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    Hello. I have a 1981 CX500 that belongs to my brother in law. I need to rebuild the carbs and I am looking for a good (free)refrence for them. I know there is Larry(I think)book. But again the bike does not belong to me and I really dont want to pay for a book. Any help?
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    2008 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

    1981 Honda CX500

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    Please take a few minutes to edit your profile to show your location and to edit your signature to show the bike's year and model.



    IMO the best documentation that you can get for free is to download the Honda factory service manual and the Honda common service manual. See any of Blindstitch's posts for the link.



    These manuals have enough information for you to get by. But the information in Larry's book shows how to bring them to another level.
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    This is a post by Larry at Sheps's site,,it should be helpful to you.
    ...and as the elders of our time choose to remain blind, let us rejoice and let us sing and dance and ring in the new. Hail Atlantis!

    1975 XL-100, 1978 CX500, 1980 CX500, 1981 CX500

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    Look Here for references including the service manual. Larry's carb book is very well regarded. If you are not experienced with Keihin CV motorcycle carbs you may want to suggest getting it to your brother in law. You may also find something covering similar models at a library. Good luck.
    CXGL WIKI Gather it all!

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    My daily ride for the last year - 1982 CX500C, The six years before - 1981 CM400E

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    Thanks for the help. I will look into this information in the morning. I edited my signature. Thanks!
    PakRat



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    2008 Harley Davidson Sportster 883

    1981 Honda CX500

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    Good luck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pakrat View Post
    Thanks for the help. I will look into this information in the morning. I edited my signature. Thanks!
    hi and welcome.

    the carbs on our bikes as you are aware,are very important.

    shep has provided a whole section to them////and free

    http://globalcxglvtwins.hostingdeliv...d2db6c2d725fe0
    1981 GL500 , UK MODEL,needing a bit of tender loving care

    1982 GL500 , UK MODEL,my daily ride.



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