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How tight do I need to set the clutch springs on my 1980 Honda CX500 C I just rebuilt the clutch?

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Tighten them all the way up or the clutch will slip

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Hi, Rich you may need to lubricate the inside of the cable or replace it for this scenario you will need your service, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
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Hi, Frank for this scenario you will need your service, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing and printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
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Hi, Darek I would be looking really hard at your starter motor otherwise the usual suspects are:
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2. The fuel tank has old dead gas.
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