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Honda CM185T: history, specs, pictures


The Honda CM185 Twinstar was a 4-stroke 180cc street motorcycle built by Honda between 1978 and 1979. It could reach a top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 16.63 HP (12.4 KW) @ 9500 RPM.

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Honda CM185T
Manufacturer
Also called Twinstar
Production 1978 - 1979
Class Road
Engine
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 53.0mm x 41.0mm
Top Speed 75 mph (120 km/h)
Horsepower 16.63 HP (12.4 KW) @ 9500RPM
Spark Plug NGK C7HSA
Battery YUASA 6N12A-2D
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed
Final Drive Chain: 428x112
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 35T
Brakes Front: expanding brake
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.00x17
Rear Tire 3.50x16
Weight 137.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 2.91 Gallon (11.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

Contents

EngineEdit

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 53.0mm bore x 41.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 181.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

DriveEdit

The bike has a 4-speed transmission.

ChassisEdit

It came with a 3.00-17 front tire and a 3.50-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The CM185T Chopper was fitted with a 2.91 Gallon (11.00 Liters) fuel tank.



1978Edit

 
1978 Honda CM185T Twinstar


The Honda Twinstar (CM185T'78) was sold in 1978. Two colors were available: Candy Antares Red and Candy Sword Blue. The fuel tank and side cover stripes were white, gold, and black. The "TWINSTAR" side cover decal was white. The engine was a 181cc parallel twin OHC with a 4- speed transmission. The serial number began CM185T-2000014.

1979Edit

 
1979 Honda CM185T Twinstar
 
1979 Honda CM185T in Candy Antares Red
 
1979 Honda CM185T in Candy Antares Red
 
1979 Honda CM185T in Candy Antares Red
 
1979 Honda CM185T in Candy Antares Red
 
1979 Honda CM185T in Candy Antares Red


The CM185T'79 was sold in 1979 and came in the same two available colors: Candy Antares Red and Candy Sword Blue. The gas tank and side cover pinstripes were gold. The wide stripes were red. The "twinstar" side cover decal was gold. The engine was a 181cc parallel twin OHC with a 4- speed transmission. The serial number began CM185T-2000014.


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