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PostSubject: 82 Cm250 cafe project..   Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:30 pm

Just got her.tons of "where the hell do I find this" questions.smaller bike than I really wanted but it'll be a fun bike...exhaust and a new seat will be all that is done til spring.can anyone direct me to where I can find out which if any other Honda parts(mainly tanks springs forks etc)can be swapped over?just to get me thru winter because everything else will be in house by yours truly.thankx
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PostSubject: Re: 82 Cm250 cafe project..   Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:42 pm

Hi and welcome. OK, from your first post you are in the US, the majority of folk on here are from the UK, but Google is your friend here my man!

Secondly, if I recall the CM stands for 'Cruiser Motorcycle'? Possibly not the best place to start for a cafe racer, the head stock, long forks, teardrop tank and stepped seat all make it a lot of hard work to get to the parallel clocks/tank/seat attitude of a cafe.

However, if you're up for the challenge then David Silver in the UK are a good starting point, along with CNM in Holland (I think), both have searchable databases where you can compare part numbers. Google their websites.

Next step is to take measurements, fork diameters, frame dimensions etc. and head along to your nearest breakers (vehicle dismantlers if you are in the US of A) and have a good root about and see what fits.

Good luck with the build.
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PostSubject: Re: 82 Cm250 cafe project..   Sat Oct 05, 2013 7:40 pm

Thanks for the info..ultimately the bike will get cut to pieces and rebuilt.I have a great custom frame and chassis fabricator.plus I'm hard headed haha.its already received a different seat, club man bars,top end,fork seals,wheel bearing and a pathetic attempt at knee dents.definitely noticed right off the bat that these aren't quite as popular of a "modified"bike as say cb's & Gs' but I'm down for a challenge.I've built a few cars(72 dart,67 barracuda,Evo VIII,GST,85 fiero gt,88Isuzu impulse)never a bike.Excited for sure.
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