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Useful Article on CB500T Engine Strip from MCM
« on: June 12, 2019, 08:31:18 AM »
Not a Bomber engine but some useful info here that's common to the Bomber engine.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fcox0b5o5qbxvcq/CB500T%20MCN%20Engine%20strip.pdf?dl=0
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Re: Useful Article on CB500T Engine Strip from MCM
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 05:25:18 PM »
Good article, easier to follow than the shop manual, though I didn't learn much that I hadn't found out for myself by doing my 450. Nothing different in the 500 motor that I could see.

Apparently all ohc Hondas used the same camchain, I wonder what Trigger thinks about using a soft link on a CB750 rather than a continuous chain.

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Re: Useful Article on CB500T Engine Strip from MCM
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 06:46:53 PM »
Yes all SOHC's use the same chain as, in 219 but at all different lengths.
Soft link chains can be a bit of a problem if you don't have the right tools for the job. I fit endless because I am building a engine and there is no point using time riveting a chain. I was sent some DID chains with a split link to be used and would never go down that route as, if a drive chain can come off with a clip so, can a cam chain.