Honda CB77 Superhawk – 1966
Colour: Blue/ Silver
Engine Size: 305
Drive Type: Chain
Start type: Combo
A restored 1966 Honda CB77 Superhawk 305.
This Motorcycle was restored over a two year period and has just been completed after being sat in a shed for 35 years.
The following work was done:
Engine – Complete overhaul. Cylinders were bored out and Wiseco 60.50 mm pistons installed, all 4 valve seats. New O-rings, seals, bushings, and bearings. New engine mount bolts. New tachometer cable, throttle cable, and speedometer cable. Engine side covers were primed and painted.
Carburettors – Complete overhaul, rebuilt using Keyster carb kit, new idle jets. New air intake tubes, breather lines, fuel lines. Petcock was rebuilt with new seals, o-rings, screen, and NOS petcock bowl. Fuel tank is free of any rust and has a new fuel cap and rubber gasket. An NOS cork fuel cap gasket also comes with the bike.
Transmission/ Clutch – Complete overhaul. New clutch plates and friction discs, springs, seals, and O-rings. New 14 mm bushing C installed. New clutch cable, clutch actuator arm, spring. New 32 tooth rear sprocket and 530×96 rear drive chain.
Frame/ body – All parts were bead blasted, primed, and painted to match Honda’s original blue and silver color combination (DuPont Imron 63203 UH and 4504 OU).Centerstand and kickstand were painted black. Other parts were polished or plated appropriately. Re-chromed parts include the front fork seal holders, fork ribs, engine valley cover, exhaust pipe collar, fuel tank side panels, rear shock covers and mounting nuts. New AllBalls tapered steering head bearings, front fork oil seals, All NOS rubber grips, foot pegs, throttle grip pipe, new gaskets and grommets. New flat handlebars.
Electrics – The wiring harness was removed and inspected. All connections were clipped and given new connectors. NOS left and right forward control switches, NOS rectifier, new battery, battery mat, NOS battery tie down strap, ground cable, bulbs all around, new sealed beam headlight, NOS brake sensor switch. The speedometer/ tachometer unit was refurbished. It shows 17,684 miles and operates and looks like its brand new.
Ignition – New points installed and timed, NGK spark plug wires and plugs, NOS condenser. The bike fires on either the touch of the button or a single kick.
Wheels/ Brakes – Still has the original “DID” wheels, spokes, and spoke nipples. The wheels were trued and tires balanced. New rim strips, tubes and tires; Front – Avon Roadrider 90/90 Rear – Avon Roadrider 100/90. New Vesrah front and rear brakes, brake springs, brake return springs, brake cam dust seals, and front and rear brake cables. The inside of the brake hubs look as good as the outside and the brakes operate as if they’re brand new. New wheel bearings front and rear.
Exhaust – These are the bike’s original mufflers and exhaust pipes.
An excellent restoration of this early Honda.