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  1. Stripped the camshaft acorn nut

    Technical Help Forum
    First of all, I'm glad the camshaft is harder steel than the acorn nut that holds the impeller against the housing. After doing the mechanical seal two years ago, I stripped the acorn nut when putting it back on the impeller. I know I stripped it, because I never reached the correct torque...
  2. Fixing a Camshaft Oil Seal

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello Everyone, This is my first post and I figured I'd post this quick fix in case anybody else out there runs into the same problem. I bought a 79 CX500 Custom late last year as a first motorcycle. I love it. Here's a photo of her from last October- After riding it for about a month I...
  3. Please help me identify mystery parts!

    General Discussion
    I took off the rear engine cover to fix a slight oil leak coming from my weep hole. The little round rubber oil seal was ruined (looks like I accidentally squashed it at some point when I did my stator swap). Anyway, when I was wiping up all the oil I found two little parts hanging out in the...
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