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  1. Headlight wiring issue

    Technical Help Forum
    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...
  2. Headlight issues

    Technical Help Forum
    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. I have...
  3. No Spark on 79 Honda CX500 Custom

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    Hey guys, So I'm pretty new to motorcycle mechanics and am looking for some help. I recently had a friend of mine change the headlight on my bike. It ran great before he changed it and after he fussed around behind the headlight, the bike has no spark. When I turn the ignition all of the...
  4. Installing a Harley Davidson Daymaker on a Cx

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I was wondering if anyone has ever installed a daymaker or a knock off daymaker on their cx? I bought a 7inch daymaker knock off that works when plugged up. However, it does not appear to be able to be mounted on the bike as they are designed for harleys. I really like the light as it is 10...
  5. black headlight bracket motorcycle cafe bobber streetfighter - 32mm through 58mm

    Speed Moto Co
    Quality cnc machined headlight brackets these high quality headlight brackets are made from machined t6061 aluminum and have turn signal mounting points. Specifications t6061 cnc machined aluminium fork mount diameter: stainless steel fixings color black anodized package includes: 2 x...
  6. Wring Problems - Headlights, Turn Signals, Sparkplugs

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    Wiring Problems - Headlights, Turn Signals, Sparkplugs My '82 CX500C isn't starting. I've posted earlier about the lack of spark and I was referred to a page on it, but I couldn't find the solution. It's not a problem with the main fuse and I'm not sure how to check the starter and ignition...
  7. Gauge help!

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    Right now I've got a 78 cx500 with the stock gauges and everything up by the handle bars Is all stock. Frankly I hate the way it looks, I have a 1940's police spotlight that I'd like to fab into a new headlight and I'd like to get a single gauge that looks something similar to this 2.5" Black...
  8. Headlight side light issues

    Technical Help Forum
    Recently had the main fuse blow so I changed it. But with my luck I left it parked outside and looks like somebody tried to steal it because the starter/kill switch was ripped off the handlebars. Kill switch still works but not the start button, have to touch wires to start it. Problem now is...
  9. Vetter Vindicator to headlight transition

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey all, I'm in the process of getting ready to take the Vetter Vindicator fairing off of my 1980 CX500D, but am looking to obviously install a new headlight/bucket/brackets. Are there any recommendations out there for a replacement, and, are there any issues that I should be aware of when...
  10. 1982 GL500 Turn Signals And Headlight DON'T WORK! Please help!

    Technical Help Forum
    I just bought a 1982 GL500, everything worked perfectly... I removed the toolbox and the left rear turn signal came loose. I rewired the turn signal and now none of the turn signals work and the headlight does not turn on. The brake/tail light still work. I replaced all fuses, checked for loose...
  11. Headlight/headlamp lens/bucket

    General Discussion
    I have been having problems with finding a lens for my cx500. The one that it had in it was too small or the retainer was the wrong part perhaps... Anyways. Can anybody tell me what the part stamp is on the headlight bucket. Are the buckets the same for the cx500 as they were for the gold...
  12. HID Headlights Died On My GL500

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I installed this HID headlamp system on my Silverwing back in 2010 and have been very happy with it until this weekend, when it stopped working. I was troubleshooting a dead battery and jump started my bike off another 12 car battery (loose on the floor). That battery is kaput; tested it on...
  13. 1981 GL500 Headlight Dim on fairing

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello All - great group - taking a chance on this: 1981 GL500 - Made it through the Canadian winter seemingly OK - Except: My front headlight, on the Shadown Royale Fairing - has gone dim - this happened at the end of last season. I had a spare headlight, which I recently connected to the same...
  14. Taking off starter clamshell

    Technical Help Forum
    My headlight and starter button are going in and out. Kind of have to fiddle with the starter button to get it to respond. Pretty sure I need to thoroughly clean the contacts inside. I've opened it up before and blasted it with contact cleaner, but never disassembled and fully cleaned/greased...
  15. Grilled Headlight! 69.00 shipped for all cx500 Members!

    Speed Moto Co
    Grilled Headlight! 69.00 shipped for all CX500 members! Members! PM us for more info. Link to website... CAFE RACERS, PROJECT BIKES, HARLEY DAVIDSON, STREETFIGHTERS, TRIKES, CHOPPERS headlight halogen h4 headlight steel black 7 inch headlight 7 INCH OVERALL OD MATTE BLACK PRISON BAR GRILL...
  16. Bottom mount headlight... Help :-/

    Custom How To
    Hi Guys. I bought this headlight- before thinking about how to mount it... Doooooh! I found some bracket for bottom mount on ebay and bikersmart. But none of them look like they will fit a CX500. You guys have any idea of where to buy anything that fits the CX? This is the headlight.
  17. Headlight ou, now on againt

    Technical Help Forum
    I have a 1982 GL500 with 35k, I've owned it since 1998 and put 30k of those miles on it. It has had no problems other than the water pump seal because the wrong kind of coolant was used. fixed that in 2006. Last week my head light went out, rode to town in daylight , light was out when I went to...
  18. turn signal indicator relay

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi. I am a newer member and appreciate any help I can get. I recently purchased a 1980 cx500c. I have a service manual but of course they can only cover so much. My problem is that the manual indicates that for that year the indicator relay should be inside the headlight housing and it simply...
  19. Headlight

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey all, I'm purchasing a new headlight for my 1980 CX500. I'm wondering what the best type of headlight is for a bike...LED, Halogen, Filament? Difference in voltage, wattage? There are a lot of choices out there, I just want to make sure I get a nice, bright headlight that won't die in a year...
  20. Electrical issues; headlight failed

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello all, One night while riding home on my 1981 GL500, the low beam failed. High beam worked, so I made it home. When I disassembled the headlight housing, instead of a burnt out bulb, I found that the hot cable to the low beam had melted the headlight connector on the wiring harness, and the...
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