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  1. CX500 Starting/Idle Problem driving me Crazy

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello CX500 World! I'm hoping the fine members of the CX500 can convince me not to throw my newly acquired 1982 GL500 Silverwing Interstate off a cliff! I'd have to go down to the bluffs as cliffs are a little hard to find in Minnesota. I little history on how I got to this point..... In...
  2. Engine not starting when hot till cooled down

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    Lately I got quite weird problem with engine. When it is cold it starts and runs without any problems. I can go 100kms without any problem. But as soon as I stop (turn off engine) e.g. for fuel it is not possible to start the engine again. It is dead completely. no a single puff... I have to...
  3. No Code Overboost

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    Apparently this is my first post, i could have sworn I'd posted here before, oh well. So after a stator change early this summer, I finally got to fixing other problems with my cx500 turbo. After searching around a lot, I can't find anyone with the same problems as me. I get overboost, the...
  4. carb newby

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi everyone I own a 1981 honda cx500 deluxe and im trying to clean my carbs. i have bought the carb book and the cleaner and all but once i remove the carbs out of the bike i saw that there was two nipples where gas was flowing out when i tilt the carbs one in each side, i dont remember...
  5. Running Nightmare

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    Hello everyone, I have been stuck on this problem for a week now and have found absolutely nothing that is improving the issue. I cannot get my bike to run properly at all My Right Cylinder: Oval Pod Filter 90/120 Jets 2 1/2 Turn Fuel/Air Mix Screw Running Strong Strong Vacuum (bottle...
  6. The Reason Behind My Lazy Left Cylinder?

    Technical Help Forum
    So it would seem that the right side of my engine is running perfectly but the left side is still not going properly. It will vary from misfiring and backfiring to running fully but really weak. I have tested my CDI box and both plugs are creating a spark. I also swapped around the Ignition...
  7. 1980 CX500C will crank but wont start.

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    A few days ago I was riding my bike around and it ran out of gas (fortunately on my drive way.) So I took a trip into town and got 5 gallons and filled her up. Now she wont start though. I checked the spark plugs, ignition coils and fuel line. They're all fine. The bike is mechanically and...
  8. cx500 full throttle problem

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi every-one, New CX owner here from Latvia. First of all sorry for my english(it's not my native) therefore I will try to name all the terms and specifications correctly for your understanding. So with no small talk here is the problem: When I give my bike a full throttle it starts to cough...
  9. Solution for CX500's cam chain tensioner problem

    General Discussion
    Hello everyone! As I was working in two CX500, both '79, we figured that a lot of people had had a lot of problems with the cam chain tensioner. We were thinking about a solution for it, so we remplace the OEM cam chain tensioner with other that I had worked. Is based in an special tensioner...
  10. wrong stator?

    Technical Help Forum
    So I just got myself my first bike, an 81 cx500c. It's been a blast but, as usual, my new toy started having problems right after I got it. Most recently the stator. I ordered this Electrosport Stator Honda CX500C CX500C Turbo CX650T ESG080 | eBay (being that it says it's compatible) and as I'm...
  11. Ignition Switch/Tail Light Trouble

    General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I've been having some trouble with my bike (83 CX650 Custom) and need a new ignition switch/assembly. When I turn the key the bike doesn't really turn on, I have to do a 1/4 turn back for it to turn on. This was working for awhile until I started going down the highway recently...
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