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  1. 1979 cx500 low top speed

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    Hi guys, I recently purchased a 79 cx500. I've taken it out on the freeway recently and at about 6-7k rev's I'm only sitting on about 50mph. It has a custom exhaust with a muffler with the baffle removed. I was guessing the lack of back pressure could be the reason for the lack of power? Other...
  2. Bad revs! Very frustrating!

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    After doing a bunch of things here and there (including buying another pair of carburetors) I've finally got the bike back together, and while every thing I do improves it, it still gets that annoying problem where if I open the throttle too much, the revs drop and I have to back the throttle...
  3. Bike Losing spark, now wont start.

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    Hey guys, searched for a similar thread but couldn't find anything so I hope this hasn't been answered too many times. I'm pretty new to fixing my own bike but am willing and pretty eager to learn. I'm assuming the problem is electrical, I've had my uncle who is a mechanic come and have a look...
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