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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-19-2019, 12:46 AM Thread Starter
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We're gonna rebuild and restore a 2002 Honda VTX 1800. My husband and I found it in a storage auction. I'm Amy from Phoenix,AZ.
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-19-2019, 09:15 AM
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First thing to replace the Fuel Pressure Regulator or FPR. These fail due to age, not miles and your 2002 is the oldest and they fail at around 8-10 years of age. Do not try to start or ride the bike until you change it. The bad FPR allows too much fuel into the combustion chambers and the excess washes down the cylinder walls into the engine case thinning the oil. There have been several engines destroyed from this. Read this for How To change it;
https://tech.bareasschoppers.com/car...ure-regulator/

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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-19-2019, 09:21 AM
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Welcome from Mississippi, good luck with your restoration.

2007 1300 C Metallic Cabernet----34, 513 miles when purchased 09/2015
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2007 1300 C Black----4,506 miles when purchased 12-31-2016
now----27,068 miles
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Hello Amy, welcome to the VTXOA!

The fuel system will probably be your largest headache.
Have you taken a look in the tank?

When you visit Bare's site, look at the fuel pump system..
Good info, you do not need to do the mod.
https://tech.bareasschoppers.com/diy...-mod-vtx-1800/

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Good morning and welcome to the site from central New Mexico.

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Welcome to the VTXASG (VTX Addition Support Group) .... where we gladly support each other's addiction.

And don't forget to post pictures of your progress here!

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Welcome from Daytona Beach, enjoy and ride safely.
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Welcome from southwest Georgia.

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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-21-2019, 05:03 PM
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New to site. Love my VTX. Just bought this one in April. 2009 1300r This is my 3rd Had a 2004s and an 02 1800c. Glad to be back on and X
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Welcome Amy.


Sitting on my VTX making vroom vroom sounds.

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