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  1. Technical Help Forum
    Hi there guys! I have put together almost everything on my bike only to have it running poorly :( the right side is fine but the left side has a lazy idle and backfires/pops when the throttle is applied. SO another disassembly has happened, woo! My own fault for not checking everything over...
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    I just bought my first Honda CX500c a couple weeks ago. It has about 32,000 miles but in great condition. The previous owner told me I would need to check the valve tappet clearance soon. So when I finished adjusting the valve clearance, I decided to adjust the cam chain. The original owners...
  3. Technical Help Forum
    So I was adjusting the valves today, figured they probably happened been done in about 10 years and while I was at it stupidly decided to adjust the cam chain tensioner. I did it by the book and it should have been fine but no. Instead of tightening it the tensioner has let it go really loose...
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