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  1. Rebel 450
    I am still struggling to find out why my 450 will not run. It engages sometimes but still doesn’t start, the past few days i check the starter motor, make sure carb has fuel, make sure my battery is charged and I try for a good 10 minutes then my battery dies. And it sounds like 80% of the time...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Buying an 86 450 with 200 miles on it in mint condition. I’m a new rider with some experience. It’s not going to be my main form or transportation but I do plan on racking up a ton of miles.
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hey y'all, I'm a 4th year mechanical engineering student at the University of Florida down here in Gainesville. I've always had a passion for anything and everything engine related. So yesterday I picked up a 1986 Honda Rebel 250. It needs a new battery but we were able to start it and I...
  4. Wrenching - General Discussions & Tech Talk
    Guys, I need help. I purchased a '86 rebel about a month ago. Since that time I have had 2 brake arms fail. For some reason the upper 'y' portion of the arm separates and spreads apart leaving the brake rod & joint to come free. What could be causing this? And more importantly, how can I fix it?