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1978 Honda CX500
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Hello all,

My fuel tank lid pin has been damaged ever since I bought the bike. It works fine but does not look the best. I am planning on machining a new one out of aluminum and anodizing it black to replace this one. I am having trouble removing the spring pin holding it in, wont budge.

I'll attach pictures.

any tips or tricks on getting this out would be appreciated.

(removing part #8,22 on the diagram - 17517413000)

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1978 CX500 "The Grub", 1983 GL650I "Nimbus"
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Pressing down on the cylinder will remove any resistance other than from the spring pin itself. You might need three hands to do it.
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