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YearYear:1973 MileageMileage:15 ColorColor: Blue

Huntsville, Alabama, United States

Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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Honda CL photos

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Honda CL tech info

Engine Size (cc)Engine Size (cc):350 WarrantyWarranty:none TypeType:Scrambler For Sale ByFor Sale By:Private Seller

Honda CL description

Honda CL350-K5 1973


This was a Colorado 2nd owner CL350 that I purchased and had shipped to me a few years back to add to my personal collection.  It was in fair shape (dented tank and headlight, lots of scratches and tears) but ran respectably with 15k miles.  I have done restorations of cars, motorcycles and antiques throughout my life.  Iíve owned many bikes since my first Honda C100 back in 1964 when I was nine, which I actually still own.  In my shop I do painting, plating, powder coating, and rebuilding.  What I did for the CL350 was a full gasket/seal replacement, new rings, new condenser/points/plugs, new gas lines, new pet-cock, new stock air filters, repainted the engine cases.  Replacement gas tank (correct year), full repainting bodywork and frame.  Re-plated all the spokes, new seat cover (w/Honda emblem), new tires, brake shoes, cables.  Every single part was inspected and thoroughly cleaned or replaced if needed.  The scrambler exhaust system looks and sounds brand new.  I located NOS headlight ears and bucket to replace the dented ones.  I located and installed a correct year (very rare) Honda CL350 skid plate. Honda toolkit.  Because I rode the CL around a little - took it to an antique show (it won first in its category), I decided to replace the aging CV carbs with brand new Mikuni VM30s.  I manufactured adapters that allow the Mikunis to connect to the stock air boxes.  The two Mikuni carbs have separate choke levers.

Depending on where you live, you may find that slightly different main jets in the Mikunis would benefit.  Here in North Alabama (600 ft elev), it starts, idles, and runs just fine.

The only thing that is not working is the kill switch, which I determined after completely building the bike back.  I have a new replacement switch pod that Iíll include.  I also have a set of stock original CV carbs (not rebuilt, mostly parts but should be all there) and Iíll also include two NOS replacement carb diaphragms if you want to torture yourself.

Iím near retirement from the Aerospace industry and looking forward to it.  I have a shop full of bikes and I simply gotta Ďthin the heardí.  My wife named the CL ďBlue BabyĒ - and it needs a new home.  Alabama does not require a title for vehicles older than 30 years.  I provide the previous owners transfer papers to me - iíll draft a bill of sale for you.  Thanks.

For shipping Iíve used haulbikes-dot-com several times and theyíve always been super professional and prompt.  Iíts up to you.  I will transport the CL to a pick-up location near me for your shipper.

Look at the pictures and ask any questions.

Watch it start up:

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