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English is?? Well the bike looks good. The guys here are good.
 

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Sir I bow down to your insane fabricating abilities. I've been watching the build pics you've posted one at a time...



Although seeing the bike in full I believe it may be the customization I've ever witnessed.

It is my favorite CX500 of any I have ever seen on this site or otherwise.



In my opinion, It is a masterpiece that will never be compared to anything else.



Thank you for the videos it made my night to see that epically beautiful bike
 

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Outstanding job but with only a tach and no speedo so I suppose you're riding as I did on most of my dirt bikes with no gauges at all, just by ear you can tell.



That front brake is rather intriguing, can you talk a little more about it?



It also sounds a bit hesitant to start, normally these bikes will just kick off with a simple touch of the starter button so perhaps you don't have he carbs just right yet for the mods.



I'd also, as well as others, appreciate it if you filled in your full profile to show your location as well as adding a small signature line.
 

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Outstanding job but with only a tach and no speedo so I suppose you're riding as I did on most of my dirt bikes with no gauges at all, just by ear you can tell.



That front brake is rather intriguing, can you talk a little more about it?



It also sounds a bit hesitant to start, normally these bikes will just kick off with a simple touch of the starter button so perhaps you don't have he carbs just right yet for the mods.



I'd also, as well as others, appreciate it if you filled in your full profile to show your location as well as adding a small signature line.


Thanks all of you guys for the good words,as for the carbs,need to rejet with 90/120? because i have straight exausts and K.N filter pods,I intened to put a digital speedo,teh fronts are from speed triple 1050 and it works with one finger (I can do a small "endo"its like doing wheelie but on the front wheel pressing the brake as I said with one finger,no mods on the front end just berrings I filled my profile now.I can't upload photos beacuse they are too large.

There some other things to do but i have to make time,I hope now with the Christmas days find some
 

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Sir I bow down to your insane fabricating abilities. I've been watching the build pics you've posted one at a time...



Although seeing the bike in full I believe it may be the customization I've ever witnessed.

It is my favorite CX500 of any I have ever seen on this site or otherwise.



In my opinion, It is a masterpiece that will never be compared to anything else.



Thank you for the videos it made my night to see that epically beautiful bike


Thank you acdc for the nice words,I will sent some vids with riding on my bike fortunately I will not talk too much hahaha I 'd rather to ridig,but some details are still remaining,thanks again.
 

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Pods + straight exhaust is definitely a 90/120 situation, possibly even 125 or 130 depending on your exhaust setup but if its of a decent length the 90/120 is a good starting point. Consider putting a cheap (or sometimes free) set of Harley mufflers on the ends of the pipes, you won't really lose much sound but it's nice having a little bit of back pressure on these engines just as they were designed to have some amount of intake restriction so the carbs would operate properly. That can be achieved by installing small restrictor plates on the carb pods.



Point is you may have a nicer looking setup but the entire engine was designed from intake to exhaust with precision and you're not going to gain any power by altering what was already there so, if you want the looks, think about trying to simulate the stock setup as closely as you can. The carbs aren't like the ones you see on cars, they've a special CV type that depends on a bit of intake restriction for the vacuum slides to work properly and the 4 valve engine needs a bit of back pressure, preferably with a crossover, for the scavenging effect to work properly.
 

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Pods + straight exhaust is definitely a 90/120 situation, possibly even 125 or 130 depending on your exhaust setup but if its of a decent length the 90/120 is a good starting point. Consider putting a cheap (or sometimes free) set of Harley mufflers on the ends of the pipes, you won't really lose much sound but it's nice having a little bit of back pressure on these engines just as they were designed to have some amount of intake restriction so the carbs would operate properly. That can be achieved by installing small restrictor plates on the carb pods.



Point is you may have a nicer looking setup but the entire engine was designed from intake to exhaust with precision and you're not going to gain any power by altering what was already there so, if you want the looks, think about trying to simulate the stock setup as closely as you can. The carbs aren't like the ones you see on cars, they've a special CV type that depends on a bit of intake restriction for the vacuum slides to work properly and the 4 valve engine needs a bit of back pressure, preferably with a crossover, for the scavenging effect to work properly.


Thank you very much for the tips I was totaly forgot the back pressure,so I go to find that plug for the end of the exhaust,you're right the sound is going to have more bass tone because of the pressure and I think it is will sounds good,thank you again.I will keep you informed.
 

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Wow, that's an awesome motorcycle. It sounds a lot like a Ducati too. I like the look of just one gauge over the headlight
 

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I like the look too, if you don't want to vary from it one of those tiny digital speedos would probably be a doable item.



I got a true ticket ages ago on my MT250 because I was just listening to the sound, didn't realize I was in 5th instead of 4th thus going 10 mph over the limit. When I got pulled over he allowed me every opportunity to blame it on an almost new bike having a speedo that was off calibration but I had to be honest with him. Just coming back from a keg party out at the lake he could smell the beer and easily run me in as I was probably very close to if not over the legal limit. Point is had I been an a**hole he probably would have and while I was only expecting a warning I didn't mind getting the ticket, back then it was only $25 for 10 mph over but he wrote me up as 9 and I was glad to get on my way then pay the $15.



I don't know exactly how you'd go about "plugging up" the exhaust but if you've ever looked at the stock exhaust tips of the silencers that came stock on these they were really small exits. I wouldn't just weld a washer over the ends, if you're adverse to adding the cheap silencers off of a Harley I'd try to think of some sort of slide in baffle you can anchor with one screw.



Whatever, it will need to be a custom solution but you'll actually find that you'll make more power and especially torque with a bit of back pressure. Long subject as to why and if you can sneak in any sort of small crossover pipe between the two that's even better.



A few links I found, not solutions but you might get some ideas:

http://www.bigcitythunder.com/pages/product-fit.html

http://www.cycle-shack.com/cycle/agora.cgi?product=Baffles

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080528140500AAJnUJg

http://community.jpcycles.com/forums/p/41381/241587.aspx



I'm thinking that even some simple electrical conduit could easily be fabricated into something.
 
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