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2021 10 12 Featured External Listing – 1979 Honda CB750K

 

 

2021 10 11 CCC Featured External Listing – 1979 Honda CB750K

 

 

This 1979 Honda CB750K is similar to the one we have running on auction.  It is within a model year and seemingly mostly original, as is the bike on CCC this week.

 

 

CCC Vital Info – 1979 Honda CB750K

Odometer – 55,000 km
Engine Info – 743 cc
Transmission Info – 5-speed manual
Exterior Colour – Burnt red, gold trim
Saddle Colour – Black
Other features – Dual side mirrors, Original exhaust
Seller – Private
Model page
Note – For CCC live auctions, this space also includes:
VIN;
a map link to seller location;
a Carfax report reference (1981 and newer); and
a lot number.

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Colour schemes are the same, burnt red with gold trim.  The CCC example still sports is original paint.

 

The external ad mentions original exhaust.  This is a mild surprise because, given the full original documentation on the CCC bike, we know the original owner had trouble with corrosion on the original exhaust.  So, he upgraded to the Jardine Headers unit.

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The five-spoke wheels are an add-on for the 1979 model year, while the spokes on the ’78 provide a more traditional look.  We are not sure about the tires on the external listing, the Dunlops on the CCC auction bike are new.  The rear passenger backrest on the CCC bike is a useful addition, reversible of course, if the new owner should prefer the bike without it.

 

 

For the most part, these motorcycles are very similar.  Find the featured external listing example in Burlington on Auto Trader for $10,000.  Thank you to CCC subscriber Jimmy for submitting it to us.
The ’78 CB750 available on Collector Car Canada until tomorrow is linked here.

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