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    Turbo badge 1st rider

    Anyone seen this before? Bought it a while ago. It's a badge given by Honda to the first buyers of a 500T. Story goes buyers could collect there new turbo at the harbor from the ship and get this badge. Hope it's gold
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    83 CX650T 2x

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    Never saw one before. Nice
    Current Bikes: cx500t1, cx500t2, cx500t3=UK version, cx650t 1979 CBX zx750E1 (750 turbo#1), zx750E2(750turbo#2 -parts bike but planning to completely rebuild), zx750E1(750turbo#3 -high performance build, shooting for 150HP), 1973 H1-500, 1974 H1-500, 1974 H2-750, 2014 BMW K1600GTL-Exclusive, 1984 Honda Interceptor 1000:blob10:


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    Interesting, I wonder what Snopes would say? Gunna check....Nothing.
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    Never seen or heard of this before. Wonder how many countries may have participated in this? Be awesome if a retired Honda official could weigh in and fill in the blanks on many of our undocumented questions. I always found the lack of information from Honda on these bikes disappointing. I think you have quite a rare collectable on your hands!
    ...Restoring my 12k CX500 turbo after 21 years of storage....

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