Car Guy Bike Build: Episode 4 – Honda CB450 gas tank rust removal

The gas tank of my Honda CB450 was rusty and full of sludge from rotten gas. After an acetone wash and a soak in vinegar, the rust is almost completely gone! Next up, I’ll get rid of any remaining rust and seal up the tank with a KREEM tank liner kit from Old Bike Barn.

Car Guy Bike Build: Episode 3 – Rebuilding Honda CB450 Keihin carburetors

The previous owner of my ’72 Honda CB450 K5 said the carburetors were leaking and were in need of some work. So I yanked them off, gave them a good cleaning and rebuilt them with a kit from Dime City Cycles. Next up is cleaning the fuel tank!