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  1. Aftermarket light weight frame for CX500

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Is there an aftermarket frame for the CX500? Has anyone made one for racing or custom builds? The stock frame is very heavy and uses mild steel. A modern tubular fame would be a great platform for the CX500 drivetrain. Just asking?
  2. Wanted - GL500 Silverwing Frame

    Selling and Buying Forum
    I'm searching for a frame from a GL500. Needs to have a title that can be transferred.
  3. CX500C seat on a CX500 frame

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello CX- brothers and sisters Im getting an old beat up CX500 from 78 back on the road and need a new seat. The bikes back-end and side covers are misising so im going for RAT-bike look without the plastick rear light assemply. There are a lot of CX500C seats out there that would fit...
  4. I need a FRAME ** 1978 CX500

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hi, After investing $2000 on a bike that was supposed to be in mint condition.... i sadly recently discover that the neck of the frame was bent. Please help me by selling me a frame in good condition or other possibilities Thank you, Sebastian
  5. Swing arm bearing removal opinions

    Technical Help Forum
    Evening all, So just got my 500 frame back, looped, new seat loads of parts painted which means...... Time to reasemble .... But I'm wisely replacing the bearings first of course... just for the record this my first project. Anyway, Iv got my Haynes manual and understand how to remove the...
  6. Selling all my parts

    Selling and Buying Forum
    A while back, actually nearly a year ago, I bought a bunch of cx500 parts with the intent to build a bike from scratch... Well after setting the parts in my garage, they haven't moved. I tried to work up the motivation to get started on this project, but I just found that I don't have the time...
  7. Engine / Frame number identifying

    General Discussion
    Hi guys, New to this forum and new to the world of CX500. So hello! I have picked up a "barn find" CX500 and am in the middle of taking it to pieces, ready to sand, spray etc. Just wondered if you guys could help me identify it, as it needs new stanchions and I don't want to order the wrong...
  8. Feeler: Modified 79 Custom Frame -- Perfect for Brat/Cafe build.

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hey, I'm potentially selling a modified 79 CX500 Custom frame that has had a seat loop professionally welded on. It also includes a seat pan. There's been some light body work done to the frame, including the welds being ground down to smooth and I've removed the passenger peg brackets. I'm...
  9. New project

    Technical Help Forum
    I've just bought a frame and attachments to start a rebuild project. Unfortunately there isn't a registration document (V5) although I have the registration of the bike. Apparently it's a 1981/2 (X reg). The problem I have is that I can't find any frame or vehicle identification number. Does...
  10. Frame Rot

    Technical Help Forum
    1981 CX500C I've read some comments on water gathering around the rear of the frame and them rotting out. I've seen water fill up the gusseted area on mine. I haven't seen anyone posting about a fix for it though. Has anyone located a good area for a drain hole so at least the water flows in...
  11. 81 Honda CX500 Frame fabrication questions

    Custom How To
    Hey Guys. I am completely new to the world of motorcycle modification so I need help. Im living in London ad I need to know a good place where it is possible to make small frame modifications as I cant do them myself. Do you guys know any reliable shop and if so, will there be any difficulties...
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