The engine is apart and clean we need to measure the cylinders, valves and valve guides. Proper measurements of these internal engine parts will determine the direction of the rebuild. This requires a handful of precision measurement tools to do the job properly.
The tools below are available from Common Motor, but need to be ordered via email or phone.
0-1" Micrometer for Honda valves:
Small Hole gauge set for Honda valve guides:
2-3" Micrometer for Honda cylinders:
Telescoping "snap" gauge set for Honda cylinders:
Dial bore gauge for Honda cylinders
Honda CB450 Piston Rings for stock pistons: http://www.common-motor.com/honda-cb450-cb500t-standard-piston-rings
Honda CB450 Valve guides: http://www.common-motor.com/honda-cb450-cb500t-valve-guide