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  1. 1978 CX500D project for sale

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Selling my 1978 CX500D Project to fund my BMW project. Clear title. Pick up in Indianapolis only (unless you want to pay me an extra 500 to deliver it within reasonable distance) 5-8 hours *Engine rebuild by BBCR engineering last month: -Full rebuild with a triple bypass performed. New Rick’s...
  2. Custom CX500 Build

    Build Threads
    Hi All, I thought I would share my completed build here. This was my first ever build and I couldn't have done it without the help from all the members in this forum. I would like to give a shout-out to a particularly helpful member @murrayf (You will also notice his carbs on the bike). Ive...
  3. 82 CX500 brat cafe build

    Build Threads
    Hello All, Last year I purchased a 82 CX500 after selling my CBR to pay some bills. with the remainder of the cash I purchased the CX and have since commenced customizing it. I will warn that I have no experience with most of this but I am creative and have a decent electrical background. My...
  4. Looking for a longer 12mm flange bolt than stock

    Where Can I Find...
    Hey there! I have a custom CX500 that was recently completed. I put a few hundred miles on it so far, and noticed recently that the nut on the 12mm flange bolt below the engine (picture below) had rattled off. I suspect this is because we put a custom exhaust on the bike, which is mounted on...
  5. voltage regulator rectifier relocation?

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Here's what we are working with lads, sorry for the bad pics but I believe this little guy that's positioned next to where the battery used to be is called the voltage regulator rectifier. Where the h*** can I move this stupid thing to????? I'll be moving the battery to a spot kinda under/behind...
  6. Arthur's Build

    Build Threads
    Hi all, My name is Arthur. I've been a forum troll for about two years now and finally decided to post my project's progress in hopes that people might enjoy it as much as I've enjoyed looking at everyone else's. I'm not very experienced with posting on forums and I won't have enough time to...
  7. The passion for my CX500

    Build Threads
    Hello to all the forum users. Today I decided to share my story about my bike and where's a better place that the whole CX500 community. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do. :) Let me start a bit about myself: My real name is Rich Lasman and I am a 23 year old guy from this small country...
  8. Canadian CX500 Cafe Racer Conversion

    Build Threads
    Hello everyone, As with many members on here, I figure I should document my (slow) cafe racer build and maybe get your guys opinion along the way on a few things. I love getting inspiration from others builds and a lot of the things that I do to my bike come from other great members out there...
  9. First Custom cx500, Handle bar Help!

    Custom How To
    Hey guys, I'm new to making Bobbers, and I really want to "Bob out" my cx500 so was wondering how tall I could have the bars without changing the wires, and if I'm going to need to change them how should I go about doing that. Such as soldering wires or buying new wires, break lines and cables...
  10. Making some changes

    Build Threads
    Hey making some new changes this winter for my 79' CX500 Custom. Right now as it sits the tank and one of the side plastics are primed grey. I plan on getting them painted Matte black at my college. I want some ideas for some parts I want to run, if you know of sources to order parts from that...
  11. Cx500

    General Discussion
    Hi I'm Pedro from Portugal and I'm new around here. I'm considering getting an early 79 CX 500, with almost 60.000 kms, or maybe an early 78 model with more or less 35.000 kms, for a transformation project. Both look in good shape. The beautiful engine and frame and its claimed reliability are...
  12. inverted fork swap

    Custom How To
    here's some pics after I installed some hyosung gt650r forks on her. waiting on a banjo bolt to test drive . http://i1355.photobucket.com/albums/q710/millertime87/cx500%20front%20end%20conversion/20130711_173532_zps9f69bd68.jpg
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