Prior to disassembling the main Dream, Jim took time to ensure the engine would run. When the engine came back, it slipped easily into the frame. Brazed brass fittings with Motion Pro petcocks on each side of tank. Differences between early and late are few. The C71 was the 250cc bike, while the C76 was 305cc. Has been stored inside all it's life.
Mine doesn't have that little flip up at the back. Starts instantly with electric or kick. Take Jim Jebavy of New Berlin, Wis. Jim brought the finished pieces out from the basement to the garage and assembled them into a rolling chassis. No tool kit or manual.
Those sartorial straight lines and sharp creases of the Dream are also instantly polarizing — eliciting a love it or loathe it kind of reaction. Full payment is required via Paypal within 72 hours of ending the listing regardless of pick up or delivery. The carb has been cleaned. Also, the style was considered to be somewhat unusual to European eyes, and by the mid-1960s quite old-fashioned. Full-sized looks and 750cc performance without the full-sized price tag. The only non original thing on this bike, s the new battery. I never owned a 305 but I remember how popular they were when I was in High School.
Snow came before he could fine-tune the Dream, but early in 2012 he took the bike to The Shop in Milwaukee, where the timing was found to be out 180 degrees. This is a collectors item or Shriners parade bike. . Full payment must be made within 3 days. I made temporary repairs that stopped the leaks. What you see in the pictures is what I have for this bike. Once corrected, the Dream fired and purred like a sewing machine.
If you have any questions or would like to view this bike in person please call 484-639-3991. The 305cc twin was rated at 24 horsepower at 8,000rpm. Thank's, this would make life so much easy'er. Head light has only high beam or low beam. The better of the two Dreams was covered in mud and had been ridden offroad as a trail bike before being improperly stored. Bikes built up to 1963 had a different fuel tank shape to later bikes, and the pressed steel bars were discontinued at about the same time all models using conventional tubular bars but otherwise the bike stayed much the same for the rest of its run. This bike is an easy restoration project or keep it as is as a running original condition Benly.
There were, in fact, several different versions of the 247cc and 305cc Dreams imported that year, but none in very great numbers. Regardless of how you feel about the blocky and chunky machine, for many who came of age in the era of the Dream the model brings back happy memories. Those fender flares are always damaged. The silencers were custom made for this bike. Has 764 original miles on it. There was no front downtube; the engine bolts in at the cylinder head top cover and at two points directly behind the rear case, thus acting as a stressed member. I rebuild the gas shut off petcock and replaced carb gaskets and new battery.
Has after market crash bar and turn signals. It didn't need much work. He had these cleaned and chromed, and installed the proper baffles. All shipping arrangements are to be made by the buyer after full payment is received and cleared into my account. I put on tank emblems several years ago, didn't have when I bought. Honda used metal stampings welded together to make the frame, which included the headstock and the rear fender. In addition, the engine was studied, and developed and enlarged by the factory as the basis of their 650cc and 750cc twin cylinder engines.
That bike like the 305 but just smaller. Regarding the levers and perches, your non-standard replacements likely provide better performance than the factory items. Original red paint looks really good. These days, these Honda models are considered collectibles, and have a strong following in the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club. Our shop has been in business since 1962. It was fully restored mechanically and cosmetically by me to ride in the 2015 Moto Giro, where it finished second in the 200cc Class. It does not come with any manuals or tools.