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  1. Technical Help Forum
    Hello all, a couple months ago I started having a very fast fuel leak out of the left side of my carbs, high up, possibly above the float bowl even. Tightening the float bowl screws seemed to stop the leak for a while until last month when the leak returned worse than ever. I enlisted the help...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    Good afternoon everyone, I replaced my fork seals two weeks ago with the 4 into 1 brand seals. Those seals were insanely tight going on. They leaked out after 2 days. Replaced the seals last week with K&S seals from a local shop. I put superglue in the pits. The pits aren’t that big. They still...
  3. Midwest CX500 Owners
    I recently completed my 1978 cx500. It was a rigorous 6 month build. Bad news is, when I ride, there is a slight leak of gas out of the top of the tank. I am replacing the rubber gasket. The problem I believe that is occurring is one that a new gasket will not fix. Around the top of the tank...
  4. Technical Help Forum
    Recently purchased and been riding a 82 cx500c. Everything has been fine until I attempted to take it out of town for the weekend. About 150 miles out my radiator started gushing coolant all over my leg. Pulled over at a rest stop, and let my engine cool down and tried filling it back up with...
  5. Technical Help Forum
    Hi again everyone! It's been a while, but I've been busy with life and working up the civil-service ladder, and winter... Anyway it's warmer here now and I just took my GL500 out of storage and got it running. Aside from a stone-dead battery that refused to fully charge and was replaced it...
  6. General Discussion
    Hello, I'm the new owner to a cx500 from 1980, I've been going over everything and re-sealing, re-greasing and replacing anything worn or broken As I was working on the forks, off the bike, the jack I had under the motor decompressed to the point that the bike leaned down, not falling, but sat...
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