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  1. General Discussion
  2. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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. John
  3. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
  4. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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
  5. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    This one made me giggle
  6. General Discussion
    what is the average stator life in a cx500/cx650? in a turbo, its <20000miles. wondering what the number is on a NA engine.
  7. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    1400 miles and sold for $7000 in June 2018 I think a bargain for a collector class bike with 1400 miles:vs_biker:
  8. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Brand new cx650t at Mecum Auction sold for $19000 in January of 2019 :cool:
  9. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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 4)...
  10. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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...
  11. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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...
  12. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Hi everyone, 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...
  13. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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...
  14. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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...
  15. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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...
  16. Turbo Technical Forum
    Hi all, 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...
  17. Technical Help Forum
    Tried calling him several times last week during the day, and I tried again today. Generic voice message rings twice and then goes to voicemail. I left a message last week but haven't heard back.
  18. CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    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...
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