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Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 07-19-2017, 10:29 PM
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Views: 3,311
Posted By frappy
Ha. Yeah, I pick at my projects too. I...

Ha. Yeah, I pick at my projects too.

I finished a black/white 1962 CA100 just over a year ago. (See attached pic.) That was a fun and meaningful project, as one like it was the first bike I ever...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 07-02-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,311
Posted By frappy
I miss you guys and this being an active forum...

I miss you guys and this being an active forum too. I wish that I was currently more vigilant in the restoration of my Benly herd; and better about posting when I do make progress.

Oh, man. I...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 05-22-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,311
Posted By frappy
CS92 - swap meet find

Honda CS92 Benly Sport.

I picked up this one at a local swap meet last weekend. It is titled as a 1963, has original tires, and only 1,741 original miles. However it is another restoration...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 01-11-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,082
Posted By frappy
Engine swap: CD175 (sloper) into CA95

I looked through this forum and couldn't find anything specifically about swapping a CD175 motor into a CA95. Has anybody tried this swap, and if so, are there any pitfalls or tips/tricks that I...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 04-14-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,081
Posted By frappy
Looks like a great match to me. Is "Tremclad fire...

Looks like a great match to me. Is "Tremclad fire red" a rattle can from your local hardware store?
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 04-13-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,081
Posted By frappy
No harm in changing color. However, a stock Honda...

No harm in changing color. However, a stock Honda color (red, white blue, black) will generally get you more at resale than a custom color, because it opens you up to the collector audience as well.
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 04-12-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,081
Posted By frappy
After thoroughly sanding the surface, I've...

After thoroughly sanding the surface, I've prepped flexible plastic bike parts with SEM 38354 Plastic Prep - a product I got from my local auto body paint supply store. I then prime the surface with...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 12-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,462
Posted By frappy
CA160 Frame number - need help

Can any of you tell me the specific year that CA160 frame number CA160-1013736 was manufactured?

It's my understanding that CA160's were manufactured from 1966 to 1969 and that the serial numbers...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 11-18-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,657
Posted By frappy
Here, here. Thanks so much to you behind the...

Here, here. Thanks so much to you behind the scene person(s) who have brought this Forum back to life! May I contribute anything to help keep it going?
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 10-07-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 53,325
Posted By frappy
"...twisted creative thinking mode..." LOL. ...

"...twisted creative thinking mode..." LOL.
Say, are you planning to document your upcoming '67 CA160 build here? I for one vote to go ahead and do it - of course only if you want to. It really...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 10-06-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 53,325
Posted By frappy
Whomever purchased your bike sure got a good deal...

Whomever purchased your bike sure got a good deal on a cool, unique, and well-sorted CA95.
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 10-06-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,361
Posted By frappy
If my aluminum is not clear coated, I just buff...

If my aluminum is not clear coated, I just buff with Mother's billet polish applied to a polishing rag or 0000 steel wool.

I haven't applied a clear coat to mirror finish aluminum, but when...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 10-05-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,999
Posted By frappy
The Honda CA95 Parts Manual lists the following...

The Honda CA95 Parts Manual lists the following plug sizes and part numbers: (Wow, what a range!)

(D9H), p/n 98066-58710
(D8HS), p/n 98066-58714
(D8HA), p/n 98066-58717
(D9H), p/n...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 10-05-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 45,120
Posted By frappy
Top notch job and great attention to detail....

Top notch job and great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your build.
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 09-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,949
Posted By frappy
Check out the FAQs page for Reading & posting to...

Check out the FAQs page for Reading & posting to this forum, here: http://www.fourwheelforum.com/faq.php?faq=vb3_board_faq#faq_vb3_reading_posting
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 09-24-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,788
Posted By frappy
I used the neoprene gasket and opened up the...

I used the neoprene gasket and opened up the holes a bit with a x-acto knife. Like Nige said, the groove will seat itself into the slot when you tighten down the 3 mounting screws, and as you tighten...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 09-24-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,641
Posted By frappy
Way to go troubleshooting the problem and thanks...

Way to go troubleshooting the problem and thanks for sharing your experience. That's valuable info and could help someone else down the road. Glad to hear your C95's running sweeter too - always a...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 09-24-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,574
Posted By frappy
Hip, hip, hooray! That's the best feeling -...

Hip, hip, hooray! That's the best feeling - hearing it run when you think all hope is lost and you're in for another troubleshooting session. Congrats to Rob for successfully tackling the rebuild...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 09-24-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,481
Posted By frappy
I think Sam's the expert, but it sounds like...

I think Sam's the expert, but it sounds like yours is a Canadian version to me. What about your clutch cable entry point? Does it look like the one in the attached picture, or the one on eBay?
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 09-10-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 45,120
Posted By frappy
KH-0042 is the Keyster kit for the late model...

KH-0042 is the Keyster kit for the late model CA95 carb ("square" bowl). It should have the o-ring you need. p.s.: the early carb kit is KH-0035 ("round" bowl). Have fun!
p.s.: the o-ring is...
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