CBX 750 f

Discussion in 'UK Motorcycles' started by Barnes, Feb 13, 2004.

  1. Barnes

    Barnes Guest

    Engine has given up on me, I've stripped her down and found rings and a
    rebore (minimum) are required.
    I'm looking for a decent second hand engine.Which are the best online
    breakers to go to and what are the pro's and cons of buying an old engine
    from a breaker?
    Is there any comeback if the engine I buy is knackered when fitted?
    Barnes, Feb 13, 2004
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    SteveH Guest

    I had a CBX750, which developed the rattly alternator drive chain -
    meaning either a full strip-down to replace or a used lump.

    Unfortunately, used CBX lumps are _very_ hard to come by, although I did
    find one in a Liverpool breakers for about £150 delivered.

    Good luck with it - I liked my CBX and reckon it's well worth the swap
    if you find a cheap enough lump.
    SteveH, Feb 13, 2004
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  3. Barnes

    Barnes Guest

    Was the engine ok from the breakers?
    Barnes, Feb 13, 2004
  4. Barnes

    Lozzo Guest

    Previously on ukrm, Barnes said...
    Scrap it and buy a better more reliable and modern bike. It's hardly
    worth bothering with something as old as that, cos all the engines
    you'll find in breakers will be on their last legs too. That is if
    anyone can be bothered to buy one in to break it.
    Lozzo, Feb 13, 2004
  5. Barnes

    SteveH Guest

    Dunno - never bought it in the end as I sold the bike as it was.

    However, mt TRX850 had a lump from a breakers, and it was fine.
    SteveH, Feb 13, 2004
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    Tim S Guest

    There is a gent on ebay who was selling a CBX 750 which afaik needed work,
    but it didn't sell so now he's stripping it (he just listed clocks & carbs)
    you could ask him, search for "daewoo20" - he's in Wolverhampton.

    Tim S
    Tim S, Feb 14, 2004
  7. Barnes

    Tim S Guest

    Bgrit! seller ID: daewoo210 even

    teach me for not using cut 'n' paste.

    Tim S
    Tim S, Feb 14, 2004
  8. Barnes

    Barnes Guest

    Cheers Tim, going to mail him.
    Barnes, Feb 14, 2004
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