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This manual applies to the following models: CB750SC Nighthawk / Honda Motor Corporation Ltd
1978 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC
1979 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC
1980 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC
1981 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC
1982 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC
1983 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC
1984 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC
Production/model years: 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
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"Unlock the Honda Experience with the DL Manual: Explore the 1978-1984 Nighthawk CB750SC"
Dive into the world of classic motorcycles with the 1978-1984 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC. These iconic bikes embody the spirit of the Nighthawk series, offering a perfect blend of style, performance, and reliability. In this article, we'll delve into the engine specifications, maintenance guidelines, popular modifications, available accessories, owner reviews, common issues, and more. Take control of your Honda Nighthawk CB750SC with the comprehensive DL manual.
Engine Specifications/Technical Data for the 1978-1984 Honda Nighthawk CB750SC:
• Engine Type: Air-cooled, four-stroke, inline-four
• Displacement: 747cc
• Bore x Stroke: 62mm x 62mm
• Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
• Carburetion: Four Keihin CV34 constant-velocity carburetors
• Ignition: Capacitor Discharge Ignition (CDI)
• Starting System: Electric start
• Transmission: Five-speed
• Final Drive: Chain
• Frame: Double cradle
• Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
• Rear Suspension: Dual shock absorbers with adjustable preload
• Front Brake: Dual hydraulic disc
• Rear Brake: Drum
• Front Tire Size: 3.25-19
• Rear Tire Size: 4.00-18
• Wheelbase: 1,495mm
• Seat Height: 800mm
• Fuel Capacity: 17 liters
• Dry Weight: 245kg
Facts and Details:
- The Honda Nighthawk CB750SC was part of the renowned Nighthawk series, known for its reliability, performance, and timeless design.
- The 747cc inline-four engine delivers smooth power and a satisfying torque curve, making it suitable for both city commuting and highway cruising.
- The Nighthawk CB750SC features a comfortable riding position, with an upright seating stance and well-positioned handlebars.
- With its double cradle frame, the bike offers stability and responsive handling, allowing for confident cornering and maneuvering.
- The telescopic front fork and dual shock absorbers provide a balanced and comfortable ride, absorbing bumps and maintaining control.
- Dual hydraulic disc brakes in the front offer strong stopping power, while the rear drum brake provides reliable braking performance.
- The bike's classic styling features a round headlight, a sculpted fuel tank, and a single-piece seat, capturing the essence of a retro motorcycle.
- The Nighthawk CB750SC is known for its durability, and many owners praise its longevity and ability to withstand long miles on the road.
- Commonly appreciated features include the smooth shifting of the five-speed transmission and the responsive throttle response.
- The Nighthawk CB750SC's fuel tank capacity of 17 liters allows for extended riding range between refueling stops.
- The bike's dry weight of 245kg provides stability and a planted feel on the road, contributing to rider confidence.
- The availability of a large aftermarket community provides numerous customization options, allowing riders to personalize their Nighthawk CB750SC.
Maintenance Intervals and General Maintenance Tips:
► Regularly check and adjust the valve clearances according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
► Change the engine oil and oil filter at the recommended intervals, ensuring proper lubrication of engine components.
► Clean and lubricate the chain regularly, adjusting the tension as needed for optimal performance and longevity.
► Inspect and replace the air filter as necessary to maintain proper airflow and engine performance.
► Check and adjust the carburetors to ensure smooth fuel delivery and optimize engine efficiency.
► Maintain proper tire pressure and inspect tires for wear to ensure optimal handling and safety.
► Regularly inspect the brakes and replace brake pads or shoes when worn to maintain effective braking performance.
► Keep the electrical connections clean and secure, checking for any signs of corrosion or damage.
Common Issues and Solutions:
Issue: Poor starting or weak electrical system.
Solution: Check the battery condition and connections. Clean or replace the battery terminals. Inspect the charging system components, such as the alternator and voltage regulator, for proper operation.
Issue: Carburetor problems or fueling issues.
Solution: Clean or rebuild the carburetors, ensuring all jets and passages are clear of debris. Adjust the fuel mixture screws and synchronize the carburetors for optimal performance.
Issue: Clutch slippage or improper engagement.
Solution: Adjust the clutch cable tension and inspect the clutch plates for wear. Replace the clutch plates if necessary.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
* Upgrade the exhaust system to enhance performance and improve the bike's sound.
* Install aftermarket suspension components for improved handling and comfort.
* Replace the stock air filter with a high-performance air filter for increased airflow and potential power gains.
* Consider changing the sprockets for different gear ratios to suit specific riding preferences.
Available Accessories and Attachment Options:
■ Custom seats for enhanced comfort and aesthetics.
■ Luggage racks and saddlebags for added storage capacity.
■ Aftermarket exhaust systems for improved performance and sound.
■ Windshields or fairings for added wind protection during long rides.
■ Engine guards or crash bars for additional protection.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Reliability and durability.
☺ Smooth power delivery.
☺ Comfortable riding position.
☺ Classic and timeless design.
☻ Limited stock horsepower compared to modern motorcycles.
☻ Availability of specific parts for older models may require sourcing from aftermarket
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