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'81 Honda CX500 Custom 'Bagger'

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  • My recent custom build is this 1981 Honda CX500 Custom that was going to start out as a 'Street Tracker' project but timeframe and budget made me alter it slightly. Ended up just being more of a naked, cruiser-ish project so I could get it on the road to replace my last daily rider that 'shat itself' :)
  • Stock 1981 CX500 Custom frame and engine.
  • Build process:- Stripped down, repainted frame gloss black and painted engine satin black. Rebuilt engine rear end, removed excess body panels (i.e.: headlight cowl & instrument panel, rear end tail & light, side covers, etc.) Added aftermarket headlight & tailight and speedo, indicators. Removed airbox and added Pod Filters, re-jetted original carbs. Relocated battery and electronics. Painted rims and fabricated / modified new custom seat from original pan. New modified bars and grips.
Macca25988, Mousehound and 69SIM like this.

Recent User Reviews

  1. Kupe
    "Really good job here. Great stuff!"
  2. Waldy
    "Really impressive!"
  3. hopeless
    "Bllody nice!!"