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  1. Engine Temperature at Highway Speeds

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello everyone, I took my first longer ride (120 Miles) on my CX this past weekend. I noticed that in cruising in 5th gear at 6-7,000 rpm my temperature needle was about 2 -3 needle widths above the normal middle sitting point on gauge. If I slowed down to around 5,000 RPM the engine would very...
  2. Help identifying some parts?

    Technical Help Forum
    Help identifying some parts? (resolved) Edit: Thank y'all for the responses, this is so helpful! I'm still trying to learn my way around motorcycles and it can just be hard to find information when I don't know what to google, I really can't thank you enough. Hey ya'll, I'm a noob and I have...
  3. Is the air dam spoiler needed, or can it be removed?

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hey, I'm building a modified 1980 cx500c and would like to remove anything that is not crucial to the function of the bike. I would like to remove the air dam spoiler to gain a cleaner look, but am concerned about how this will effect the performance. Is this part crucial? Thanks for any thoughts.
  4. WATER coming out of straight pipes, NOT coolant...waaahh?!!!

    Technical Help Forum
    I've been lurking on this here forum for a while now, and it has allowed me to successfully accomplish many mechanical undertakings by my lonesome. I own a 78 cx500, and I just recently completely a triple bypass. SOOO here's the issue After getting engine back in frame and putting the bike...
  5. Operating Temperature? What is Normal

    Technical Help Forum
    Being new to the CX500 just curious what is the "NORMAL" operating temperature ? This is where mine runs. Cheers Mike
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