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New to forum. Original owner of CX650 turbo #995. Stator failed in 1991, hasn't been ridden since. (Life got in the way.) Always garage kept. Was my main ride year-round for several years and has 54k miles. Having a hard time letting it go.

I'm mechanically inclined, but do not work on engines very often. I am aware of the triple-bypass and am ok doing that, but I'm concerned about the turbocharger itself, seized brakes, and that it was never prepped for storage (gas in tank, anti-freeze, trans fluid, etc.). Is my bike salvageable, or has sitting too long turned it into a "parts bike"? Any insight would be welcome. TIA
 

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Mine also sat- 21 years. Yep on the caliper rebuilds and tank flush as well as injector cleaning and fuel filter replace. New tires and battery. Absolutely NOT a parts bike. Its mostly elbow grease. If the turbo was good parked, its good now. Freeing up the wastegate while you have it apart is quick and easy and the only thing it will need. Tackle and ride.
 

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I'll add go through the brake calipers, inspect the pistons for corrosive and replace with new ones and of course new seals. Rebuild kit for master cylinders.

I also did not folk seals. Fork oil looked nasty.

Lube the rear swing arm bushings.

As said before, send the injectors for flow check, cleaning if necessary. It was about $30 for the flow check and they send you the flow rate tables.
 

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Always great to see more Turbo's on the road! Cheers on the rebuild journey. 🍻
 
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