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PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE READ THIS!!! I can help with questions ONLY on any Honda CBX-1000 motorcycle, only 1978 to 1982. OR 1981 to 1983 Honda CB1100R models ONLY Honda CBX/CB1100R motorcycles, Please NO other makes, no other models. IF YOUR QUESTION IS FOR ANY OTHER BIKE Your question MAY BE FORWARDED TO THE QUESTION POOL WHERE IT MAY NEVER BE ANSWERED. IF I ANSWERED YOUR QUESTION, and you feel the need to give me marks lower than 10, first post a follow up question. If you mark me lower, I will respond and you run the risk I will never, ever, answer one of your questions again. I'm doing this free of charge, as a service to fellow motorcyclists. If you do not value my time, I do...

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Have owned over 50 of these fine classic Honda motorcycles


International CBX Owners Association, SAE, Materials Research Society


CBXPress, VLMC magazine, Used Bike Guide


PhD in Materials Science, Post-Doc in prototyping automotive components

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Recent Answers from Jan Ringnalda

2016-09-29 Bike won't rev above 3000 rpm:

This is not a Honda CBX.  However I would suggest that if the bike will not rev at all over 3000 rpm whether it is under load or without, I would be looking at the ignition system.  If it will not rev

2016-04-21 1982 CBX:

So you need the engine putting back together, and putting back into the frame?    What is your budget for getting this done, or do you want to do this yourself?  Do you have the manual?  Not many people

2016-04-21 1982 CBX:

I'm in Johnstown, Ohio.  Where in Cbus are you?  How far was it taken apart?    Jan

2016-01-14 unridden cbx:

Hi Marc,  Yes the bike will need fettling, most shops now don't have anybody with expertise to work on a CBX but realistically all that needs to be done is pretty straightforward, except the carbs.  Brakes

2015-12-08 82 cbx howling screeching intermitant noise:

There are two friction plates, pushed together by a spring.  In front of the spring is a steel washer, then a fiber washer, then the friction plate.  On the alternator side, there are two bearing that


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