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  1. Please help! Bike won’t start with choke and dies when not pulling the throttle.

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello everyone, I have been following the site for months now on my build. It’s been very informative but now I can’t find any discussion on my problem. I have had many bikes in the past but this is the first time I’ve tampered with the factory settings. I have a 79 cx500. Over the past few...
  2. New Exhaust Gaskets Fixed Everything

    General Discussion
    Recently I've been trying to get Jenny's carbs dialed in as perfectly as I possibly can. I have the carbs synced with virtually 0 difference using a DIY water manometer. The engine evened out noticeably after the sync, but I was still getting symptoms of a lean condition. The engine was...
  3. Lean Lean Lean mean lean machine

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello CX enthusiasts. My bike has a lean issue. It's freaking me out. The carb is rebuilt. Standard jetting. The left mixture screw can just about kill the bike if it's screwed in. The right mixture screw not so much. In fact, the right screw has little affect on the bike. I used the...
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