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RE: Losing Power 79 Honda CX 500 discussion forum:
RE: Losing Power

RE: Losing Power 
~The Ghettoman! said 2007-01-23 18:05:29 
Hehehe.. AJ, the problem isn\´t your carbs. I just answered a posting (oil filters) and explained a bit about what that problem is. It\´s an inherant thing the just happens because of the engines configuration. The only way to kill that problem is port your heads, and go for WAY larger diameter headers like I\´ve done/doing with my `79 500 Custom. Go to ANY exhaust shop and they\´ll bend ya up a set of headers pretty cheap. Just REMEBER, keep the flanges! You\´ll need those to get the pipes to seat into the heads right. The OTHER thing I can suggest if ya don\´t wanna go that far with your bike, is to get a pair of carbs with accelerator pumps.IE: MOST CB\´s..CB400,CB500..Some carbs will fit right on,some will need a lil tweeking of the linkages. (migs work killer for that) With accelerators,you can \ 
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