This is my everyday bike, my Honda CX-500 '79. It's custom painted, the Exhaust is hand made, the camera doesn't capture the real cool sound but gives you an idea, the saddlebags are "universal"...and the rest of the bike is the same of factory.
honda cx 500 diesel
one cx 500 with 2 zylinder lombardini diesel engine and automatik gear box.
its the first run here.
street videos will follow!
Honda CX 500
This CX is a 500/650 hybrid with home-made Exhaust and car muffler. 500 engine in a 650
Engine has done 150,000 + miles.
The sound recording on my camera does not do justice to the raspy tone of
the v-twin ratbike! (carburation fully sorted now too - this vid was shot
just after building) http://ofapars-.webs.com/
1981 Honda CX500 Café Race
Professional frame - off complete restoration done by legendary shop in
The bike has 490 miles since full restoration; shown mileage on current
gauge is not original (7500mile rule in California). Bike had 10K miles
before restoration began.
The bike is flawless in a one of a kind condition. Everything works and the
bike looks and sounds amazing.
The bike was finished on 01/22/2014
• New paint
• New seat pan
• Custom upholstery
• New handle bars
• New grips
• New mirrors
• New brakes
• New custom Exhaust
• New light
• New battery
• New brake light
• New turn signals
• Custom license plate mount
• Fully rebuild shocks on 01/22/2014
• New fork seals
• New air cleaners
• Fully rebuild engine (490 miles)
• Rebuild carbs
• Bike was jetted on 01/22/2014
• All fluids new
"Low and Mean" Cafe Racer 500 from 78 Honda CX500, Walk around and build,
photography by: Kaseyhuntphotography.com
This is the first Custom bike we built.
Other bike builds
P-51 Fighter 500
This video displays the amount of work and attention to detail that was put
into the creation of this bike.
Professional photos by: www.kaseyhuntphotography.com
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.