Honda CX 500 Forum banner


  1. New member, new (to me) CX500. Throttle Sticking, Hesitation, Backfiring

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey Everyone, First post here. Just got the bike a little over a week ago. Been messing around with it. Took it out all day on saturday and part of sunday and noticed that it hesitates in 1st and 2nd gear in lower RPMs. I also noticed it backfiring yesterday when I took it for a spin, along...
  2. honda cx400c not firing right cylinder help

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello to everyone in the group.. i am currently rebuilding a cx400c ti ignition.... this bike seat for 7 years. previews owner stop riding because of a rattling sound... well i bought the bike and start stripping it.. i found broken tensioner and flywheel... i have done a triple by bass to...
  3. no idle, backfire, smoke, messed up throttle Its my first bike Please Help!

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey all, this is my first post but I just ran into a serious problem with my cx500c. First off let me say it is a 1982 Honda cx500c with about 15,000 miles on it. (or so it says). on one side of the engine block it has silicone running down the side. i'm sure someone before me has gotten into...
  4. RPM issues, when in gear

    Technical Help Forum
    I have an '81 Honda Cx500 custom. I am having some issues with her though. When I am in gear it won't go over the 3 on my rpm gauge. It hits about 2 1/2 and then kicks around and starts to buck like a bronco. I have some backfiring when it starts, when I have it in neutral it seems to be able to...