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  1. 1978 CX500D project for sale

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Selling my 1978 CX500D Project to fund my BMW project. Clear title. Pick up in Indianapolis only (unless you want to pay me an extra 500 to deliver it within reasonable distance) 5-8 hours *Engine rebuild by BBCR engineering last month: -Full rebuild with a triple bypass performed. New Rick’s...
  2. where do you suggest I find a CX500 carburetor unit?

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hi, I was handed down a 1981 cx500C. Mostly intact, but for some reason the carburetor was missing, like the whole monounit or whatever you call it. I'm trying to revive it and ride it into the wind. I wanted to ask the forum and people who might know a thing or two of finding parts where the...
  3. Lyt's '82 GL500 Resto

    Build Threads
    Howdy, folks. I bought an '82 GL500I yesterday for $150. Didn't come with title so if I can't get the antique tags for it (which would kinda surprise me), then I'll just use it for parts for my CX. Here's how she pretty much looked when I bought it. I've cleaned the carbs already and I'm...
  4. Restoration Project (Surprise for Fathersday)

    Midwest CX500 Owners
    Hello posting from southwest Michigan here, to start everything off my project is to get a CX 500 to run for my dad for Fathersday. I don't know much about them but I am in school for mechanical engineering so I can manage with a wrench. I'm my garage I happen to have 2 nearly complete (all/most...
  5. 82 GL500 Restoration

    Build Threads
    Hi everyone, my name is Jake, and I have a 1982 Honda GL500. I bought it last year as my first bike and rode it a bit before completely restoring it this year. I did a ground up restoration over the course of nine months starting January 2015. A bit more about myself-I'm 22 and currently...
  6. Complete set "Restoring Motorcycles" by Roy Bacon

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Complete set of "Restoring Motorcycles" by Roy Bacon. In "fair" shape considering they've been out of print for 20ish years. EBay's price is $50 dollars with mailing give or take a bit. (Example: Restoring Motorcycles Carburetors 0850458587 | eBay ) Complete set: $200 for members. Going...
  7. 1982 cx500t EURO - complete restoration

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    I purchased a 1982 turbo that was last licensed and run in 2002. This is a Euro version. It was from a guy in the military who bought it in the Military. I think he said that it has been in German, and Turkey and then back to the US maybe even a few more places. original exhaust and...
  8. My First Build: An Exercise In Patience and

    Build Threads
    My First Build: An Exercise In Patience and Arachnology Hey guys, So I picked up my '79 CX500 about a month ago. It's spent the better part of the last five years in and out of storage, being stolen, left outside in the rain etc. I finally had a chance to go pick it up, so now I've begun the...
  9. Tracking down parts for restoration/eventual rebuild

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi everyone, I've been lurking these forums for a while, figured now would be a great time to start posting. After buying it for $500 when I was 18 years old, my '79 CX500 has seen a lot of neglect. I've rode it twice since I got it, and in between good driving behaviour bonds, being in storage...
  10. It's a small world after all!

    General Discussion
    So my parents were recently on a cruise to France and Italy, and were walking down the street looking at the shops in Ravenna Italy. Guess what they saw? Kind of blurry, but the signature on the tank: I went to the website listed on the plaque, and from the looks of it, the bike...
  11. Back in action...CX650C restoration.

    General Discussion
    Hey guys, James here, back in action after about seven years of 'life experience'. Two divorces, retired from the military, and finally back to work on my CX650C. I was a hyperactive member of the Swedish CX/GL owners group but cannot find that site nor remember my username their. Luckily...
  12. Good Repair Videos on You Tube for CX500 Turbo Restoration

    CX500 & CX650 Turbo Forum
    I Came across this series of videos on You Tube that a gentleman posted on his resurrection of a cx500 turbo he had. This is not me. This is a VERY WELL PUT TOGETHER series and shows him fixing numerous typical things that can happen during a restoration. This video is great for someone who...
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