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  1. Runs fine without rejet after installing pod filters?

    Technical Help Forum
    Pod filters arrived before larger jets, me being me I decided to start it for few seconds just out of curiosity. To my surprise it ran better than it ever has, started easy, idled smooth and had great throttle response. Took it around the block keeping a close eye on the temp and it ran cool, no...
  2. Newbie Airbox question

    Technical Help Forum
    Hey all, new rider here just bought a 1980 CX500D and have a question about the air intake system. I've read tons of threads on here saying "don't remove the factory airbox, it'll decrease performance and you'll have to rejet the carbs, etc" which totally makes sense, but unfortunately the guy I...
  3. stock side covers, pod filters

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I may have missed this, but how do you keep the stock side covers on with pod filters? In removing the airbag, you eliminate tabs which the covers use. I don't have pod filters yet, but I would like to upgrade and keep the stock side covers. Does everyone just craft custom clamps and tabs?
  4. cx500 cafe help

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hey guys I just bought my first motorcycle. It's a 79 cx500. I am planning a cafe racer conversion. First off I want to do pod filters and straight pipe it and rejet the carbs. But what can I do with the battery to hide it after I get rid of the factory air box and everything else in that area...
  5. 1980 Honda CX500 Problems running...please help!

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello, I am new to this forum and I have recently purchased a 1980 Honda cx500. This bike is a fixer up but I am having problems finding the problem that is keeping the bike from running. I am very new to restoring by the way. I have replaced the spark plugs and the bike, after I cleaned the...
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