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Honda Cafe Racers

1978 Honda CB550 Cafe Racer, A Stunning No Expense Spared World Class Custom

Price : USD1,950 (Auction)
Date : February 3, 2020
Condition : Used
Year : 1978
Model : CB
Bike Type : Café Racer
Mileage : 100
Engine Size : 550
VIN : 2104125
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Location : Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut, United States

$26,000 + Replacement Value ;

230 Hours Labor at 90 per hour = $20,700 Plus $6,000 In parts

Months of time has been invested into this nut & bolt restoration & re-build.

It’s just been dyno-tuned and is running perfectly.

You have to hear it run, watch our video below for the full demonstration & build breakdown.

-Fully Adjustable CBR Honda Upside Down Forks & Piggy-Back Reservoir Shocks

-26mm Keihin CR Special Carburetors with K&N Hi-Flo Pod Filters ($1,600)

-Carpy’s Stainless Yoshi Style Custom Full Exhaust ($500)

-Aluminum LED Front Turn Signals & Integrated Rear Signals

A stock CB550 typically runs 30-32 horsepower on the dyno

This example ran 47whp on the dyno this week at All Sport Cycle

Kaplan Cycles Workorder Summary:

We just spent 30+ hours completing and polishing the details on this custom classic Cafe racer.


-Completely re-wire harness & all controls to stock specifications

-New Yuasa Battery

-All new wire harness

New Ignition Switch

New Fuse Block


-Dyno-tune, adjust valves, raise needles, microdrill pilots on the 26mm Keihin CR Special Carburetors

Carpy’s Stainless Steel Yoshi Style Exhaust


New Handlebar Switches

New Throttle Pipe

New Aluminum Front Turn Signals

New Hand Grips

New Horn

New K&N Filters

LED License Plate Light

New front & rear brake light switches

Fresh engine oil and ethanol free VP fuel.


CNC Machined Headlight Brackets

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