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  1. Technical Help Forum
    I recently purchased a honda gl500i, i've yet to clean the carbs as I don't know what I'm doing, it idled at around 200rpm when I got it. I've since gotten it to idle at 1100-1200 after its warmed up, but for now I want to work on removing the front fairing and mounting all of the stock front...
  2. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi all, so I'm attempting to replace the handlebar controls on my '80 CX500 Custom, but running into a couple issues with the aftermarket replacement unit I got. Any ideas on fixes for these, or would getting a set of CB/CBR controls give me a better starting point? Kill switch working, but...
  3. Technical Help Forum
    So I picked up a '79 CX500 Deluxe cafe racer from someone two days ago. They stated battery would need replacing, but past that no issues. I go, pick it up, and get it jumped and ride 2 hours back. Next day I go and go for a new battery, bike won't even turn over when jumped, so we jumped the...
  4. Technical Help Forum
    Hey group, it's been a while but with winter I can't drive, so I'm working on wiring. Got a new NUUT Marty unit and controls and putting on my bike to update the crusty wiring. Found an amazing website that sells short lengths of wire in whatever color you need. See photo. NUUT sent me a new...
  5. Technical Help Forum
    I recently have purchased a cx500 shitter. Although it looks horrible, The motor should run once I get everything squared away. upon buying the bike, I said fuc it I'm gonna figure out a different way to wire the bike. Then realizing oem wiring would be the easiest way... or at least I think so...
  6. Technical Help Forum
    I recently bought a 1981 CX500 for super cheap and the guy I bought it off of told me it had a bad pulser coil but that it wasn't a big deal. I got it home and did some diagnosing to figure out what all was bad and found that I had no spark to my left cylinder and a weak spark to the right...
  7. Custom How To
    I've spent the past couple days doing a ton of research about the wiring on my '82 GL500. I've decided to make a custom wiring harness mostly from scratch, as I plan to relocate/delete a lot of components for a cafe build. My main goal is to simplify the harness, and keep the bare necessities...
  8. Technical Help Forum
    Hello all, first time posting. I recently acquired my first bike, a 1981 Honda Cx500c which came with a Vetter Vindicator fairing installed, and the original headlight/signal assembly in a box of spare parts for me. I decided I'd like the look better without the fairing and after removing the...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I’ve reading this forum for a while and all the information that I’ve read and the fact that I love this moto made me buy one 81’ CX500. Also one of the main reasons for me to buy it was that in my country (Spain) have never been sold a single unit directly from Honda, cause in...
  10. Technical Help Forum
    Picked up a stock bike 1980 CX, i want to Cafe the bike. I took out the air box and am Re Jetting along wit some K&N Pods. But how the hell do i handle all this wiring. Its a little over whelming. My goal is to have a pretty clean side profile. And im worried i dont have enough space on the...
  11. Technical Help Forum
    i bought a 4 wire ignition switch to try and update the bikes ignition switch and have less key positions does anyone know what i can do with the green wire or with the black and white?(isolate,connect them to another color)?
  12. Technical Help Forum
    Does anyone know how to wire a 4 wire connector ignition switch to the stock 6 wire ? (which colors go together?)
  13. Technical Help Forum
    Hey there folks, uh.. somehow lost my old account email/password. I've bought a new project I'm eager to get working on but trying to fix the last few issues with my 82 GL500i, the front brake lever doesn't activate the brake light, but the back brake pedal does. I don't know a damn thing about...
  14. Technical Help Forum
    Hey guys first time poster here so if you need more info just ask. I have a 1982 cx500 custom. I have an LED headlight with integrated turn signals that I am trying to get to work. The main three prong plug works perfectly for the high and low beams. It's the remaining wires I'm having an issue...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hello friends. I'm brand new to the forum and an old guy so please be patient. Ok.... I unplugged wiring in the headlight bucket to service the gauges, now I'm uncertain on where to plug in the three wires from the 7 volt regulator. At this point the gauges all work but I'm afraid I may be...
  16. Where Can I Find...
    G'day All, Trying to find a good wiring supplier, Prefer based in Australia (shipping, support etc) and also prefer to get the original colours etc. Also..... reuse old connectors after a clean? modern connectors? Thanks, Greg
  17. Technical Help Forum
    Hi, I have a freshly rebuilt engine and I'm stuck on the wiring The previous wiring was junk and I'm probably gonna use a M-unit in the future once I am confident everything work as it should Right now I just want to start the engine, warm it up to check if there is no leak and synch the carbs...
  18. Technical Help Forum
    Hello good people. This is my first CX500 build and I have a 1981 CX500c. I am attempting to sort out the wiring from nearly 40 years of shadetree mechanics wiring hacks. I am currently in the headlight bucket and have found two wires (with connectors) that I cannot identify. Ie. the brown...
  19. Technical Help Forum
    Ok, so dont judge me too hard, but the other day I got a bit bored so understandably I decided to take the headlight off of my bike and try to rewire a new led headlight to it. This was all good until I clipped some wires and realized I dont know how to wire anything and that ive never had to...
  20. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi, I intend to redo the wiring on my cafe/brat project and I need someone to confirm the information I gathered I can add lights, gauges, sensors, no problem. I want to focus on the bare minimum circuit to get the bike to run. I plan to use a Ballistic Evo2 8 cells, a SHINDENGEN MOSFET...
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