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  1. New rear suspension width issue

    Technical Help Forum
    Hi All, I have recently been rebuilding my 1979 CX 500 and now I am in the final phase after paint. I am putting new rear suspension on, replacing the originals with the progressive 412 13in. The length is fine after my frame modifications, my only concern is the width (top view) of the eyelet...
  2. Newbie... Question on where to find more info on rear shock

    General Discussion
    I'm brand new here, so please forgive me if I'm not posting in the right area. I have a 1981 CX500, with the Honda VHD SHOWA rear shocks. Not even sure that gives enough information. But I'm trying to get some information on how these shocks function. I have had this bike for a couple years now...
  3. Shock [not wheel] Travel

    Technical Help Forum
    I've got an 82 CX500 Custom that I'm trying to fill out the Race Tech Swingarm Geometry Form to get a pair of their custom shocks. I will post a scan of the form below [I will post the completed form in the modification thread as well as the wiki for others to use]. I've got all of the...
  4. CX500 Progressive Shocks

    General Discussion
    Hi everyone, This is my first post on this forum and greatly excited to be apart of it. At the moment I am looking for recommendations on some progressive shocks for the back end of my 81' CX500. My current stocks shocks are blown and are as stiff as a board. Every time I hit a bump the...