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Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-05-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By StarrRider
Yes! Hold that metal piece with pliers and remove...

Yes! Hold that metal piece with pliers and remove the allen head screw from it.
Then install the metal piece in the hole on the back cover. If you have already glued it you will have to break the...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-04-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By StarrRider
Instead of using glue I used a small screw type...

Instead of using glue I used a small screw type fuel hose clamp to squeeze it together around the threaded metal part. It's been working for a couple years now. The clamp is inside of the box and...
Forum: 1300 Classifieds-For Sale Only   10-13-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By StarrRider
https://www.jpcycles.com/product/zz84476/easy-brac...

https://www.jpcycles.com/product/zz84476/easy-brackets-saddlebag-mounting-system?mrkgadid=3300286425&rkg_id=0&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=461943536133_product_type_motorcycles_product_ty...
Forum: GPS/MP3/Electronic mc devices   09-21-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By StarrRider
What's also pretty cool is I can control phone...

What's also pretty cool is I can control phone calls through the GPS screen, and control Spotify with the Sena controls.
Forum: GPS/MP3/Electronic mc devices   09-21-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By StarrRider
I don't know why, I guess because it just does....

I don't know why, I guess because it just does. Seems to work fine that way.
It's all automatic. I turn it on and it all connects. I can turn the GPS off and it is still connected to the phone. I...
Forum: GPS/MP3/Electronic mc devices   09-21-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By StarrRider
I have a ZUMO 660 and a Sena headset, and my...

I have a ZUMO 660 and a Sena headset, and my phone is paired with both at the same time.
I have an android phone. I hear commands from the GPS and play music on the phone.
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-21-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 177
Posted By StarrRider
Well hello Roberta. Some pretty impressive stats...

Well hello Roberta. Some pretty impressive stats you have there.
Joined this month, 7 posts, and already Banned!
You must have ruffled somebody's feathers. Lol
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   09-09-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By StarrRider
Be sure and order the 2 rubber seals that seal...

Be sure and order the 2 rubber seals that seal the coolant tubes to the pump. They don't come with the pump.
Forum: General MC Message Board   07-13-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By StarrRider
So sad to hear about one of our fellow...

So sad to hear about one of our fellow brothers...
Thoughts and prayers for Jason and his family.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-13-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,031
Posted By StarrRider
Pull that crank case cover off so you can see...

Pull that crank case cover off so you can see more. You can even ride it with it off if needed.
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-10-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,863
Posted By StarrRider
Maybe it's my computer but I've clicked that link...

Maybe it's my computer but I've clicked that link several times, and it keeps bringing up Wheel Bearings.
Forum: General MC Message Board   07-09-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By StarrRider
Nope, there is no delete account option on this...

Nope, there is no delete account option on this forum.
It's like the lyrics from the song, Hotel California..(Eagles)
"You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave."

Congrats on...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-08-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By StarrRider
I think what you are referring to is what is...

I think what you are referring to is what is called the final drive.
The only way to tell for sure that it is empty is by removing the drain plug.
This link should help you with changing it. I use...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-03-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By StarrRider
I'm not so sure you can replace them one at a...

I'm not so sure you can replace them one at a time with different length shocks.
The best way as Spike mentioned is to use a bike lift.
You might make something like this. Be careful it doesn't tip...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   06-27-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By StarrRider
Best wishes to you, Lofty. It's good that you...

Best wishes to you, Lofty. It's good that you caught it early.
I lost my Dad to lung cancer when he was 62.
Long before he got sick he told me "You don't know what's important in life until you...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   05-21-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By StarrRider
Just a thought... Have you checked for...

Just a thought...

Have you checked for vacuum leaks? It's easy to do with a can of brake clean with the little straw.
You can even dribble a little into the throttle body. If the engine picks up,...
Forum: Oregon   05-20-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
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Views: 631
Posted By StarrRider
Anyone make it to the Rhododendron Festival? It...

Anyone make it to the Rhododendron Festival? It wasn't a good weekend for a ride to the coast.
We had some pretty good storms move through Saturday...

...
Forum: General MC Message Board   05-18-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,721
Posted By StarrRider
Number of posts. I think it's around 100...

Number of posts. I think it's around 100...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   05-11-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By StarrRider
I've been following his page for quite some time...

I've been following his page for quite some time now.. This should give you an idea of what he's doing these days.

https://www.facebook.com/LamonsterGarage/
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-17-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By StarrRider
Here ya go, Lou.. I got lucky with google. ...

Here ya go, Lou.. I got lucky with google. ...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-08-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By StarrRider
Is this what you're looking for? He made them...

Is this what you're looking for? He made them himself.

https://www.vtxoa.com/forums/113-new-member-introductions/461404-got-me-1800-a.html
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-06-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By StarrRider
Yes it is common, but only for the 02 and 03...

Yes it is common, but only for the 02 and 03 model year 1800's with the fuel pump in the tank. I am assuming the rubber diaphragm inside deteriorates with age. It's not really effected by poor...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-06-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By StarrRider
OP posts here in search of a mechanic and ends up...

OP posts here in search of a mechanic and ends up fixing it himself.. Gotta love it! :thumbup:
Forum: General MC Message Board   03-25-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By StarrRider
Not that I am aware of. They advertise specials...

Not that I am aware of. They advertise specials here on the forum.
That last one was earlier this month.

https://www.hondadirectline.com/
Forum: General MC Message Board   03-23-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By StarrRider
I've been buying tires here for quite some time. ...

I've been buying tires here for quite some time.
I haven't found better prices elsewhere, and free 3 day shipping.
I have a buddy with a good tire machine so I mount my own...
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