1979 Honda CX 500 Custom Test Drive
Created on September 23, 2011 using FlipShare. We sold this motorcycle on
ebay for $700.00. I am left this video up since it is neat to see a vintage
bike riding on the road.
how to check and adjust valves and cam chain on a 1982 hond cx 500 c part 2
this is part 2 of 3 on how to check and adjust your valves and cam chain
also the feeler gauges are .003 and .004
i should have mentioned that if you were not on the compression stroke, all
the valves would not move or rattle,if they all are loose that confirms
that you are on the proper stroke
also rotate the crank clockwise that way the bolt on the crank doesnt come
1978 Honda CX500 cold start + test drive
Edit: in 2013 this engine was replaced by a brand new engine. Check my
This is my 1978 Honda CX 500. After the first test run I wasn't happy with
it. So last week I replaced the stator with a new one. But it still doesn't
sound well. It starts on the left cylinder. When the engine warms up, the
right cylinder comes in. From then on it runs fine.
1981 Honda GL500
This is my boy Jason's new bike project. It is an 81 Honda 500. We are
going to build a bunch of custom stuff for it, airbrush the tank and
fenders, all that. Should be a good project. All we did before starting it
was change the oil, fresh gas, Seafoam, and the help of some starting
1981 CX500 startup
First time starting my CX. I took 2+ yrs to tear the bike down to the
frame, complete the "triple bypass" (stator, cam chain, water pump mech
seal), rebuild forks, remove rust, de-sludge engine, polish and/or paint
just about everything (except tank,seat & side covers).. Couldn't believe
how easy it started.. I credit Larry "God of Carbs" for that (he rebuilt
Honda CX500 Cafe Racer First Start
My overhauled 1981 Honda CX 500 Cafe racer, first start-up in a loooong
time after a lot of major work to the entire bike. Skip to 1:30 to avoid
the mucking around at the start!
Doesn't idle too good yet and small aesthetic things will be fixed soon.
Should be done within the month!
Excuse the slightly weird old man, not sure where he came from ;)