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  1. Technical Help Forum
    Hi, searched forum for answers to this and couldn’t seem to find a solution. Sorry for posting so soon after joining. I’ve got a cx that had destroyed a valve and chewed up a piston so have rebuilt the engine. It’s all back together now and won’t start. I’ve got a good battery, I’ve got spark...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    I bought a non running cx500 guy told me it needed battery and spark plug and so I bought a battery and installed it and the bike had no power to it (I checked the battery and its good) anyone know what else it could be?
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    I have an CX500 motor strapped to a Go kart I just recently got it I drove it a few times until I popped the chain, a day later I washed the kart and fixed the chain. When I went to fire it up I got nothing, I checked for spark I have spark at both plugs (they didnt have much gaping so i gaped...
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    Hi All, Have an issue with the bike not running.:( Both sides of the cylinder spark and I have set the plug gaps to 0.6mm (it says in the book 0.6 > 0.7 ) Checked to see if it was the stop switch, but this works correctly The choke works because you can hear the difference when you pull it...
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