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Might buy a cx650c idle is rough, clacks or small knocking sound.

Is this normal for this model ?

Does not go away when warmed up.

When the clutch is pulled it goes away .

This is a low mileage unit,I m thinking its "normal" for a poorly tuned engine . What do y'all say ?

This info is based on owners words its 175 miles away so I haven't seen it yet.
 

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better go listen your self

an engine with the carbs way out of balance or idling on one cylinder will make some noise but not clacking

but the clutch can make that noise if the basket has notches worn in it

not what you would find on a low miles unit

also on a high mileage unit the oil pump drive chain can droop and rub on the clutch basket as it turns causing a noise as well
 

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THANKS !!! Good bargaining point . Maybe I can get a fixer price.
 

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I've had bikes with noisy trans gears when idling. When the gears are just spinning at idle, in neutral without a load on they can speed up, slow down, rattle around back and forth against each other with each low RPM power pulse. When you kick it in gear, clutch lever pulled in or under load the sound will go away. My BMW R1100 used to drive me crazy. Dry clutch, lots of rattles.
 

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Thanks for reply now I need to figure out what its worth.

Looks like a 5-6 on a scale of ten has brand new tires and 99.9 o/o stock . Owner claims under 10,000 origonal miles

The figure because of the unknown defect $500 to $600 . If she looks better in person than the pix show add $50 to $100 .

Any thoughts opinions are welcome !!! Are these getting so rare that I should pay more ?

The plan is to clean her up and keep as stock as possible .
 

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!!! Are these getting so rare that I should pay more ?

The 1993 CX650c is extremely rare..............so should be worth a lots of Francs.
 
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i seem to draw a lot of these to my self lol

i have bought 4 of them in the last month 3 of them in running??? shape

3 had titles

2 look good

none had both side covers

2 had the little locking storage compartment

one i paid 100 for with title is fixed already

to my surprise all the gas tanks were good one was even mint


i paid less than 300 for most
 

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If I found 3 for 300 each I would buy them in a heartbeat .

The cheapest Iv seen this year was was a gl standard that was beater that some guy was flipping for quick $$$

think it went at 400.
 

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Sounds to me you are in the right $ park at 3-4 if seller is in there too. Don't discount the valves as the noise source. Might be a very simple tidy up.

Joel in the Couve
 
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