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  1. Subframe dilema

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I was given a non running 1979 honda cx500 custom. I have plenty of work to do on the bike. Rebuild carbs, go through the engine, electrical work etc. The main issue I've noticed however since the bikes been sitting for 20 years is that it has some bad rust where the shocks are attached, so much...
  2. GL500 shock replacement

    Technical Help Forum
    Has anyone replaced their monoshock for a GL500? Air ride suspension is cool and all... except for when the shock doesn't hold air. Any suggestions on a specific shock to throw on it? Or should I just make the measurements and find a replacement the right size? Also, my front forks don't hold...
  3. Parting out my half build! CBR600rr Fork/Spoked Wheels/monoshock

    Selling and Buying Forum
    NOT SELLING ANYMORE Hey cx500 fans! I can't do it. I can't finish what I started...Sad day in my life. So, here you are, ready to capitalize on my sadness. I am parting out my build. I only expect you all to be interested in my wheel/tire/fork/suspension setup though. If you see anything else...
  4. Monoshock/ProLink Swing arm for CX500 or GL500

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hi I am doing a mononshock conversion on a CX500. Does anyone have a ProLink swing arm for CX500 (those models that had it) or GL500 for sale. I would prefer to get it complete with linkages, but don't necessarily need the shock. Many thanks
  5. 1982 Gl500 Mono Shock Conversion

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello, I am looking to do a conversion of my original mono shock to a different better looking/ better performing shock and I wanted to know if there were any suggesting of mono shocks from other bikes that would convert over to the Gl500 relatively easily, i.e. require no welding. I know some...
  6. Pro Link: To Remove or not Remove

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi All I am doing a CX650E project and have been looking at removing the prolink system all together and modifying the swing arm to accept a new monoshock. A local guy I spoke to told me he has done a couple of these for some customers but no real feedback on how well it has worked. Removing...
  7. CX500C Dutch project

    Build Threads
    Hello my name is Pieter and I'm working on my CX500C for more than a year already. I am a father of two sons and working as an Agile Coach. My father had a metal sawing factory where I played a lot with grinding and welding so that why I had the confidence to start on this project. It turned...
  8. Monoshock, whats the best option?

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello everyone, first post, really happy to see all this awesome information in one spot. Ok so im planning on doing the monoshock to my 79 cx500c and was wondering what the best option was for the shock. I know alot of rear suspensions are utilizing the pro-link, unfortunately i have no...
  9. Monoshock conversion kit

    Where Can I Find...
    Hi! Gonna try to convert my cx500. Saw this on fleebay: I'm not that familiar with metalwork so this would take a lot less of my time. Any thoughts?