Honda CB1000C

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Honda CB1000
Manufacturer
Production 1983
Class Standard
Engine
973cc Air cooled, transverse four cylinder, four stroke, DOHC,
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Top Speed 122 mph
Air Filter K&N HA-1079 `83[1]
Ignition Transistorized, 2 magnetic triggers / electric
Spark Plug NGK DR8ESL '83
Battery YUASA YB14L-A2 '83
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: air/coil spring telescopic fork 160mm wheel travel.
Rear: swing arm, twin air/coil spring shocks, 99mm wheel travel
Brakes Front: 2x 274mm discs
Rear: Single 296mm disc
Front Tire 110/90-18
Rear Tire 140/90-16
Seat Height 810 mm
Weight
Oil Filter K&N KN-401
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 16.7 Liters
Manuals Service Manual

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The Honda CB1000C is a motorcycle produced by Honda in 1983.

In 1983, Honda replaced the CB900C with the CB1000C. The CB1000C used the dual-range transmission previously available on the CB900C. The 978cc version had 89 horsepower and included the TRAC anti-dive system also featured on the 1983 CB1100F. It could reach a top speed of 122 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine featured a 9.0:1 compression ratio.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/90-18 front tire and a 140/90-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2x 274mm discs in the front and a Single 296mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a air/coil spring telescopic fork 160mm wheel travel. while the rear was equipped with a swing arm, twin air/coil spring shocks, 99mm wheel travel. The CB1000 Custom was fitted with a 16.7 Liters fuel tank.


1983[edit]

1983 Honda CB1000C
1983 Honda CB1000C
1983 Honda CB1000C in Candy Regal Brown


The CB1000C'83 1000 Custom was sold in 1983 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 comstar wheels. 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: TRAC™ anti-dive control system with integrated fork brace
  • Oil cooler: Large capacity
  • Wheelbase: 1613mm (63.5 in.)
  • Seat height: 790mm (31.1 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 16.7 liter (4.4 gal.)
  • Dry weight: 266 kg (584.3 lb)

Photos[edit]

Honda CB1000

Make Model Honda CB 1000 Custom
Year 1983
Engine Type Air cooled, transverse four cylinder, four stroke, DOHC,
Displacement 973
Bore X Stroke 67 x 69mm
Compression 9.0:1
Induction 4x 32mm Keihin CV
Ignition Transistorized, 2 magnetic triggers / electric
Max Power 89 hp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 60.7 lb.-ft @ 6500 rpm
Transmission / Drive 5 Speed / shaft
Front Suspension air/coil spring telescopic fork 160mm wheel travel.
Rear Suspension swing arm, twin air/coil spring shocks, 99mm wheel travel
Front Brakes 2x 274mm discs
Rear Brakes Single 296mm disc
Front Tire 110/90-18
Rear Tire 140/90-16
Seat Height 810 mm
Wet-weight 276 kg
Fuel Capacity 16.7 Liters
Consumption Average 47 mpg
Standing ¼ Mile 12.27 sec / 107.3 mph
Top Speed 122 mph

References[edit]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.