March 2015 Bike of the Month
Bike of the Month Tom Miller and his 1979 Honda CB750K Turbo

Make: Honda
Model: CB750K Turbo
Year: 1979
Country of Origin: Japan
Engine: 750cc Four
Transmission: 5 speed
Owner: Tom Miller
City: Chino

Bike of the Month Before

1979 Honda CB750K Turbo

Congratulations to Tom Miller of Chino for winning Bike of the Month with his 1979 Honda CB750K Turbo. Tom won a $15.00 gift certificate for Mr. Pete's Grill.

Tom is the President of TCI Products in Orange. TCI Products is a manufacturer of Dual Sport motorcycle accessories. You can find them online at:

Tom has owned the CB750 for two years. He bought it as a basket case the motor was siezed and the bike was in rough shape. The 14 month restoration and customization was done completely by Tom in his garage.

The engine is fitted with a customized Garrett T-25 Turbo. The draw through system includes both a custom intake manifold and header and is fed by a single Mikuni HSR 42 carburetor.

The suspension is set up with Performance Machine rear shocks and front springs.

CB400 wheels, customized gauge cluster, light and sectioned front fender show off Tom's own paint job. He admitted that although he fabricated the seat pan he did outsource the seat upolstery. I'm impressed by all his work.

Thanks Tom for bringing it to our meet. See all the photos in our March Gallery.

The Bike of the Month contest is held monthly at the Vintage Bike OC meet. Qualifying motorcycles must be 30 years old or older. Former Bike of the Month winning bikes are not eligible to win again. Anyone attending the meet is eligible to enter a qualifying bike in the contest and vote for their favorite bike. The winning bike is chosen by a popular vote and is featured on the Home page for one month and in this feature article. The Bike of the Month articles are permanent content on the site.

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1979 Honda CB750K Turbo
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