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  1. gl500i 1982 fuel valve rebuild

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    When the fuel valve is in the ‘on’ position the fuel flows as it should. When the valve is turned to ‘off’ or ‘reserve’ the valve leaks around the selector lever [off, on, reserve] where it enters the body of the valve. I run the machine without difficulty but it would be nice to have the...
  2. Fuel Delivery Issue

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    So I recently picked up a 1982 cx500 custom. The petcock had a leak in it, so I purchased a replacement kit from bike bandit. It seems now that I can not get fuel to pass through the petcock at all. We had some residual gas in the lines after the petcock and was able to start, but after it ran...
  3. Can't sustain RPMs above 3000?

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    [solved] Can't sustain RPMs above 3000? Hey CX500 fam, My 82 CX500C seems to not be getting enough gas to sustain RPMs above about 3000. I had taken the carbs off to fix an air leak issue (the metal part between the carb boot and the cylinder head was cracked, I got the bike that way), and now...
  4. I got it started twice but...

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    Greetings! Newbie here, both to this forum and Honda street bikes. Grew up with Honda; QA-50, Z-50, CT70, SL70, you get it. So my friend purchased this bike, a 1983 GL650i (Burgundy) from a gentleman in Canada for what the thought to be a fair/bargain price-it did not run. No problem-"my friend...
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