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  1. Selling and Buying Forum
    Thinking of selling my '81 CX500 'Cafe Project' bike. I bought it a little over 2 years ago with the intent of doing a custom/cafe build on it. However, house projects and covid 2020 put a huge dent in my plans and I feel I may never get around to starting the project, let along finishing it...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    When the fuel valve is in the ‘on’ position the fuel flows as it should. When the valve is turned to ‘off’ or ‘reserve’ the valve leaks around the selector lever [off, on, reserve] where it enters the body of the valve. I run the machine without difficulty but it would be nice to have the...
  3. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Here's a pic of my GL500 adventure build. 1981, paid $200 for the bike that sat in a fellow's front yard for two years. Had 6,250 miles on the clock when I got it, now 50,020. Additional upgrades from this pic is a 2 into 1 with Yoshi muffler and more LED's
  4. Selling and Buying Forum
    Set of '81 CX500 carburetors, filters, intake boots. Had been rebuilt by LRCXed Larry a couple years ago, hence the high polish. Clean inside/out. Includes K&N filters, intake boots, and custom laminar flow elements (goes inside filter). Also includes carb rebuild book written by Larry. Take...
  5. Technical Help Forum
    Hello all, I have recently bought a 81 cx500 deluxe and have a few general questions: What type/ weight oil should I use? How much oil will it take? The master cylinder for the front brake is leaking, has any one had this problem? I will prob just end up re-building it, but I thought maybe...
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