View Full Version : hawyn9's 1975 CB500T "DA MENEHUNE" RARE BREED

04-01-2010, 6:07 PM
In sept of 2009 this bike started out being given to me w/ 10 lbs of leaves wedged in places not accessible by light...what the hell. Note the original parts in 1st pic. All were reused and hrs and hrs of sanding, buffing and polishing of all chrome and aluminum. All done w/ bare minimal tools and input from my bro's trex,chops & carl.







04-01-2010, 6:53 PM
Awesome job man. I want to see some more pics of it. Its hard to see in some of those shots but it looks GREAT!!!

04-01-2010, 8:51 PM
Good stuff :)

04-01-2010, 10:46 PM
Damn son,its come a long way from rotting in my back yard !

04-01-2010, 11:17 PM
nice ride. hows that tensioner work that close to the sprocket?? looks awesome

04-02-2010, 1:52 AM
appreciate the comments...thank you!

volksjunky----thx to you i got a machine i built from the dirt up. thanks brother

04-02-2010, 11:33 PM
Another crazy Hawaiian bad ass mofo homebuilt chop job. Can't wait to get out cruisin on our new babies. Truly my brother....Volksjunky too..without you two I wouldn't have such a sweetass ride myself..baddest paint and seat on the scene! Nothing is cooler than rolling with your homies on your own handbuilt ride! AK HardKnocks rock....thanks to the coolest dudes!

04-05-2010, 4:15 PM
nice work sir.

04-06-2010, 10:13 AM
turned out great.. I like the jockey shift! Definately an island theme going on..
I gotta say your foot pegs and L-plate look like theyll be making some contact with the asphalt, maybe its just the pics.

04-06-2010, 12:38 PM
I'd love to see a quick vid of the spark plug flashers going. I was asking about those on another site and nobody had any experience with them.

04-11-2010, 10:32 PM
gofastmoto- The chain tensioner will have to move back for it to work properly

viz- will get some high res shots as soon as we have some sunny weather

Twinkies- the brackets and pegs have almost 8" of clearance but will find out as soon as the snow melts if it passes

djturnz- i have red nodes on my knock5150 200cc and they work good so i assume these gold nodes will be even better. From what i hear, nodes supposedly rob the plugs of spark but i have yet to notice. The bikes run good and the nodes are bright at night.