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Diagnosing and Re-Engineering The 1965-1974 Honda 450 Electric Starter

CL450 K1 1969 Honda

Many of us hold Honda’s 444cc DOHC Twins built between 1965~1974 sacred and believe them to be among the true engineering marvels of their time. There is however one dark, dirty little secret that you don’t hear much about. The Electric Starter Systems were under-built and would often fail in just a few thousand miles.
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