Reassembling the GB500 | Little Wing GB500

Posted: November 04, 2014 by noahyamen Reassembling the GB500 Finally, after replacing virtually everything, rebuilding just about every component, the GB500 is ready to ride. Here's a number of the things that were done: The fuel tank was full of rust, so to cl...

Restoring the shiny bits | Little Wing GB500

Posted: October 27, 2014 by noahyamen Restoring the shiny bits This poor thing was littered with spots and surface rust. Fortunately, with the chrome parts, there's a pretty cool trick for getting rid of the light surface rust; take the shiny side of aluminum foi...

Rebuilding Master Cylinder / Caliper | Little Wing GB500

Posted: October 26, 2014 by noahyamen Rebuilding Master Cylinder / Caliper Among the MANY things that needed rebuilding on this, was the master cylinder and brake caliper. After opening up the MC, I found that whatever brake fluid was in there had turned into a solid gel.So ...

Carb Rebuild | Little Wing GB500

Posted: October 22, 2014 by noahyamen Carb Rebuild I wasted no time digging into this bike. With all the fond memories I've had on these I wanted to get it running as soon as possible.First order of business was pulling the carb for cleaning and rebui...

New restoration project! | Little Wing GB500

Posted: October 21, 2014 by noahyamen New restoration project! Back when I lived in New Zealand, I had a couple of GB400 Honda's. Some of the fondest memories I have are hooning around there on them. So when a GB500 happened to show up for sale on Craigslist loca...

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