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  1. GL500 shock replacement

    Technical Help Forum
    Has anyone replaced their monoshock for a GL500? Air ride suspension is cool and all... except for when the shock doesn't hold air. Any suggestions on a specific shock to throw on it? Or should I just make the measurements and find a replacement the right size? Also, my front forks don't hold...
  2. where do you source your o-rings from ?

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    Where do you source your o-rings from ? That is basically my question, I guess the thickness and the quality of the rubber are important for such little things I am doing a full rebuild, originally I intended to get the head gaskets as well as front and rear main gaskets OEM and to go...
  3. Just picked up my first CX!

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    A lot of the parts look identical (and are!) to my CB750F. Both are 1980 models. CX500c and CB750F. The front end, on the CX, seems a little spongy. I'd like to lower the front end by raising the tubes through the triples. I tried this on another CX and it bottomed out very easily. So,on this...
  4. Can't get fork seal out...

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    Alright, in rebuilding the forks so I can paint the lower fork body. I can't for the life of me seem to get the fork seal out. I tried pulling, prying, boiling it in water... I need some other ideas. I can't find munch information on this so I feel as if it really should be so difficult. Please...
  5. 81 CX500 Deluxe Fork Seal replacement HELP!!!

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    Hi everyone, New Member....I'm at the end of a long build and I need to replace my fork seals but every service manual has a different fork than is on the 81 cx500D and I can not for the life of me figure out how to take them apart, if someone can direct me to a service guide or has any info on...
  6. GL500i SilverWing 1981 rear cover oil leak

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    I just bought a 1981 GL500i. I love the bike and want to overcome the hidden flaw. I bought it from a guy that had three and said this one was just sitting and not going to good use. After a few hundred miles the rear cover started to leak up high on the cover. I have done some small stuff...
  7. About to attempt fork seals 1982 CX500 Custom. Any helpful hints/tips I should know?

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    I'm running up to the dealer, as soon as I finish typing this, to pick up new fork seals for my 1982 CX500 Custom. I have never replaced for seals, I haven't even ever removed forks before. But, I am very mechanically inclined, I have an entire day off from work, it's warm out and I found some...
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