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07-12-2019 09:12 PM
Capt. Kurt I use non ethonal and run sea foan in my tank every couple of months.. my 07 vtx 1300 r quit backfiring. Replace all 3 of the small hoses that come off the petcock . Just to be on the safe side i bought all new hoses for the bike.. kept all the old hoses and take them with me for my long rides just knowing if i blow 1 i have an extra in the bags
07-12-2019 06:22 PM
Bubblechaser Good riding to you sir. I have a 2007 vtx1300c that had decel back firing problems. I corrected the problem by de-smogging the bike.Not only did it clear the backfire but the bike runs fantastically better. There are several forums here on it. You may consider this option. Good luck and ride safe.
07-12-2019 02:38 PM
Chicago-Spike
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Originally Posted by buster711 View Post
93 octane
Honda engineers designed the bike to run best on the lowest octane available. Use the lowest octane fuel
07-12-2019 02:32 PM
buster711 93 octane
07-12-2019 12:53 PM
Bruin Are you using regular or hi-test gas?????
07-12-2019 12:03 PM
buster711 thanks for the direction...gonna check that soon as i can
07-12-2019 11:59 AM
buster711 Thanks..will check that ASAP
07-11-2019 07:42 AM
Blaine C You have a vacuum leak......Most likely at T under tank.
07-11-2019 07:11 AM
steveroy60 Welcome from Daytona Beach, enjoy and ride safely.
07-10-2019 01:04 PM
Hans&Feet You probably have an open vacuum hose at petcock.
Two "Tee" fittings, several hoses, one to PAIR valve if you have it.
Intake manifold is vacuum source.

Vacuum Hoses also crack on the interior causing vacuum leaks.

You can read Eurodude adventures because he pulled a vacuum hose off.
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