1973 Honda CB750 Cafe Racer Build Episode 5 – Bearings and Bushings.

I received two things in the mail this week. The tapered roller bearing kit from All Balls Racing and the swinging arm brass bushings that I bought from Marc at Creative Candy Powder Coating. The tapered roller bearings are a big improvement over the stock ball bearings in the steering head and should greatly improve the handling. Changing out the swinging arm bushings to brass from the stock plastic ones will also help with making for a more stable bike. These two items were the main reason that CB750s got a little shaky at speed as the parts wore out.

Big thanks to Marc at Creative Candy Powder Coating for selling me the extra set of bushings he had on hand.

Keep on hackin!

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