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  1. Technical Help Forum
    So... after finally getting my '82 GL500i back on the road, I've been slowly taking care of the malfunctions that come with running a 40 year old bike with unknown maintenance history, and... I've hit a slight bump. The bike runs... ~90% fine. I've put a few hundred miles on it already and it...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    Story time! Decided to do something about the mechanical seal on my bike. Dropped the engine, opened her up, extracted the old seals... Couldn't find a replacement rear cover gasket. Bad timing, I suppose. Not to be discouraged, I decided to check a few other things while waiting for a...
  3. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    In search of new coils and plug wires with boots. Had to toss the originals because they were so corroded and beyond saving. Purchased the coil on plug kit from murray and they’re great but with the bumpy dirt roads I’m always traveling (I live in northern Vermont) The coil pack mounts have both...
  4. Technical Help Forum
    I got a pair of these because they seem recommended but they measure at like 3 ohms on the secondary windings where the stock ones measure 7.5. My stock coils are still working it seems. But my CDI seems to have failed. I have a replacement coming this week. Less impedance on the secondary...
  5. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi Guys, I am very new to this site, and new to having a cx500 1978. The CX500 I had got hold of was very worse for wear so we have taken the best bits and I’m currently in the process of using it in a tuk tuk. ( reason explained at the bottom) I really could do with some help, and apologies...
  6. General Discussion
    I would like to use a single coil to reclaim the space under the gas tank for an Motogadget M-UNIT Blue. Is there a way to replace the existing 1:1 coil to spark plug with a 1:2 coil that provides the spark to both plugs ? Thank you for your help. Leo
  7. Technical Help Forum
    Hi everyone, I just buy a cx 500 '84 last december as a project bike, in my place Uruguay (South America) is really hard to get spare parts, right now I am looking for the two ignition coils, OEM or replacements, I' ll really apreciate if someone can give me a link or contact info of a dealer...
  8. Technical Help Forum
    Help! Electrical problems? I've got a '78 CX500 that's been having some strange issues. About a year ago it started acting up. When I would take the bike on a ride longer than 15-20 miles, I would start to experience a significant reduction of power - to the tune of about 50%. At first I...
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