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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-07-2019, 02:28 AM Thread Starter
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Hey all, new to this forum and wanted say hi. I am retired USAF and current civil service employee. I work in the ACFT avionics maintenance field. Just got my bike in Nov. so I am learning about it this riding season. Mainly got it to get around town and go to work. But have discovered I would like to take trips with it as well when I can get some down time. Anyway thank you for letting me join your forum.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-07-2019, 09:50 AM
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Sitting on my VTX making vroom vroom sounds.

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Welcome from Daytona Beach, enjoy and ride safely.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-08-2019, 08:06 AM
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Hello John, welcome to the VTXOA!

Several things you may want to do are "Clean & Lube" maintenance items.
Shifter pedal pivot point, Starter switch, Turn Signal switch, clutch lever and clutch cable.

1300 has an issue with wires too short from harness to the Ignition Control Module(ICM)
A wrap of tape around the pigtail and ICM to reduce stress and movement is suggested.

Another suggestion is to install a voltmeter to monitor the charge voltage.
Step by Step board has the info.

Enjoy the ride!

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