The $900 fender on a 1971 Honda CL350 Scrambler


| 4/12/2012 2:18:39 PM


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1971 honda cl350  
Steve Matthews' 1971 Honda CL350 Scrambler. 

Rider: Steve Matthews, Mineral, Va.
Age: 48
Occupation: Mechanic
Other rides: 1981 Honda CB750C, 1991 Honda CBR600F2



Actually, the NOS fender was just under $200. My 1971 Honda CL350 Scrambler is a beauty. I did the entire restoration myself. This bike came with a 19-inch front rim, but now sports 18-inch Sun Aluminum rims, restored, polished and respoked.

The fender of course didn’t look good on the smaller wheel, so I decided to slot the mounting holes to give it a tighter fit around the tire. This was a job for my Dremel tool, a must for any restoration. I got it done and was starting to install the fender. I felt something in my eye and couldn’t get it out. Twenty-four hours later, it was really starting to bother me. Yadda, yadda, yadda, and my brother-in-law is taking me to the emergency room. $700 to get that piece of metal out of my eye. Yes, I normally have safety glasses on, but sometimes we all forget. And that’s the story of my $900 fender.

Sunn300t
7/7/2016 10:02:59 PM

Should've used a magnet lol. glad you're ok I just got a 79 cb 400t with 1,348 miles love them old hondas ftw


Joshua Hill
8/18/2012 8:28:14 AM

Hello. I have a question. I have a 1970 Honda s.l. 350. all original and in mint condition.. I want to sell my bike. I know how beautiful these bikes are. ......Yours is really nice.... If i am bothering you I really do apologize. my email address is hillerjoshhill@yahoo.com if you would be interested. Thank you for your time.







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