• Engine

    Engine Rebuild #2 (Drive Sprocket)

    Second engine rebuild video.  Shows how to change the oil seal and place the drive sprocket in the motorcycle.  Buy the oil seals in a kit (I believe there are seven). …

  • Engine

    Engine Rebuild #1 (Kickstarter)

    This is the first video post for the lower end engine rebuild showing how to reassemble a SOHC CB750 kickstarter.  You must torque the dual spring when placing it into the motorcycle.…

  • Tips and Parts

    Tip #1 (Value Guide Check)

    This will be an ongoing post on Motobonita.  A collection of tips for working on the engine of the Honda CB750. Inspect Valve Guide Freedom (or Play, or Wobble) This is…

  • Introduction

    Tools

    This will be another ongoing section. Because I’m only through the engine (August 2015), I’m sure there will other items as I move to wheels, brakes, etc. Here are some items…

  • Introduction

    Documentation

    There are two main pieces of documentation you’ll need before getting started on the motorcycle. Some of these links are also in the online resources post. Shop Manual: The shop manual…

  • Introduction

    Scope of Work

    I completely underestimated how difficult the motorcycle rebuild would be when I got into it.  This is a short list of things you can expect to do. To set the stage,…

  • Introduction

    Online Resources

    The internet is true amazing.  It allows you to learn anything you want and buy just about anything you want.  When building a motorcycle that hasn’t been in production for 40…

  • Introduction

    Choosing the Motorcycle

    The first choice you have to make is which motorcycle you’re going to use for the rebuild.  Some important criteria to consider: Price – Definitely drove me to a Japanese motorcycle vs.…

  • Introduction

    Hello World!

    Since March 2015 I’ve had a 1975 Honda CB750 Super Sport I purchased on Craigslist for $500.  It had a current registration, one blown piston, and a completely disassembled top end.  The…