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  1. Cut out over 5k rpm

    Technical Help Forum
    So I'm 18 years old abd heading off to college this fall. I got my motorcycle liscense and picked up 1982 gl500 back in December of 2019 and bought it to have a bike in college as i have been riding dirt bike since i was a little kid and wanted a street bike. I completely rebuilt the motor. Only...
  2. Accelarator pump kit

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    Hi, i bought an accelarator pump kit on ebay for my GL 500 1982. that fact is that after a couple of minutes after i installed and tried to pump up some gasoline the new diaphragma was shattered (it was OEM top quality replacement)... can anyone tell me how was that possible?? what do i did...
  3. worldwide trip

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    I just finished my south america journey on a suzuki gs500f. I got a gl500 1982 at home and now im thinkin on a worldwide journey back again until Brazil then europe, asia and hope i can do australia. Im really thinking about preparing the 1982 gl500 with i dont know hoy many miles in the motor...
  4. Newbie 82 HOnda GL500 Owner

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    Hey guys. Just got an 82 gl500 2 weeks ago. I have never rebuilt anything and Am looking forward to the challenge. Ended up getting a running gl500 for $400(maybe overpaid maybe not. Oh well) Here are the issues I have seen so far and the potential solution to this problem. (I have little...
  5. 1982 Honda GL500 Clutch Kit Part Number?

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    Does anyone know what the part number is for a replacement clutch kit at Autozone? I found what I was looking for online at Walmart (Walmart Mobile) but I wanted to go ahead and preorder it so I can just pay for it when it gets in and not have to wait over the weekend. Also I glimpsed over a...
  6. Honda CX500 1982 - Brake Line question

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    Hey everyone, first post for me! I have a 1982 Honda CX500 and I am putting new handlebars that require me to replace the current front brake hose/cables with longer ones. I am just wondering what specifics I need to know before ordering a new set. I assume any brake line kit will work as...
  7. My latest find. Maybe a reintroduction?

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    Hello again all, Last fall I purchased my old 1982 GL500 for $400 and it started but didn't run due to dirty carbs and rust in the gas tank. I went to harbor freight and purchased rust remover and poured that in followed by WD-40 and then gas. Put an inline fuel filter in and it runs like a...