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  1. What should I replace on my engine?

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    Hi all, I'm currently in the middle of a CX500 project and the engine is out. I have limited engine knowledge but what I've got planned is: rebuild the clutch (gears weren't engaging) Reset cam chain tensioner Check valve clearances Check water pump housing as there was crystalized coolant in...
  2. Oil Leak this Winter

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    After putting my bike ('82 CX500C) away for the winter, I came back this spring to find that it had leaked all of the oil (I was away all summer, so I am just getting around to fixing the problem now). I'm wondering which seal this would be, and where I could find this to reorder and replace...
  3. New Bike in fair shape, Trip across Canada, what should I check over?

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    Hey everyone, I recently bought a 1980 CX500 custom in fair shape. Aside from the head cover leaking a little nothing seemed wrong with the bike, it runs fine. I am planning on taking it across Canada and back through the states this summer in July-August I think it'll be 10,000km or more...
  4. New Bike in Rough Shape, Trip across Canada, what should I check over?

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    Hey everyone, I recently bought a 1980 CX500 custom in fair shape. Aside from the head cover leaking a little nothing seemed wrong with the bike, it runs fine. I am planning on taking it across Canada and back through the states this summer in July-August I think it'll be 10,000km or more...
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