honda cx500

honda cx500

CX500. Honda CX500 First ride!

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"The essence of cafe" 1979 Honda CX500 Deluxe Standard engine apart from skimmed heads, total strip and rebuild. Mikuni 34 mm carburettors mounted on tuned length intake manifolds with APE pod filters. Handmade under seat stainless steel exhaust with aftermarket car tail tip, heat wrapped. Yamaha TZR 250 radiator with handmade aluminium header tank and supports. Frame widened by 50mm with engine offset by 6mm to take Honda NTV650 single sided swing arm and rear wheel. Frame strengthened and machined mounts for pull type rear shock from Buell Lighting. Yamaha YZF600 rear sets. Ducati Monster machined yokes to take CX500 stem, Yokes clamp onto Monster upside down forks running on a Honda NTV front wheel. The single Suzuki GSXR750 six pot calliper is held on with a machined aluminium billet hanger. Monster mud guard. Suzuki GSXR 1100 clip-ons. Yamaha YZF 125 throttle, clutch lever switch gear. Suzuki GSX600 Bandit clocks. Handmade aluminium dash with LED "idiot lights" Honda CB900 clear glass headlight. Standard wiring loom heavily modified! Honda CX500 Custom tank modified to sit lower with aircraft filler. Handmade aluminium seat unit rolled and shaped with English wheel, housing electrics and light weight Shorai battery. Paint is Pepper white with black stripes and the Honda wings (not transfers)