Need to do a light hone on an engine, just enough to x-hatch for re-ring, and I am wondering if the cylinders on these bikes are nikosil plated or plated in any other way?
I stumbled on some info that leads me to believe they are not, but wondering if anyone can confirm.
Interesting little read,
5 Most Fuel Efficient Motorcycles You Can Own
If you can stay off the throttle, I got 52MPG on my cx500 turbo on the Midwest club ride a couple years back. This would move it into the list above. However, the throttle is always tempting, LOL
Been browsing around and notice more variations than expected what is official
1) us obviously has the silver wheels, blak forks, and black final
2). I’ve seen euro with black forks, gold wheels, and silver final. Looks nice imo??
3). I’ve seen euro with gold forks, gold wheels, gold final
While doing a triple bypass I had a broken bolt in the front cover during extraction the boss broke as a result I have to replace the front cover in doing so I noticed the oil pump chain was very loose.
This bike has just under 20,000 miles. I am going to tighten the chain as described in the...
just throwing this out there.
I had a rusted bolt snap off and when I tried to extract it the boss gave way on my cover. Probably could have it welded and tapped but i am thinking there should be a few of these around as they are not a sought after part generally.
There are a few on ebay...
Joined the gang here in Minnesota for the 10th annual Spring Ride and BBQ. What a great time, Many Kudos to Randall for setting this up.:vs_biker: Beautiful day, with 14 bikes, mix of of Cx500, Cx650. One cx500TC. some Wings (we made them bring up the rear), LOL, and a...
Curious what others have for an opinion about the reuse of various copper gaskets when they are sucessfully removed without tearing them apart. Also if others have reused them, what if any prep did they do before reuse? hammer them? anneal them? etc...
Also, There is a sign of some PINK on...
If anyone has found a decent material to use for the gasket material on the heat shield can you please post the brand name or the part number where you bought it and any other information that would help in obtaining it
I have seen a few examples on this forum that look nice, but when I go...
BEWARE = LX579 Sensors are not created Equal
I have been struggling with the simple sensor upgrade this weekend.
In talking to to one forum member for guidance, I was informed that some of the new sensors did not fit. I was told to use the SMC sensor In looking at my stock that I had...
Was doing the upgrade to the new sensors. Got the old one apart with no problems. carefully removed the magnets and placed them in a safe location (was warned by a fellow forum membe cautioned me not to break the magnet) WHen I went to put the part back together, I retrieved the...
Can anyone point me to the recent information on how to do this upgrade and what I need. I cant seem to find it Seems like a fairly easy thing to do.
All the threads I find are older and have have links to places that do not exist, or if they do, it does not appear to be the correct place...
I have a general question. What kind of mileage can be got out of cam chains and tensioners assuming they have been properly maintained.
I did a triple bypass once on a bike that had 19000 miles. I replaced both the chain and the...