Posts Tagged: Cb400

1978 Honda CB400 Before and After

I’ve owned this 1978 Honda CB400 Hawk II since 2013. I paid $650 for it. I’ve cleaned it up a bit and did a few performance upgrades and I’m into the bike for about $2,000. Here’s what it looked like when I bought it. It ran OK, but it was all 1970s. Those mirrors, big… Read more »

Change Your Fork Oil

Have you ever been riding your motorcycle down a beautiful country road, blasting through s-curves, but hit a bump and it feels like you went airborne? I’ve been riding this ’78 Honda CB400 for about 4 years now. I’ve never been impressed with how it handles, but it’s a light bike. Lately though, it’s been… Read more »

For Sale: 1978 Honda CB400A (Warrenton, Virginia) $2,800

I don’t know, man. Check out this 1978 Honda CB400A for sale on Craiglist in Warrenton, Virginia. The seller is asking $2,800 for it, which is crazy to me. I have this bike, but the non-automatic one. Now granted I have to shift mine the old fashioned way, but I paid $650 for it. This… Read more »

For Sale: 1978 Honda CB400 (Barre, Vermont) $1,000

I don’t understand what an automatic means in terms of a motorcycle, but here’s a 1978 Honda CB400 with an automatic transmission for sale in Barre, Vermont. I have this exact bike, except I have to shift mine manually. I paid $650 for mine and I actually bought it in Barre, Vermont. I think I… Read more »

#IAMADUMBASS :: Wiring Up a Kill Switch Blues

Today I was trying, and failing, to wire up a new kill switch on my ’78 Honda CB400. I spent close to an hour on it, before I realized that I just might be the dumbest person on the planet right now. Installing this kill switch is part of a larger project. I’m installing a… Read more »

For Sale: 1978 Honda CB400 (Lynnwood, Washington) $2,900

Here’s a 1978 Honda CB400 for sale in Lynnwood, Washington. Besides the clubman bars, this bike is all stock. The seller is high on the shit for asking $2,900 for this bike. I have one of these and I paid $650 for mine in the same condition as this one. Taking into consideration that I… Read more »