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Re: CX500

PostPosted: 21 Aug 2020, 15:19
by Perkles
I want to do a C90 next but the prices are crazy

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 21 Aug 2020, 15:36
by Kwacky
are you keeping the CX or going to sell it?

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 23 Aug 2020, 10:22
by Perkles
Kwacky wrote:are you keeping the CX or going to sell it?

Keep it for now but currently looking for a tax exempt cb1000f

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 25 Aug 2020, 21:35
by Perkles
Got the replacement pet cock that I broke tonight ,chucked some fuel in the tank bled it through the carbs and it started first push of the button
Shocked and happy was an understatement ,not sure how to post a video but it sounds great

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 25 Aug 2020, 22:22
by duke63
You have a pet cock? (gah)

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 25 Aug 2020, 22:23
by StMarks
Perkles wrote:Got the replacement pet cock that I broke tonight ,chucked some fuel in the tank bled it through the carbs and it started first push of the button
Shocked and happy was an understatement ,not sure how to post a video but it sounds great

REEESULT.! (y)

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 25 Aug 2020, 23:59
by kiwikrasher
Good work!!

I’m not surprised though, you had it running before and the work you’ve done to it is solid

Upload vid to YouTube then post the link using the video tab on full editor on here

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 27 Aug 2020, 19:41
by duke63
Came across this on a french custom website earlier.

https://morexcustom.com/realisation-mot ... da-cx-500/

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Re: CX500

PostPosted: 28 Aug 2020, 07:18
by Perkles
nice I love those retro firestone tyres but they are almost 300 quid a pop !

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 28 Aug 2020, 08:18
by Blade
If they last well that might not be so bad.

Looking forward to seeing the finished article 8)

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 06 Sep 2020, 20:48
by Perkles
Ready for it’s MOT

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 06 Sep 2020, 20:51
by D6Nutz
Love it, that looks sweet. Top job mate.

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Re: CX500

PostPosted: 06 Sep 2020, 21:11
by Kwacky
You might want to take the bleeder off the front caliper

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 06 Sep 2020, 21:34
by Blade
Looks good mate 8)

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 06 Sep 2020, 23:40
by StMarks
Kwacky wrote:You might want to take the bleeder off the front caliper

Racing style fluid reservoir? :D

Looks great imho Perkles, does it sound as loud as it looks like it does.?

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 07 Sep 2020, 06:53
by Perkles
It’s sounds great very loud :)

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 07 Sep 2020, 07:45
by C00kiemonster
I bet it is with that pipe! :D

Looks a great job.

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 07 Sep 2020, 08:05
by Monty
Very very nice mate, top job.

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 12 Sep 2020, 04:35
by kingfixer
That looks class !!

Re: CX500

PostPosted: 20 Sep 2020, 15:54
by Perkles
Maiden voyage and nothing fell off ,the engine pulls strong and sounds great
It was nice bobbing along in the countryside in Jean's and a jacket