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  1. Where to find Fork Assy or Fork Tubes/Slider for 1982 CX500

    Where Can I Find...
    In need of Fork Assy or Fork Tubes/Slider for my 1982 CX500. Any thoughts or ideas on where to find these parts would be awesome. Thanks!
  2. all balls racing cbr600rr conversion

    Custom How To
    Hi everyone, I am doing a full front end cbr600rr conversion on my cx500 I ordered the correct parts from all balls 99-3511-5 for the top and 99-3511-5 for the bottom The bottom kit comes with two additional washers: a thicker one of smaller radius and a thinner one of larger radius I've read...
  3. Can I eliminate the air hose on GL500 forks?

    Technical Help Forum
    So I'm looking at swapping the front end of my CX500 with a GL500 Interstate for the dual rotor / caliper look. The only thing I'm not crazy about (aesthetically) is the air hose and fillers on the top of the fork tubes. I was wondering what I'd be losing (other than adjustability) by...
  4. 1982 GL500I Front Axle Alignment HELP!

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    All, Looking for some help while I'm working on my wife's bike. It's a 1982 GL500I with dual front brakes. I recently replaced the fork seals (pretty straightforward job) and now I'm trying to mount the front axle back up and it seems like the lower fork legs are too spread apart. Almost like...
  5. Can anyone please help me to find a mudguard for my CX500 custom bike?

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    Hello everyone I have a question about my bike and was hoping that someone might be able to help me out with it. I have a cx500 which has an avon MKII front tyre on it. I don't know about the MOT requirements for a mudguard though so it might not be needed at all. But because of the overly...
  6. 2007 1000rr front end conversion

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I am doing a 2007 1000rr front end conversion and haven't found much on it. So far everything I have removed off the bike is going great. I'm going to try and post some good pictures for others looking to do the same. What have others done? 1. Has anyone came up with a way to use the 1000rr...
  7. FS: CX500 33mm forks and triple tree, 19" double disc comstar*

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Must sell immediately, will be scrapped in 3 weeks if not sold. Front end was purchased in a box that came with bike. I didn't check for compatibility and it was never used or rebuilt. $45 + actual shipping. 19" front comstar in good shape. It is a double disc wheel but I only have ONE rotor...
  8. 81 CX500 Deluxe Fork Seal replacement HELP!!!

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    Hi everyone, New Member....I'm at the end of a long build and I need to replace my fork seals but every service manual has a different fork than is on the 81 cx500D and I can not for the life of me figure out how to take them apart, if someone can direct me to a service guide or has any info on...
  9. Fork Rebuild - Third spring in one fork?!?!

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    Hi All, I’m after a little help with the fork rebuild I’m doing on my ’78 CX, I’ve pulled apart the two forks and I seem to have an extra spring in one of the forks. The FSM makes no reference to it and I’ve searched through the forums to try and see if anyone else has experienced this but no...
  10. About to attempt fork seals 1982 CX500 Custom. Any helpful hints/tips I should know?

    Technical Help Forum
    I'm running up to the dealer, as soon as I finish typing this, to pick up new fork seals for my 1982 CX500 Custom. I have never replaced for seals, I haven't even ever removed forks before. But, I am very mechanically inclined, I have an entire day off from work, it's warm out and I found some...
  11. 82 GL500 forks

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    How hard is it to rebuild forks on a gl/cx500 at home? Mine don't seem to be damaged just extremely spongy. Need a rebuild but I'd like to get around the $300 price. Anybody done this? Anybody have a "how to" guide? Let me know. If not I'm just gonna have to ride spongy till I can afford the...
  12. Removing Fork Bottom Bolts

    Technical Help Forum
    Both the bottom bolts on my starboard front fork - the ones that hold the axle in place at the bottom of the fork - were stripped and I had to cut them to get the front axle/wheel off. I've purchased replacements, but can't get the originals out of the fork! Does anyone have any gems of...
  13. frok drain screw

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    hey im having trouble retightening the screw at the bottom of my forks. I just changed my fork oil and fork oil seals. when reassembling everything the right drain bolt tightened up easily but the left one screws in gets tension and then continues to spin. I disassembled everything to see if the...
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