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  1. Placement for a unidentified wier from regulator/rectifier to M-unit Blue

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello! I'm using a m-unit blue to run my Cx500 C 1982. From my regulator/rectifier i have 3 yellow 2 green and 2 red wires, but then I also have a black wier. What is the black wier purpose? How do i introduce the black wier into the M-unit system? On the original diagam you can see the...
  2. Experiencing rubbing/vibrating after replacing stator

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey Fellas, So I got my raesan all up and going with my murray carbs and have been putting the miles on the bike for the past 3 days. I've noticed a lot vibration though around 2-3k rpms whether or no the driveline is engaged or not. I did install the g8 stator in place of the g47, not sure if...
  3. 1981 Honda CX500C for Sale! - $1500

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Super clean 1981 Honda CX500 C! It's a CLASSIC! Rare Only 3k miles! New tires Runs good, but needs a good tune and some love. Also needs a battery. Great city/commuter bike or anyone looking to do a cafe racer conversion! Just no time to ride anymore so looking for a good home. $1,500 OBO...
  4. a few questions from a novice getting back into riding

    General Discussion
    Hi everyone! Hopefully I'll be buying a '81 CX500 Custom and will find myself a member of the community here. I used to ride dirt bikes when I was younger (20yrs) and am looking at getting my first road bike. There's a CX500 Custom that I looked at tonight that I really like but the front brake...
  5. Battery Not Charging on 1979 CX500 Custom

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey Guys, I am the newish owner of a 1979 cx500 custom with 22k miles. Everything is working but the charging system. I've redone the carbs using Larry's carb book, replaced coils, spark plugs, and new gel cell battery. It's running great besides the battery not charging. At first, I thought it...
  6. 1980 Honda cx500 custom Overheating After 5-10 Miles

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey again forum. Nearly done with a rebuild on a 1980 cx500 custom (picture and video for kicks below!); but just trying to sort out one last mechanical issue. Bike overheats after 5-10 miles of constant riding (assuming wind/temperature are doing basic cooling during the starts). Have...
  7. Starting CX500c 1979 engine Rebuild - Help Please

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi everyone. I have just joined as I am now starting torebuild my 1979 cx500 custom USA 32,000 on clock. I bought the bike a couple ofyears ago, she was running - just….. butlow on compression, leaking petrol and blowing fuses from what I recall.Ah....a project thought I !!!!!! I stripped the...
  8. Hello from Leeds yorkshire

    United Kingdom - CX500
    Hi everyone. I have just joined as I am now starting to rebuild my 1979 cx500 custom USA and need help in working out what new parts I will definitely need for the engine while it is in bits. Will do a bit of browsing on the forums they look a good place to start. If anyone lives near me and...
  9. 81 Honda CX500 Custom - Need gone ASAP $650 Timmins, ON Canada

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Bike runs good, probably needs a new battery its been sitting just over a year. As is where is. I can help you load it or try to help in anyway I can, that doesn't cost me or inconvenience me too much, but I do not have a truck or trailer. I am selling the bike to pay for parts to fix my car...
  10. cx 500 c parts. converting to cafe

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hey guys I am converting my 79 cx500 into a cafe racer. I have a bunch of parts to get rid of. All of them are in nearly perfect condition. I will just list the parts and if you want something let me know. If you want to buy it as a package that would be great. Make reasonable offers based on...
  11. 1982 CX500 Custom - Tanks?

    Where Can I Find...
    I have a 1982 CX500 Custom. I bought this bike to build into a little Cafe Racer but I'm new to modifying bikes. My first line of work for the bike is the tank. I want to get a tank closer to the CX500 Deluxe tank (a bit more boxier), but I was wondering what other tanks are out there that...
  12. lowering 81 cx500 custom.

    Custom How To
    Hi all, I'm a new member and have a 2 questions about lowering my 81 cx500 custom. 1. What is the easiest / cheapest way to lower the rear end a couple inches? 2. Would I need to lower the front as well for engine performance / stability? I am considering going bobber with it.
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