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  1. Technical Help Forum
    About a year ago I did a carb teardown, clean, and rebuild per Larry's guide. At the time the o-rings on the fuel cross tube had dry rotted and was leaking fuel. I was able to solve that problem but developed a new one. The left carb now has a steady drip from the overflow drain hose. I swapped...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    Hi everyone I own a 1981 honda cx500 deluxe and im trying to clean my carbs. i have bought the carb book and the cleaner and all but once i remove the carbs out of the bike i saw that there was two nipples where gas was flowing out when i tilt the carbs one in each side, i dont remember...
  3. Technical Help Forum
    Well, back working on my bike again after a year long 'break'. :) Carbs were rebuilt using that Larry's Carb Guide book... cleaned, sonic cleaned, re-jetted for no air box, etc... Problem I'm having is that well, firstly I bought a 'basic' rebuild kit off eBay. Didn't come with the rubber carb...
  4. Technical Help Forum
    Hey everyone, New user and new to motorcycles. I've been working on my 1980 CX500c for a while trying to get it running. I saw it ride 2 years ago when I bought it but It hasn't worked since. As I've gathered from most troubleshooting forums, the carbs are the issue. So I got myself a Carb...
  5. Technical Help Forum
    Hey guys. This summer I bought what I thought was a cx500 custom. As it was my first bike ever I didn't really consider it a possiblity, but having a closer look it seems like it is a bike put together. As I want to restore what I can on it I need som help identifying it. I have had a close...
  6. General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I rebuilt the carbs on my 79 and when I turn the gas on, within seconds it's coming out the overflow. I tried tapping on the bowls with a rubber mallet, no luck. I put the original floats back in and same results. Any help diagnosing this issue would be wonderful. thanks
  7. West / West Coast CX500 Owners
    I got a slightly broken bike a couple months ago and am trying to fix it up. I'm pretty much a beginner with bikes in general and I'm trying to decide if I should take it into the shop or keep working on it myself. I've need working on putting the carb back together and am getting a bit...
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