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Return of the Cafe Racers - Honda CR750 M3 Factory Racer

Honda CR750 M3 Factory Racer

In the winter of 2001 M3 Racing factory in Hawley, Minnesota hand built 4 replica Honda CR750 racers. Each of the Hondas featured upgraded engine bits and suspension tweaks similar to their game changing CR750 M3 Racing "works" machine that Adam Popp rode to 6 Daytona wins and two AHRMA National Championships. All of…




In the winter of 2001 M3 Racing factory in Hawley, Minnesota hand built 4 replica Honda CR750 racers. Each of the Hondas featured upgraded engine bits and suspension tweaks similar to their game changing CR750 M3 Racing “works” machine that Adam Popp rode to 6 Daytona wins and two AHRMA National Championships.

All of the bikes have been sold off ($22,000USD each) including the works race version which now lives in a private collection somewhere in the UAE. The video below was shot by motor sport film company Clash Productions as a “behind the scenes” doco of a shoot done by Crank & Piston.

CR750 HONDA RACING ENGINE

  • Engine built by M3 Racing (92-93 HP @ 9800 RPM)
  • Nova Close Ratio gear box (newest updated version)
  • Lightened/balanced/micro polished crank with oil hole mods.
  • Carrillo connecting rods with Kelmet racing bearings.
  • Special M3 slipper type cam chain tensioner/Tsubaki racing chain.
  • Special M3 racing pistons/rings, set at zero deck height.
  • Special M3 racing grind camshaft by Web Cam.
  • Lightened/polished rocker arms with special M3 adjusting lock nuts.
  • KPMI springs/Ti retainers and Black Diamond valves.
  • Cylinder head Ported/flowed by “Berreth Heads” to M3 specs.
  • Special primary drive hub with M3 modifications.
  • Dyna ingnition with OEM advancer.
  • Special top cover with top engine mount by M3 Racing.
  • CR special 31mm carbs.
  • Heavy duty racing clutch.
  • Heavy duty primary chains.
  • OEM oil pump modified to M3 Racing specs.

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