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  1. How do Clutch dampers work - ANIMATION

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Ok, Here is another animation explaining the function and working of the clutch damper. Obviously this is an automobile, but the discussion is applicable to all clutches. One thing that I got out of it is that if the spring constants are not chosen correctly, you can actually end up with an...
  2. How multi plate clutches work (animation)

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    I found this video (animation) on how our multi-plate motorcycle clutches work. Gave me a better understanding of what is going on.
  3. troubleshooting cx500t clutch noise 1

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    This is a good video of a gentleman troubleshooting his clutch noise issue. He shows the bike running with the extremely noisy clutch, then he shows step by step instructions on the disassembly of the clutch. In the end, he isolates the problem to loose springs in the backplate of the clutch...
  4. HOW TO - Refill flat aerosol can

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Here is a nice documented Video on how to do this. In the link, he also explains how to make a refillable can. Sort of nice to know. Hope you find this useful:icon_thumright:
  5. CX500tc Paraphernalia 4-sale

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    http://cx500forum.com/forum/selling-buying-forum/34442-cx500tc-paraphernalia-sale.html
  6. CX500TC Paraphernalia for sale

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hey all, NOTE: This thread will be linked to turbo forum. Going through and organizing some stuff deciding what to keep and what to get rid of. I have the following if any are interested. 1) one size large T-shirt. (I am XL, LOL) Looks to be never worn or washed with a honda logo and a...
  7. triple bypass - cx500 Turbo 2

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Hello all, As some of you may know, I have a couple cx500tc that I purchased (father/son duo). One with 19000 miles and the other with 20000 miles. Shortly after buying them, the stators when out on both bikes. I put about 100 miles on one and 150 miles on the other. bummer. I did a...
  8. Test your knowledge

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Anyone recognize this and know where it goes on bike?
  9. Top 5 cx500s

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    http://www.bikeexif.com/cx500 fun website to visit if you have not seen it. Enjoy:cool:
  10. brake caliper rebuild?

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Hello, 1) There are kits out there that include or do not include the pistons. Under what circumstances would you need to replace the pistons? I am assuming it is not necessary in all cases. 2) anybody have a good recommendation for a brake caliper rebuild kit and source? when I look at the...
  11. brake pad recommendations

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Hey all, 1) there are various types of brake pads out there. any recommendations on which ones are best to use (ceramic, sintered, metallic, semi-metallic other)? 2) any idea what the OEM pads are? 3) part source recommendations? here are examples of a snippet of info you find out there...
  12. 1982 cx500t EURO - complete restoration

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    I purchased a 1982 turbo that was last licensed and run in 2002. This is a Euro version. It was from a guy in the military who bought it in the Military. I think he said that it has been in German, and Turkey and then back to the US maybe even a few more places. original exhaust and...
  13. Differences Between USA and EURO Models?

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Hello all, Here is one for all you turbo buffs out there. Just starting my restoration of a euro model cx500t that I came across. It occurred to me that I better understand any differences before I get two far into it. I have learned that the Kawasaki Turbo while very much similar have some...
  14. Looking for parts

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Hello all, I am starting a nut and bolt restore of European version cx500t I picked up. It was laid down back in 2002. I am missing a few parts from it as they were discovered to be gone in he purchase. Here is what I am looking for at this time. 1) the air cleaner assembly diagram is...
  15. How to: Gas cap removal

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Hello, Hope everyone is doing well and enjoying boost. I purchased a crashed cx500t with mainly exterior fairing damage. The ignition and key are gone. I have a the gas tank which is complete but has the gas cap on it. I am looking for suggestions on how to remove the gas cap...
  16. DIY: Foam Air Filter Element - w/Pictures

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    DIY - Foam Air Filter As you know, the CX500TC air filter (foam element) is no longer available from HONDA. I fabricated one using UNI-Green air filter sheet foam and some readily available adhesive. Materials needed: Uni - 5/8 inch filter foam LocTite - Stick and Seal Outdoor Adhesive Ruler...
  17. new Plastic Body Panel Possability?????/

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Anyone heard of this company? I am wondering of the possibility of working with this company to manufacture replacement body panels for our beloved bikes! Here is a quote from their site on ebay " L P M Plastic Motorcycle Parts Maintained by:Member id kwakyracer ( Feedback Score Of...
  18. Black Plastic Restoration

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    What are people using for restoring black plastic restoration. I have come across a couple of products but do not know which is better or I there is some other alternative. 1) Forever Black 2) Back to Black (MOTHERS) advice is appreciated. Thanks in advance. John
  19. Barn FInd

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Came across these this last week and could not pass up 1) 1979 Honda CBX with 6500 miles DSC00879_zpsfb57e746.jpg Photo by johnste1960 | Photobucket DSC00879_zpsfb57e746.jpg Photo by johnste1960 | Photobucket 2) 1983 Honda 650 Turbo with 13500 miles _573_zps026bb501.jpg Photo by...
  20. CX piston rings in a Turbo?

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Has anyone out there fitted standard CX 500 piston rings in a Turbo? The part numbers are different but the specs are very close according to the workshop manuals.
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