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1992 Nighthawk – Petcock Assembly

I took the Nighthawk’s fuel petcock apart to clean it, and  —after I was done— realized that I didn’t know how it goes back together. I checked the repair manual, Honda’s general service manual,...

1992 Nighthawk – Take 3

Argh, this bike is going to my downfall. Every time I pick up a wrench to do one small thing, I end up wrist-deep in motorcycle guts.  Meanwhile, laundry and dishes are piling up everywhere, the backyard looks like...

1992 Nighthawk – Take 2

Today is spark plug day! After sitting in a parking lot for 14 years, the Nighthawk’s spark plugs had developed a bit of a vintage look, to say the least. I soaked  them in...

1992 Nighthawk – Take 1

I really shouldn’t ever go on Craigslist. I mean, I almost never do but I did last weekend and found an old, neglected 1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawk with less than 12,000 miles under its...