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Forum: General MC Message Board   12-09-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By maurice2
Concerning your avatar, I viewed many of these...

Concerning your avatar, I viewed many of these when I started riding again a few years ago.:grin2:

Good video . thanks.
Forum: General MC Message Board   12-09-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By maurice2
Good idea about the wiggle. I will remember that....

Good idea about the wiggle. I will remember that. thanks.
Forum: General MC Message Board   12-08-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By maurice2
It makes sense that was the reason even though no...

It makes sense that was the reason even though no one was behind me. I stopped at the traffic light, turned back to look at the SOB, and he was just coming out, no one was behind me when almost hit....
Forum: General MC Message Board   12-08-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By maurice2
Almost got Hit!

I ride as defensive as I am capable, which is quite a bit :grin2:,but today was a surprise.
We all know about the car waiting on the side street or median to cut in front of us at the last second,...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-08-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By maurice2
If you were referring to me, I already knew that....

If you were referring to me, I already knew that. My question was unrelated.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-08-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By maurice2
Ok Chuck. I read the second line differently....

Ok Chuck. I read the second line differently. Thanks!!
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-08-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By maurice2
Chuck, are you saying with my setup there is a...

Chuck, are you saying with my setup there is a drain inside of battery? Gps is not attached to socket. Isn't it power available but not used, like a light switch is on for the lamp with no bulb in...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-07-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By maurice2
Now that I think of it, the pigtail from the...

Now that I think of it, the pigtail from the tender does have a fuse.
So the answer to the original question is no, not running down battery?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-07-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By maurice2
? Not fused. Why would that matter? Thought...

?

Not fused. Why would that matter? Thought fuse is to prevent damage to component if too much power to component, ie bad boy horn? no? Like lamp with no bulb in socket doesn't use electricity...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-07-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By maurice2
Power to cigarette lighter socket

Socket at handlebar, wire hidden under tank to left foot peg with end pigtail plugged into battery tender pigtail. No battery drain without gps plugged into socket, correct?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-04-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By maurice2
What size on drop down do you choose for vtx 1800...

What size on drop down do you choose for vtx 1800 tire?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-02-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By maurice2
Yeah, says tighten mounting bolts from the back....

Yeah, says tighten mounting bolts from the back. No time yet, only to ride.lol
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-01-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By maurice2
Thanks Tenn, will feel around for them.

Thanks Tenn, will feel around for them.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-01-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By maurice2
Barrons air kit

Nothing on the search on this air box change. Does anyone know how to remove the cover? Looked behind it but not clear what would remove it.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-29-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By maurice2
Years ago on a different vtx 1800 I used it...

Years ago on a different vtx 1800 I used it regularly, but had to add oil between oil changes 2, sometimes 3 times, changing oil at 5k. 5/40 full synthetic. I changed to full syn. motorcycle oil,...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-29-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By maurice2
Didn't know. Mine were installed pointing right...

Didn't know. Mine were installed pointing right on older bike. thanks.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-29-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By maurice2
Found a retired mechanic, said he will change...

Found a retired mechanic, said he will change break, clutch fluid, polish with wet sandpaper and aluminum polish with wheel, for between 150 to 200. All day job to to it right he says. Sounds damn...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-29-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By maurice2
I have the kurvygirl valves on my older vtx and...

I have the kurvygirl valves on my older vtx and much easier. I think the added length of the attachment increased wobble.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-29-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By maurice2
Just using never dull improved it, not perfect.

Just using never dull improved it, not perfect.
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-29-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By maurice2
Kinda like the center in football. Curious, did...

Kinda like the center in football.
Curious, did you park in on a slightly downward road? Any damage to your bike, scratches etc?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-29-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By maurice2
Even with the angle attachment it was a pain in...

Even with the angle attachment it was a pain in the butt. You needed a hand on the tire valve attachment for stability, the other trying to thread it, so two hands stretched out which blocked my...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-28-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By maurice2
I didn't use the word polishing in the search, as...

I didn't use the word polishing in the search, as I thought that was after it was cleaned. Thanks. Lots of good info.
I think I will look for someone I can pay to do this though.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-28-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By maurice2
By couch I hope you don't mean soft. My back does...

By couch I hope you don't mean soft. My back does not like soft. Maybe you just meant comfortable.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-28-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By maurice2
Wonderful Lee! Thanks! I think the silver can...

Wonderful Lee! Thanks! I think the silver can stuff is never dull. Just bought some yesterday before reading this. I will wait for the sandpaper grit and procedure before proceeding.
There was a...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   11-27-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By maurice2
Thing is, I remember in Florida after about 1.5...

Thing is, I remember in Florida after about 1.5 riding with my mustang seat my butt feeling it a little. hmm
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