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  1. Honda Rebel Room
    Hello all! Just got a Honda rebel and currently the only way to get it running is push it or roll down a hill and pop the clutch to turn over the engine. The start button seems to be dead. Apparently it had problems in the past charging the battery but when you push the button it doesnt...
  2. Engine, Carburetor, Fuel System & Exhaust
    I have a 1988 CB450S (same engine as the '87 Rebel 450) and I need some advice from the pros... The bike has run fine for the past few years, with the exception of a strange power loss randomly at highway speed. Riding along and all of a sudden, you have to pull on the throttle to keep it at...
  3. Electrical, Charging and Battery
    This may be longwinded and hopefully there is not another post already about this. I commute on my '97 Rebel, rain or shine, every weekday to work [about 50 mile round trip, easy 45mph back roads]. When I pulled the bike out of the garage yesterday, turned the key and the lights come on [good...
  4. Electrical, Charging and Battery
    Fist of all, I must admit that I have not had the opportunity to take a look at the flywheel and the windings behind it on this bike:( Was wondering if some one could explain the workings of the CDI on the Rebels? Is the timing curve static (same all the way through the RPM range)? Or does the...
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