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  1. Adding Pods but keeping Side Panels?

    Technical Help Forum
    First posting on here - I'm working on a 1980 CX500 and have a questions about the air/exhaust. My plan was to remove the H-box and run straight pipes. I've heard that with straight pipes it's advised to increase airflow and re-jet. I have the jets and pods needed but I'm wondering if there's a...
  2. Can anyone provide a guide on fitting pods?

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hey all, I know it's probably a bad idea since it'll mess with the airflow and lean out the mixture but I have my heart set on fitting pods. The internet appears to have a huge amount of information on this subject and most of it is contradictory. What I'm after is someone to give me, plain and...
  3. Any easy way to put airbox on again?

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi guys. I just sold on of my CX's to my father. He want it to be standard. I already put on the standard carburator and cables- but the airbox is killing me... Any "easy" way to put it on? Regards Casper.
  4. Newbie Airbox question

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey all, new rider here just bought a 1980 CX500D and have a question about the air intake system. I've read tons of threads on here saying "don't remove the factory airbox, it'll decrease performance and you'll have to rejet the carbs, etc" which totally makes sense, but unfortunately the guy I...
  5. Murray's Carb Install Help

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum and working on my 1981 CX500 but now I want to get it back on the road. I ordered Murray's carb set last week and worked on the install today then I ran into a couple of issues. Today I got my airbox and old carbs taken off, and the new carbs installed but I seem...
  6. CX 650 Air Filter

    Technical Help Forum
    My filter had a family of mice in it. The only OEM filter I can find is on E-vil-bay for about $100 from Germany. I couldn't find any threads here about where to find these unique items. I think I can use an auto filter and replace the element in the metal housing. I boiled the old filter in...
  7. 1981 cx500c parts

    Selling and Buying Forum
    New to the forum so Im not exactly having a bunch of luck posting pictures....If anyone can help me with this issue I have a great set of pics, anyway I dont see any reason why I cant just type out what they are and if you want pictures let me know and I can send them your way...meanwhile I have...
  8. '78 CX500 - Air Box Boots

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Sorry if the terminology is incorrect, but, just bought my first motorcycle yesterday, a '78 Honda CX500 barn find... had a few 'minor' issues to get started... one of which is that the air box is missing those short rubber tubes that connect to the carbs. I think they call them boots. Looking...
  9. '78 CX500 missing airbox

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Well, search continues... was supposed to buy a CX500 last week, but guy sold it on me. :S Looking at another one, and from how it reads, I think it's the same one. Person who bought it realized she was too small to drive it. :D Anyways, says the gas line is disconnected, carbs/tank need...
  10. CX500 Air Box Removal?

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    hello, im new here and ive been searching around a little bit and cannot seem to find anything about removing the airbox itself. i am interested in installing pod filters and i just wanted to see if anybody would be able to help me with removing the airbox; what exactly is the easiest way of...
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