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  1. Technical Help Forum
    Hello. First post here. Just coming to the end of my CX500 complete rebuild into a custom scrambler style. Using a Rae San ignition and pod filters so just installed 90/120 jets. Pops and occasionally backfires and has trouble idling. Revs increase when carb pushed in which is strange. I’m...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    I've got a '79 CX500C, and it was running great until just recently. On a completely cold start, I can start it on 1/2 choke and it will run for about 30 seconds, at which point (choke or not), it will begin to roughen up and eventually die. After dying, it's difficult/impossible to get...
  3. Technical Help Forum
    [solved] Can't sustain RPMs above 3000? Hey CX500 fam, My 82 CX500C seems to not be getting enough gas to sustain RPMs above about 3000. I had taken the carbs off to fix an air leak issue (the metal part between the carb boot and the cylinder head was cracked, I got the bike that way), and now...
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