
 • 1985 VF500F 
 • 1974 CB350 Four 
 • 1975 CB360T 
 • 1975 CB500T 
 • 1978 CB750K 
 • 1976 GL1000 
 • 1973 CB450 
 • 1979 CBX1000 
 • 1979 CBX1000 
 • 1978 CB750K8 
 • 1976 GL1000 
 • 1982 CBX1000 

T h e   C B X 1 0 0 0
 • The CBX Page NEW
 • The Challenging CBX NEW
 • Sixteen Things NEW
 • The Alternator Clutch 
 • The Denso Alternator NEW
 • CBX myths NEW

T h e   C B 5 0 0 / 5 5 0
 • The CB500 Page NEW
 • The Clutch Lifter NEW
 • The Clutch Pushrod NEW
 • CB500/550 Myths NEW

T h e   1 s t - G e n   V - 4
 • The V4 Page NEW
 • V4 History NEW
 • V4 Camshaft Myths NEW
 • Cams: The Reality NEW
 • Ten Things V4 NEW

T h e   G L 1 0 0 0
 • The GL1000 Page NEW
 • GL1000 myths NEW
 • Ignition anomalies NEW
 • Twenty-five Things NEW
 • GL1000 Carb Facts NEW
 • On-Bike Carb Save NEW

T h e   D O H C   F o u r
 • The DOHC Page NEW
 • Ten Things DOHC NEW




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Honda CBX Carb
$41.00
Honda CB550 Carb
$43.00
Honda PD Carb
$41.00
Honda GL1100 Carb
$41.00
Honda GL1000 Carb
$41.00
Honda CBX Valve
$41.00
Honda CBX Charge
$35.00
Honda GL1000 Ignition
$41.00
Honda DOHC Carb
$41.00
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