CBX 750F


CBX 750F

Postby Vespa » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:56 pm

Hello, new member here.

I feel abit out've place, everyone seems to have the non faired CBX's.

I'm planning to restore my 1985 CBX750FE, well sort of restore. I have a duplicate set of everything except the main fairing and bellypan, unfortunately a very nasty man from Australia cheated me out of £80 and never sent me the fairing, baring in mind I got in touch with him via the CBX750 (RC17) mailing list :(

I would like to touch up my red panels and get everything nicely restored, but I'd like to get it custom painted as well hence the duplicate panels. If I can find another front fairing cheap enough I'll do it.

I recently bought a Vespa (hence the name) so it's not a problem having the CBX off road for abit. The engine and frame definitely need powder coated, could do with a new wiring look as this ones really manky.

Heres what "big red" looks like now, in the pics you can see the corrosion and why I want to restore it. I got close to restoring it once, but then I had to go to work on it.

Not many of these knocking about here, getting pretty scarce. If anyone has a fairing for this at a reasonable price please get in touch :)

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Re: CBX 750F

Postby EMS » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:34 pm

Vespa wrote:Hello, new member here.

I feel abit out've place, everyone seems to have the non faired CBX's.

I'm planning to restore my 1985 CBX750FE, well sort of restore.


Welcome, Vespa. Cool bike! You are really not out of place, we are all enthusiasts 8) It is just that this forum here is the ICOA club forum and the ICOA stands for International CBX Owners Association and was founded by and for owners of the Honda "CBX"(a 1047cc DOHC six-cylinder). While most of us have other bikes also, there are not many who own one of the "other" CBXes, which are usually known by a number next to the CBX, e.g.: CBX550 or CBX750. Maybe some of our members from Canada or Europe, where the "smaller" CBXes were sold, can point you to a forum or group there which may be better positioned to help you with specific questions about your model.
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Re: CBX 750F

Postby Larry Zimmer » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:31 pm

We'll keep our eyes and ears open for you, though, Alex. Good luck with the search. Nice project!
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Re: CBX 750F

Postby Vespa » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:20 am

Thanks for the replies, I just like CBXes in general no matter what size. To me its the forgotten bike, for example they always make newer CBR models but I'd love to see a new CBX. I'm open to any forum suggestions, you can never know enough.

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Re: CBX 750F

Postby George R. Garrison #0857 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:23 pm

It would be so kool to find a 4 cylinder CBX over here in the states
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Re: CBX 750F

Postby EMS » Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:46 pm

George R. Garrison #0857 wrote:It would be so kool to find a 4 cylinder CBX over here in the states


I think the CBX550 and /or CBX650 were sold in Canada, and you could bring one into the U.S., if you wanted to. Also, the Nighthawk has basically the same engine as the equivalent CBX versions.
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Re: CBX 750F

Postby George R. Garrison #0857 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:16 am

Thank You EMS, I'll keep that in mind. :text-thankyouyellow:
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