A Custom Honda CB 750 F keeps growing in Brooklyn…

It takes a certain amount of patience...

It’s been a while since we updated on the progress of Jarred’s custom Honda CB 750 F, which has since been hacked, chopped, ground down and welded…

Jarred ran into an issue with a piece of flat metal over the indentation, where the Honda logo attaches on the stock design.  Unfortunately, the welding heat caused flexing and bending in the larger part of the tank, so the only option was to cut a hole, and weld in a replacement piece, allowing him to use lower heat.

A new style of rear hoop...

With the TIG fired up, he moved onto the rear hoop, which would support the rear of the seat pan.  We spoke to some metal fabricators about making a custom hoop, but with the off die size, the hoop would have cost too much.  So Jarred bought a few generic hoops for $16, which had a smaller radius than needed, and cut and welded them himself.  Mating two smaller hoops together caused the joint to be raised a bit, which to me gives it a unique look.  Happy accidents…

Oil Tank mounts...

The last thing to address was the custom oil tank Jarred had ordered.  It comes as a kit, requiring only welding to be done to complete the barrel-shaped container.  Jarred decided the tank would sit just behind the engine and carbs, and welded some tabs for mounting…

Stay tuned for more updates as this build gets ready for the Spring season…

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