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  1. Buying an '82 Silver Gl500

    General Discussion
    My buddy is selling is 82 Silverwing. Runs great. Rides good. He is a mechanic and keeps up on the oil changes, tune ups etc. The bike seems to be in alright condition cosmetically. I am wondering what common issues potentially could arise, what bolt on performance parts are available, what the...
  2. Lightweight Wheel Swap

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello, I am looking to boost the performance of my CX by replacing the stock wheels with lighter ones. In my research I have found sport bike wheels that are incredibly light (as low as 5lbs) - and ridiculously expensive (as much as $1800). I am wondering: Is a lightweight wheel swap feasible/...
  3. Is the air dam spoiler needed, or can it be removed?

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hey, I'm building a modified 1980 cx500c and would like to remove anything that is not crucial to the function of the bike. I would like to remove the air dam spoiler to gain a cleaner look, but am concerned about how this will effect the performance. Is this part crucial? Thanks for any thoughts.
  4. Ordering the correct jet sizes for pod filters/open pipes

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi all, I've found a website: Keihin carburetor jets and parts main jet slow air pilot kit I need to order some 90 slow jets and 120 main jets for my 1980 CX500A and wondered which ones to actually order as there are so many different types? If someone can point me to the right codes for both, I...
  5. Dual to Mono Exhaust Conversion

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I want to change the exhaust on my '82 CX500C from dual exhaust to mono, (single tail pipe), solely for looks. I plan on removing the Hbox and fabricating my own header and muffler. I'm not looking to buy anything as I'm poor and cheap. I also plan on switching to a single pod,(if I can design a...
  6. whats the top speed that you guys have got out of your honda cx500?

    General Discussion
    I was just interested to see what speeds you have got upto ? I know it isnt at all designed for speed but i was just curious! And is there any mods you can do to increase acceleration and gain speed thanks :).
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