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1981 Honda C70

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1981 Honda C70 Passport


1981 Honda C70 Passport

  • Like the 1980 model with only a few exceptions
  • The VIN had the 17 digits which indicated the country (first character), manufacturer (second character), year (10th character), and factory (11th character)
  • Example: JH2DA0107BS100001
    • J=Japan
    • H=Honda
    • B=1981
    • S=Suzuka factory
  • Colors:
    • Parakeet Yellow
    • Angel Blue
    • Monza Red
  • Long seat: black and white
  • Leg guard/cowling: white
  • Cowling now had another cutout next to the cylinder head
  • Accessory: basket and rack were mounted above the front fender and a short luggage rack was mounted behind the seat
  • "PASSPORT" logo appeared on the fuel tank
  • It had a six-volt system like the previous models
  • Ignition: breaker points
  • Starter: electric start
  • Engine: 72cc OHC single cylinder
  • Transmission: 3-speed with an automatic clutch
  • Serial number began JH2DA0106BS100003