Cafe Overkill – Honda CB550 Cafe Racer
1978 Honda CB550 Cafe Racer customized by Jeff Stephens of Godffery's Garage. More images, video and specs after the jump... Battery – Odyssey Deep Cycle Marine Drycell. Billet aluminum exhaust clamps, tappet covers, oil cap & triple clamp nut. Brake plate [Rear] – Vented & lightened. Brake adjusters – Removed from fork…
- Battery – Odyssey Deep Cycle Marine Drycell.
- Billet aluminum exhaust clamps, tappet covers, oil cap & triple clamp nut.
- Brake plate [Rear] – Vented & lightened.
- Brake adjusters – Removed from fork lowers, allowing for free floating.
- Cam & Valve springs – WebCam.
- Carburetors – Keihin CR26.
- Clip-on handlebars – Telefix.
- Clutch actuator – converted to accept Yoyodyne hydraulic slave.
- Clutch cover – Oil sight glass added.
- Cylinder head – Ported.
- Dual disc conversion – Modified stock Drilled & thinned.
- Electronic Ignition & Coils by DYNA.
- Electrics – Relocated under seat.
- Exhaust – (Special requested 6” shorter & with heal guards) 4 into 2 stainless steel, by Benji’s.
- Fenders [Front & rear] – Modified Ducati.
- Fender brace [Front] – hand fabricated aluminum.
- Fork tubes – 50.4mm over from Forking by Frank’s.
- Fork brace – Tarozzi (modified for fender brace).
- Fuel tank & Bump seat – Aluminum, by Benji’s.
- Gauge face – Replaced with custom & turned 45°.
- Headlight ears – Cast aluminum, from Mike’s XS.
- Headlight & bucket – Modified Ducati.
- Hydraulic lines [Clutch & Brakes] – Red braded stainless steel from Slingshot Cycles.
- Idiot lights – Built into gauge face with LED’s.
- Ignition [Coils, Timing & Leads] Dynatek.
- Intake manifolds – Ported and modified to except Carb balancing tubes.
- Master cylinders [Brake & Clutch] – radial Nissin.
- Oil pressure gauge – Added directly into oil pump.
- Oil temperature gauge – Added to billet filler cap nut.
- Oil filter adapter – Randakks.
- Polished Alloy – By Mike’s polishing.
- Rearsets – Tarozzi from Fast from the Past.
- Rearset support brackets – Hand fabricated aircraft aluminum.
- Sprocket cover – Vented, lightened and modified to accept oil pressure gauge.
- Steering dampener – Multi setting Daytona.
- Suspension [Front] – Internal springs replaced with modified 69 CB450 external springs.
- Suspension [Rear] – Dual inboard using modified stock swingarm. Fabricated by FrameCrafters.
- Tail light – Austin Healey / Triumph TR3.
- Tires – Dunlop K81.
- Timing cover – Clear acrylic, engraved by Frankenstuff.
- Triple tree [Top] – Removed handlebar clamps & gauge mounts from stock.
- Wheels – 18” Akront aluminum shouldered rims and stainless steel spokes from Buchanan’s.
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