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  1. What's a fair price for a 1981 CX500C?

    General Discussion
    Hello all, This is my first bike purchase, I found a 1981 CX500 custom in my area. The bike runs and I've test driven it. It has 7500 miles, and two of its turn signals are broken from when the owner leaned it into a wall. The previous owner replaced the batter last fall is asking for $1700...
  2. Buying an '82 Silver Gl500

    General Discussion
    My buddy is selling is 82 Silverwing. Runs great. Rides good. He is a mechanic and keeps up on the oil changes, tune ups etc. The bike seems to be in alright condition cosmetically. I am wondering what common issues potentially could arise, what bolt on performance parts are available, what the...
  3. Vetter Fairing on an '83 GL650?

    Custom How To
    Hello, everyone! I purchased an '83 GL650 Interstate about two months ago, and while I love the bike, I'm just not loving that big, buzzy fairing, especially with how the windshield can cause serious visibility problems in humidity or rain. I have a Vetter Windstar fairing that I previously...
  4. New wiring custom

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi, I intend to redo the wiring on my cafe/brat project and I need someone to confirm the information I gathered I can add lights, gauges, sensors, no problem. I want to focus on the bare minimum circuit to get the bike to run. I plan to use a Ballistic Evo2 8 cells, a SHINDENGEN MOSFET...
  5. Cx500 custom tank for sale

    Selling and Buying Forum
    I have a cx500 custom tank that is in pretty good condition. original paint is still on there and there are no big dents. i see a small one, but only can be noticed from an angle. I don't have the keys for the tank. Asking $120 for it. Buyer pays for shipping. PM for pictures.
  6. Custom rear fender that works

    Where Can I Find...
    First time post! I recently cut the second seat off my GL500 to make it a single seater. I have looked all over ebay to try and find something that works for the butt. I wanted to get a custom fender but not sure where to go, and whatever I find is over my budget. Any links or ideas on how to...
  7. Meet Harper

    Build Threads
    First post. Second bike. Okay so I sold my first project called Silvia the other day. She is a CB400N from 1981. Took 7 months, spent quite a lot of money but learned a great deal. I didn't plan on starting on a new project right away but I couldn't help myself when I saw this CX500C - 1981...
  8. CX 500 turbo swap

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    So late 2016 i picked up a cx500 custom for cheeaaap, and I got it running alright. A week later, i discovered that honda made a turbo model, searched and searched on craigslist and i found a cx500 turbo for $200 and it had 1,800 original miles :D:D lol the wheels were rotted out and the frame...
  9. New Zealand 1978 CX500 - Cafe/brat build

    Build Threads
    Hi all, Great forum, its been a huge help. I'm about a year through my build now and currently modifying the frame. The end is near and I'm hopeful to have it ride-able in the next few months. My intention is to document the full build on my blog, so check back soon as I'm updating it regularly...
  10. Started to strip the CX down a bit and size things up.

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Tremendously lighter with that exhaust off. I've got some LEDs and a chunkier tire for the back. Just a speedo and temp gauge up top, under a small fairing. Small fenders, most of the electrical hidden.
  11. Looking for a custom model tank. Trade/buy

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hey guys, I'm on the hunt for the smaller custom model tank. I have the 78' standard tank that I'd like to trade but may be interested in buying one if the price is right. Let me know what you've got. Thanks
  12. Custom tank on standard/euro frame

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi all, I have a standard CX500 and have bought a Custom tank. has anyone got any photos of them adapting the frame to fit this? Ive sent it off to a welder and would like to send him some photos to help, mostly with placement and ideas. Thanks in advance.
  13. 1982 GL500I Custom Cafe Racer

    General Discussion
    Moved the progress of my most recent bike to a new thread. It was here as I started to revive a 79 CX500D I had run low on oil The beginning of this project can be found in this post So I bought this GL500I to...
  14. In need of some assistance/grievance/cash/sorrow/condolences..

    Selling and Buying Forum
    In need of some assistance/cash/help!! I need help. Trying to get to Northern California for the summer and need to sell some of my things, a new bike, cage, or similar!! my lack of time is your gain! but hopefully we can both gain! because help! I'm currently located in Portland, OR. Leaving...
  15. Looking for CX500 Custom Tank

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hey all, First post so be kind! I'm looking for a Honda CX500 Custom tank, in any condition (The dirtier/cheaper the better) as I'm getting everything re-painted. I'm based in Manchester, UK but will pay international postage. Thanks for your time!
  16. GL500 with a CX Custom tank?

    General Discussion
    Can you take a CX Custom tank and mount it on the GL500? I really like that peanut tank on the CX. Looking for different tank designs for my GL project. Post pictures if you seen something. What would be needed to mount a new tank on the GL
  17. CX650 Custom Slacker Video

    General Discussion
    Hey guys, thought I might just leave this here. I am about half done with her but she needed to get out in the desert.
  18. GL500 customization and mild restoration (questions)

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hey guys and gals Brand new here, and not very skilled with forums in general but I have a few questions about customization to my bike as well as repairs First thing I guess I should say is that this is my first bike ever. The main thing with the bike is that it won't rev over 6k It runs like...
  19. 1982 Cx500 Cafe Racer

    Selling and Buying Forum
    1982 Honda Cx500 cafe racer/brat with clean title Built last winter with about 1,600 miles on the bike after being put together with 13,000 miles total on the engine What was done to the bike: Powder coated frame and wheels Painted tank which was relined and fenders Custom performance carbs...
  20. Dual to Mono Exhaust Conversion

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I want to change the exhaust on my '82 CX500C from dual exhaust to mono, (single tail pipe), solely for looks. I plan on removing the Hbox and fabricating my own header and muffler. I'm not looking to buy anything as I'm poor and cheap. I also plan on switching to a single pod,(if I can design a...