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Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 03-06-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,670
Posted By JoeM
For future readers, answering my own original...

For future readers, answering my own original question from the beginning of this thread... " has anyone purchased a C95 Thai handlebar and can confirm it matches OEM specs for size/angles?"

Yes,...
Forum: Honda Dream CA160 03-06-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,503
Posted By JoeM
Adding the latest (as of 2018) to this thread. ...

Adding the latest (as of 2018) to this thread.

Coker now makes the narrow whitewall https://www.cokertire.com/tires/styles/motorcycle-bike/firestone-deluxe-champion-cycle-whitewall.html

And...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-17-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,670
Posted By JoeM
Honda 90 bars. Humh, that explains a lot. They...

Honda 90 bars. Humh, that explains a lot. They came off a CA95 being parted out, but I guess they themselves were transplants from some long ago story.

Bike restoration is like archaeology. I...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-17-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,229
Posted By JoeM
Yes, the 67 is more comprehensive than the other...

Yes, the 67 is more comprehensive than the other one.

Has anyone ever come across the leg shield found in section F-35?

825
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-17-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,737
Posted By JoeM
Got my seat cover from gumtwo. Seems ok, fast...

Got my seat cover from gumtwo. Seems ok, fast delivery. It'll probably be forever before I mount it on my spare seat frame.

Here's some detailed photos of the cover, strap, stitching, piping,...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-17-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,670
Posted By JoeM
C95 vs CA95 Handlebars

My original C95 handlebars are bent and welded thanks to my youthful inexperience (and a patch of black ice). They're usable, but I'd like to upgrade to new(-ish).

I've got an original set from a...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-15-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,229
Posted By JoeM
CA95 Parts Manual, Published 1967 357 pages,...

CA95 Parts Manual, Published 1967

357 pages, 80 meg zipped PDF

View in landscape mode in your PDF viewer.

Download here (http://tinyurl.com/d3tgsyy)
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-12-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,083
Posted By JoeM
795 Thread gauge fits

795

Thread gauge fits
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-11-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,083
Posted By JoeM
Received my RimFire kit as well. Well put...

Received my RimFire kit as well. Well put together... very pleased.

And I now own actual JIS screwdrivers. No more buggering up the screw heads on my old bikes.
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-11-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,083
Posted By JoeM
793 Original, M5, #12 This image makes...

793

Original, M5, #12

This image makes the M5 look like the threads are not substantial, because it's so new and shiny, but they are.

These are the very first experiments, run through the...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-11-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,083
Posted By JoeM
Well, that was easy. I received my M5x.90...

Well, that was easy. I received my M5x.90 cutter, ran my "modern" JIS M5x.80 through it, and it fit perfectly.

For fun, I ran a #12-24 through the cutter. That fit too.

So, goodbye skanky old...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-05-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,996
Posted By JoeM
Wow...

Wow...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-05-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,711
Posted By JoeM
My first love in high school was chemistry. Was...

My first love in high school was chemistry. Was going to go that route until I encountered computer programming, when it was more of a cult than a career.

My girlfriend went on to do her degree...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-04-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,711
Posted By JoeM
You should post your recipes! Citric acid /...

You should post your recipes! Citric acid / water ratios. temperature levels, cooking time, etc.

That's a cook book I would use :D
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 02-02-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,711
Posted By JoeM
Rust Removal

I know some of you are aware of this because I've seen it referenced in a few threads, but I thought I would post a thread with my experience.

Removing rust with molasses. Google it, you'll find...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 01-31-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,737
Posted By JoeM
And how about those solo seats & racks out of...

And how about those solo seats & racks out of Thailand? I saw on an earlier thread that one of the sellers (http://myworld.ebay.com/a_msupercub?_trksid=p2047675.l2559) is willing to do the rack in...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 01-31-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,737
Posted By JoeM
Replacement Seats

Looked through the forum and did not find a definitive seat thread.

Since replacement seats seem to be so cheap, thinking about hanging up my original and using a replacement.

I've got a good...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 01-29-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,921
Posted By JoeM
785 Here's where I started my restoration,...

785

Here's where I started my restoration, back in 84. You'll notice it was black then. The bike was originally blue, but as a kid I didn't think that looked cool. So I painted it black. ...
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 01-29-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,921
Posted By JoeM
Hey there. Nice to see another blue one. Is it...

Hey there. Nice to see another blue one. Is it my imagination, or does that color seem to be rarer than the others?
Forum: The Honda CA95 / Benly 150 Restoration 01-28-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,083
Posted By JoeM
I can get a single JIS M5 x .90 die for $11, and...

I can get a single JIS M5 x .90 die for $11, and then I could make all the M5 screws I wanted. Looks like a fellow could get rich doing that...
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