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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-12-2019, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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Howdy, new to the forum and motorcycle riding. Did the basic rider course a couple years ago. Recently got my first bike, 2004 1300S. Looking forward to learning, but hopefully not needing too much help.
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Welcome to the forum


Sitting on my VTX making vroom vroom sounds.

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Hey from Arkansas. I also have a 1300 S.
 
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Welcome to the board where your questions will be answered.

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Welcome, from east Texas. Ride safe






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Welcome from Daytona Beach, enjoy and ride safely.
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Welcome to the VTXOA.

Look through the 1300 threads you will see two issues.
Shifter pivot point needs clean & lube.
Starter switch needs clean & lube, a PDF in the Step by Step section.

Two oil drain plugs-- one for the dry sump(about a cup of oil) and one for the reservoir(about 4 qts)

Air pressure should be 38-40 psi front and back.

Enjoy the ride!
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2005 1300c Red, Mustang seat, HK 2.5 straights. Leds for safety-front & back. 190,260 VTX miles
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Welcome to the forum, and to motorcycle riding!
I've been riding for 50 years, and you can never learn too much.
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Welcome to the VTXASG (VTX Addition Support Group) .... where we gladly support each other's addiction.

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