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carbs issue

  1. Technical Help Forum
    Hello, Sorry if this has been asked before, kind of hard to fine cleaning stuff not related to the inside of carbs. I am going around my cx and fixing and cleaning stuff, and I have come to the carbs, I have already cleaned the inside and re-jet them, but the outside has this tarnished look to...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    Good morning everyone. I am new to forums and an old guy so if I am in the wrong place to post this let me know. I bought My second cx500 after the last one was toasted by a u turning postal truck. I really liked that bike so I bought this one. It runs well at idle, and will accelerate with the...
  3. 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
  4. Selling and Buying Forum
    Hi there everyone, I have started work on my 1978 CX500 and found some really good parts from my local motorcycle wreckers. I purchased a set of very clean carbs of an 81 GL500 the only issue is they are mounted closer together than on the 1978 CX500. I have all the pieces to mount them farther...