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by ejseibert
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Performance and Mods
Topic: Jetting some new carburetor
Replies: 0
Views: 2186

Jetting some new carburetor

Hello All, There are multiple aspects to this question. Summary: I picked up a low mileage 1980 Honda CM400A (Hondamatic). I had to rebuild to carbs and clean out the varnish, however I could not get the accelerator pump jet on the right side clear. So I picked up another set of carbs for parts but ...
by ejseibert
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Strange question about foot pegs....
Replies: 7
Views: 2355

Re: Strange question about foot pegs....

Nope the part has not been modified. Look closely at the picture https://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/1980-honda-cm400a/o/m2119#sch23315 Forward is on the left side of the page and therefore the right front peg is also on the left side of the page... Looks like part #8 and yes the piece of metal / w...
by ejseibert
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Strange question about foot pegs....
Replies: 7
Views: 2355

Re: Strange question about foot pegs....

I can see why someone would think that, but the metal wire seems to stick out and cover half the foot peg forcing you to put your foot on the metal wire or outside of it and leave your foot only half way on the peg. Surly there is an easier way make it so the pegs don't fold up on you. By the way th...
by ejseibert
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Strange question about foot pegs....
Replies: 7
Views: 2355

Strange question about foot pegs....

Hello All, I am a novice rider and purchased a used, low mileage bike at an estate auction, a 1980 Honda CM400A with 1,200 miles on it. I have been making repairs and riding it as often as I can, and am loving it. My question is this... The right foot peg mount has a strange piece of metal/wire that...
by ejseibert
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Illinois
Replies: 1
Views: 1344

Hello from Illinois

Hello All, I am truly a new rider. I just purchased my first motorcycle at an estate auction a couple of months back. It is an old barn find, a 1980 Honda CM400A Hondamatic that sat in a barn for the last 12-15 years. It was purchased by the original owner and ridden little then put in storage. Then...