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So my CX500 had clip-on bars when I bought it. The bar mounts hit the tank when turned all the way and put some dents in the front of the tank. I bought some lower-profile clip-on mounts to hopefully remedy this, but I noticed the fork tubes hit the tank before the stop, even with no handlebars installed at all.

I'm wondering if I have a CX500 Custom with a Deluxe tank installed on it. Are the stops / turn radius different on the Deluxe bikes than the Custom? I'm scratching my head here...
 

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My very first bike was like that. I eventually figured out that the PO had replaced the entire front end with one from a different model and the stop on the frame wasn't right for the ones on the triple clamp. I fixed it by drilling & tapping the stops on the triple clamp and screwing bolts in so the stop on the frame hit their heads.
 

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So now you have two choices, move the tank back for clearance or fix the turn stops to prevent contact.
 
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