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Honda CB450 Rebuild: Engine Disassembly, Part 1 Project Diamond

Posted by Brenden Macaluso on 1/20/2015 to CB450 / CL450 / CB500T

We are getting deep into Project Diamond, our 1973 Honda CB450. This is the first of two videos showing the disassembly of the DOHC CB450 Honda engine, which is also used in the CL450 and the CB500T. Part one focuses on taking apart the "top end" of the engine, which includes the removal of the cylinder head, camshafts, cam chain, rocker arms, cam chain tensioner, cylinder and pistons. What remains is the "bottom end" of the engine which is covered in .