So since picking up my 83 CX650c the headlight has been working on and off. Sometimes turns right on sometimes not. Sometimes works in high but not low. Figured because of that it was probably an issue in the left handlebar controls since they control low and hi on the headlight. Sure enough...
Hello- it pains me to write this as it was such clumsy thing to do.
After charging my battery, I was putting it back on, I accidentally touched the positive line to the frame of the bike before grounding it. (Yeah, I know) The bike worked perfectly fine prior to this happening. Now, nothing...
Hey guys, I have a 79 cx500 that used to work just fine(except for some wiring connectivity issues to the gauges). One day I started it while it was leaned on the kickstand. It seemed perfectly normal. When I sat on it and kicked the kickstand up, the engine died. Now it will only crank but...
My 83 GL 650i is sidelined for a problem I'm having trouble tracking down.
When I hit the starter button, the engine turns over very slowly. It did this for a few days, and then stopped starting altogether. I was far from home at the time, but it bump started in second gear fairly...
I believe these batteries are discontinued. I ready liked the iver size and weight of the battery. And the EVO3 Seems like they are larger.
i will be updating the rectifier.
I live in a warm environment.
I will be using a battery tender when not riding.
I am updating all my lights to LED.
Looking for a small batter that can utilize the stock rectifier.
Building an electronics tray for solenoid,CDI, wiring.
Willing to make second box if needed for lead acid battery to stand straight up.
Plan on upgrading turn signals/brake lights/headlight.
I'm Gijs from Utrecht, the Netherlands and all though is forum isn't new to me, I'm new to this forum 🙂.
I'm sorry if this has been asked before, but I couldn't find anything similar.
I have a
1980 cx500 with CDI that was an unfinished cafe racer project from a previous...
Trying to find a good wiring supplier,
Prefer based in Australia (shipping, support etc) and also prefer to get the original colours etc.
Also..... reuse old connectors after a clean? modern connectors?
I recently got a 1979 CX500 delux and everything works wonderfully expect for a couple issues. I've never done maintenance or troubleshooting on a bike before so any help is appreciated.
1. Right side turn signals don't flash but stay illuminated. I bought a new relay and the problem persisted...
Ok, so dont judge me too hard, but the other day I got a bit bored so understandably I decided to take the headlight off of my bike and try to rewire a new led headlight to it. This was all good until I clipped some wires and realized I dont know how to wire anything and that ive never had to...
I just got a 79 CX500 Deluxe and have been going through cleaning things up and trying to make it all work right. Eventually will do a lot more, but want to make it all runnable first.
The headlight does not work at the moment. I am not 100% sure what voltages should be coming through.
My beautiful, been-in-a-basement-since-1979 Windjammer had a hole that needed to be filled. Specifically, the pre-cut blank in the lower left intended for an optional 12V receptacle. I found an accessory wire on the CX and spliced it into the 'jammer's red wire—easy. I was pleased to see the...
I have rebuilt a 79 honda barn find over the past year and took it on its maiden voyage yesterday where I began to encounter some problems. Firstly upon starting the engine seemed ok (a bit sluggish because it wasn't warmed up, fine).
Problem 1) I kicked it down into first gear...
As some of you may know I had an issue a while back with my cx500 intermittently dying whilst running at higher rpm, this was put down to a dodgy stator. First thing I did was replace the CDI with an Ignitech unit, which means there were a variety of stators at my disposal now... I...
Well guys, I'm on to the wiring phase of my build. And of all the various "phases", this one is the most intimidating. This past weekend I dusted the cobwebs off of the soldering iron and got all of the handlebar controls/switches wired into the M-button and neatly hidden in the headlight. I...
So I know a few things going into this problem, I'm looking for suggestions of how to proceed. Bike is a 78 CX500 standard.
1) I've checked for spark and the engine doesn't spark on the right cylinder until 2k rpm.
2) I performed the online stator test and everything passes besides the RH low...
It appears that my high speed stator pickup is not functioning properly. I have an Ignatech and replaced the stock stator with a direct replacement type. What are my options for solving this problem?
Are there aftermarket pickups? Can these be eliminated with any aftermarket parts?
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...
Ok so go easy on me :D
I've put together a first draft of a wiring diagram for a 1980 CDI CX500. I'm aware it's awful but it's all there hopefully. The wire colours aren't necessarily important as I'm sure these will all be changed with the new wiring I've bought but I wanted to know if this is...
Does anyone know if this will be ok for my 1980 CX500A?
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The CCA is 180 amps and the maximum charge voltage is 14.9 which should be fine with the stock voltage regulator.
Thanks in advance, this...