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Here i am my friends....

My story started on march 2013....when i decided from one moment to another to buy my first Motorcycle at age of 28...



And to learn to ride properly....



After a lot of research on the net...i decided to buy a honda cx 500...For which reason?BECAUSE IS THE MOST GORGEOUS MOTORCYCLE ON THE PLANET EARTH!!!!so simple...



But only 4 motorcycles sold in greece...and the 1 of them had a problem and i bought it...



Broken camshaft-camchain....and the previous owner gave to me a second engine...and guess what...on the second engine Broken camshaft too...




Here you can see some photos.....(the specific motorcycle was owned by GREEK POLICE...because i found Police Siren on the moto)







And another....







SO THE TRIP HAS JUST BEGAN.....



After a few manipulation on photoshop on steve F moto and moto mucci....

I decided what i wanted to do....








and steve f inspired me....







Hmmmmm and what about the colour inspiration?I Wanted a true vintange retro colour....

so i decide this colour...---->








THE BEIGE.....



and i found it in a very very attractive shade used on fiat 500...

The moca Latte







The bike striped to the bottom and Painted...











At the same time the engine was on the mechanical and a new camshaft ordered through ebay...

The camshaft arrived and when installed BROKED like a piece of cake.....




so i very good membered of this forum take action!!!and helped me and i want to give him special thanks..

And he send me his repaired camshaft!THANK YOU VERY MUCH Guelli02



After that new headlight and clip on installed....

and a new custom seat....
...basically is the seat of cx that i bought...but reshaped and redisigned twice.



The first seat the guy who made me the seat send me the absolutly horror...he didnt make nothing from this i wanted...

take a pic of the horrible seat...











so i send him back i told him....GET SERIOUS!!!!!!!!



i send him the designs...( i based on the pattern from the honda cx custom model)



so today we have the same seat modified and re design....AND I AM VERY HAPPY WITH THAT!



take a look...











And a photo from the front with the old seat only to saw you the headlight and the clip ons...







and what about the final exshaust???

I have bought this (skip it to 0:37 when music starts)

[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Mr3ZZv7dKo[/media]



Leo vince Gp...we will see how it will sound with 2-1 exshaust system on cx 500...



As far Now:

New Paint

New headlight

New flash indicators

New tail stop and indicators

New Seat

New speedometer and tacho

New Camchain

New camshaft

New crankshaft

New water pump seal

New Filter oil

New gasket kit for all the engine.

New clip ons

New bar ended mirrors

New final exshaust

Rims Power Coated



New paint the engine with high temperature colours....(you will see it soon....)



Things to do...



Rear polyesteric seat cowl

2-1 exshaust system

Exshaust wrap...

Filter Pods for the carbs.

Chope the tail.

Relocate battery

Decals to be applied.



I will keep refreshing the post so if anyone intersting keep following!



THANK YOU ALL OF YOU FROM MY DEEP OF MY HEART FOR EVERYTHING!
 

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Wow looks good! Nice piece of CX You got There. Is it the First Model 1978. The rims are from 1978. As also black plastic radiator shroud and front shock absorbers without shock oil draining plugs.



You are rebuilding it good. Be proud of that.

When it is ready, You definately have to give her a name


or is the name ''El Greco''? What does it mean?
 

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Wow looks good! Nice piece of CX You got There. Is it the First Model 1978. The rims are from 1978. As also black plastic radiator shroud and front shock absorbers without shock oil draining plugs.



You are rebuilding it good. Be proud of that.

When it is ready, You definately have to give her a name


or is the name ''El Greco''? What does it mean?
Thank you very much my friend for your informations about my motorcycle.I did not which year model it was..and i believed that it was 1980 model...



El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos, (1541 – 7 April 1614) was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" (The Greek) was a nickname,[a] a reference to his national Greek origin




Yes you are right!you are the man!





Glad that I could be a part of the engine .... for ever

Inside a little "El Guelli"






Gruesse

WolFgang
El guelli will live for ever!
 

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Ey boah, einfach erste Klasse, Super gemacht; etapsyxos.

Normally painted engines are not my cup of tea.
I prefer glas bead blasting.
But Your engine looks so very good. :):)

Gruesse
WolFgang

PS and BTW: A shy question ..did You sent the cams ?
 

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hi nice looking bike and a twin disc if my eyes dont deceive me. good luck .pete
 

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greets to greece :)

not many of us could say the previous owners was the police!

why do you change your plans with airbox and covers?
rainy weather for open filters could not be the explanation.
the engine looks great, you should have some other golden accents.

i like greece, were do you live?
 

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greets to greece :)

not many of us could say the previous owners was the police!

why do you change your plans with airbox and covers?
rainy weather for open filters could not be the explanation.
the engine looks great, you should have some other golden accents.

i like greece, were do you live?
i changed plans my borther because as they informed me from the motad company i can run their 2-1 system without to remove the airbox so i kept it.
i will add some golden accents too because the engine seems to be so lonely in that colour.this would be on the rims and on the racing stripes decals on the tank and the front fender.
Black with gold lines.

i am currently live in Serres city in north greece.you can google it.

Berlin is also awesome.I never been there but i have to.
 

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i changed plans my borther because as they informed me from the motad company i can run their 2-1 system without to remove the airbox so i kept it.
i will add some golden accents too because the engine seems to be so lonely in that colour.this would be on the rims and on the racing stripes decals on the tank and the front fender.
Black with gold lines.

i am currently live in Serres city in north greece.you can google it.

Berlin is also awesome.I never been there but i have to.
I would one up my imagination and consider other colors besides black with the gold stripes. Gold pinstripes on the raised edges alone might be enough for the wheels, but a nice medium blue or red might add a bit of eye candy for tank stripes with the gold. A dark forest green also would look good with that beige.

Bike is unique, very nice work!

David
 

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Sweet looking ride! Love the engine paint scheme. Well done.
 

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GLad to see I am not the only one from Greece here. Great work! overshadowing my own work by a long ong mile!
I have found two more CX cafe racers on my island allready and I am in the process of convincing a couple of friends to join me :D

Again great job, I do like the engine colours, make me think of redoing mine over the winter.
 
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