1979 Honda CX500 Custom
Info: Christmas Ride 2014. A treat when in Michigan.
[27] 896x672 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: new mufflers, tires, handlebars, mirrors, battery, master cylinder.
$400 purchse price, $400 more invested.
[33] 1232x789 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: tube type retro whitewall tire.
[23] 1280x960 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: The Stock Master Brake Cylinder on a CX500 is at a steep angle because of the pull back stock bars.  So, when I put standard 
handlebars on my bike, I put on a 1985 Nighthawk master on it.
I am happ...
[47] 1154x600 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: this is the ticket.  2010 Super Glide Mufflers. Easy install. $30.
Criags list .  Superior sound from stock.
[30] 3264x2448 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: i have good friends. I said to my friend, Hey, you should consider buying a CX500, there are several on local craigslist for under a Grand.
He said "okay" .  Three days later he paid $750 f...
[44] 1280x960 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: Day 10 of Restoration. New battery,bars,fluids. removed back rest and windshield. plastic dip side covers.
[56] 761x571 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: I  am too tall for any of the pull back handlebars. replaced with
Emgo Magna bars $22. and took off the old school windshield.
Ordering up some used Harley mufflers and saddle to modify to fit me.
[43] 914x686 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: First Ride. Frozen throttle was because of a frozen Carb.  Frozen brake
was crud under brake piston seal. Frozen engine fixed with marvel mystery oil in the cylinders over night and a push in top gea...
[57] 800x600 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: CX500 would not roll.  Traced it to a frozen brake caliper piston.
[51] 1306x980 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: Throttle would not move.  traced it to a frozen butterfly in one carburetor.  With mystery oil and vice grips now it works swimmingly.
[52] 1102x1469 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: First Day of ownership. Pre restoration.
[62] 3264x2448 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: Barn Find. The CX500 was Honda's first V Twin. The CX500 was the First Motorcycle with Tubeless Tires. The Motor used Push Rods.
[58] 3264x2448 / sdanville
jenison United States
 
Info: vale covers left:before right:after
[198] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: valves
[211] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: front with radiator and front 3rd of case removed
[232] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: back
[216] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: front
[180] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: left side of engine
[211] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: right side of engine
[270] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 

[225] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: before restoration
[429] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 

[206] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
Info: all done restoring. (changing the oil at the moment)
[431] 1280x960 / l988justy
Apple Valley United States
 
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