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Honda Custom 1000 (CB1000C) Motorcycles

1983 CB1000C’83 1000 Custom


Engine Type Four cylinder DOHC 16 valve
Displacement 973cc
Bore and Stroke 67mm x 69mm
Compression Ratio 9:1
Fuel Delivery Four 32mm CV-type Carburetors
Exhaust system Four-into-four
Ignition system Transistorized pointless
StarterStarting system Electric
Fuel type Regular gasoline


Transmission Five speed witdh Hi/Lo Secondary Transmission
Clutch Wet multi-plate
Wheels Honda cast wheels


Front suspension Air-assisted telescopic with TRACTM anti-dive
Rear suspension Swing arm with air-assisted shocks
Front Wheel Front Brakes
Rear Wheel Double piston caliper type dual disc
Rear Brakes Single disc
Front tire 110/90H18
Rear tire 140/90H16


Wheelbase 1612mm (63.5 in.)
Overall length 2325mm (91.5 in.)
Overall width 890mm (35.0 in.)
Seat height 790mm (31.1 in.)
Fuel capacity 16.7 liter (4.4 GalUS)
Dry weight 266 kg (585 lb)


It came in one of two color schemes
  • Black with Achilles black Metallic or Candy Regal Brown with Chestnut Gold Metallic
  • the gas tank and side covers were two-tone
  • the wheels were comcast
  • The taillight was integrated
  • The transmission was a 5-speed with dual range sub-transmission — thus 10 speeds.
Engine Powerful, four-cylinder, 973cc, DOHC
Transmission Five-speed dual-range
Drive Shaft
Suspension Air-adjustable, leading-axle front forks
Brakes TRACTM anti-dive control system with integrated fork brace
Oil cooler Large capacity

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