Baby F6B

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Baby F6B

Post by trike lady » Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:51 pm

I noticed that the Honda Pacific Coast PC800 and the F6B almost look alike, except for physical size.

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Re: Baby F6B

Post by Mag » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:24 pm

Sometimes the word "No" means "Not Now".....Pac Coast was way before its time in a superbike world at the time they created it. So, we will see what the FB6 plays.....

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Re: Baby F6B

Post by WingAdmin » Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:24 pm

Having had my hands DEEP inside the guts of both of those bikes (OK, a regular GL1800, not an F6B, but they're almost exactly the same mechanically), I can tell you that the two share virtually nothing in common, mechanically or design-wise.

Looking at the Pacific Coast, it looks like they designed a seamless body the way they wanted it to look, then fit a motorcycle underneath it. The 1800 was definitely built from the inside out - the outer parts are fit around the various frame, engine and system members.

The 1800 is FAR easier to take bodywork off of than is the Pacific Coast!

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