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Old 08-02-2011, 07:20 PM
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Default honda compatibility

Does anyone know of a website that will give you details of what parts are swapable between bikes. ie 1980 honda cb250n and cb400n
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Old 08-02-2011, 07:24 PM
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all the cycle parts, but you cant put a 400 top end on a 250!
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Old 08-02-2011, 08:23 PM
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:10 AM
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everytghing will swap even teh engines have the same mount s- the 250 was sleeved down 400 hence why it was so over engineered
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Old 09-02-2011, 10:48 AM
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nearly everything but the 400 is twin disk at the front (that would mean forks have extra mount for caliper on a 400 etc and I'd treat 250 and 400 engines / carbs as seperate entities to swap as complete units. Other than that pretty much the same I think.
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Old 10-02-2011, 02:37 PM
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Seats and rear plastic slightly different between standard and deluxe as well so any standard rack does not fit a deluxe. Only other difference is that early ones had kick and electric whilst the later ones had electric only.

All tanks take either a left or right handed key - the pattern on them does not matter so if you get a spare/replacement tank don't muck around trying to change the lock barrel. Bottom back left of tank can rot through from inside to out - look for telltale yellowinsh stain under paint. Seats split all the time.
Standard 2-1-2 exhaust rots away at balance box most will have a motad 2-1 fitted.

Also if you lose key take off headlight locate white 6 way connector split and jump centre 2 pins - it will not work exactly as if you had put the key in and turned it on.

Another BIG suggestion - if it has the OE sump plug/oil filter centre replace with an after market one - the originals have a 12mm head which WILL round off and the replacements are 14mm or even 17mm
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