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Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By Chicago-Spike
If it were overfilled to cause trouble, it would...

If it were overfilled to cause trouble, it would just come out the vent cap and make a mess.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By Chicago-Spike
17mm It should come off relatively easy...

17mm

It should come off relatively easy because it isn't supposed to be torqued to heavy as they will break easily. See this for more;...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By Chicago-Spike
PS....another thing you should probably replace...

PS....another thing you should probably replace is the Fuel Pressure Regulator or FPR. These are a known problem and fail due to age, not miles. Here's how to change that;...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Keep the carb cleaner spray out of and off the...

Keep the carb cleaner spray out of and off the throttle body behind the airbox! The throttle body is coated with molybdenum spray and if you spray that off with carb cleaner you will have to buy a...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   07-18-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By Chicago-Spike
I don't think they have many hookers in Cali...

I don't think they have many hookers in Cali anymore. Not enough work as all the "men" there have no balls to work with
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-18-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Read this Sticky thread for more; ...

Read this Sticky thread for more;
https://www.vtxoa.com/forums/7-vtx-1300-riders-board/277624-1300-potential-oil-leak-danger-pictures.html
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-18-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Yes, you pinched the vent hose and that popped...

Yes, you pinched the vent hose and that popped the shaft seal. Push the seal back in place and correct the pinched hose and you'll be fine
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   07-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Chicago-Spike
IMHO, Tiger is a first class douchebag. Good...

IMHO, Tiger is a first class douchebag. Good riddance
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-17-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Yes, the Daymaker has lenses in it as you can see...

Yes, the Daymaker has lenses in it as you can see in the above pics. That is what LED lamps need
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-17-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Chicago-Spike
It was working before Gunslinger but as a new...

It was working before Gunslinger but as a new member your first 5 posts must be seen and approved by a site moderator before they will show up on the public board. I now see at least 3 of this same...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-17-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Chicago-Spike
IMO, none don't waste your money on a simple lamp...

IMO, none don't waste your money on a simple lamp to plug in and expect it to do the job of a lens style total headlamp replacement style that costs upwards of $300 it just doesn't work. Go with an...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   07-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Not motorcycle related. I moved this to the Off...

Not motorcycle related. I moved this to the Off Topic board for you. Here is a list of all the boards and a brief description of what should and shouldn't be put on them ...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-16-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Chicago-Spike
They don't work in the OEM headlight very well....

They don't work in the OEM headlight very well. LED light is non-directional and needs a lens to focus the light into a beam. The OEM reflector in the shell is not very good at focusing so you're...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-16-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Chicago-Spike
There is no kit, you will have to mock it all up...

There is no kit, you will have to mock it all up and order the lengths you need and make the wires yourself.


If you want the job to look like it belongs on the bike, you should do what is...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-15-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Thanks, all that stuff that you need can be found...

Thanks, all that stuff that you need can be found on our "How To;Step-by-Step" board
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-13-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Here's another thought, leaking clutch slave...

Here's another thought, leaking clutch slave cylinder??
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-13-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Here's another vote for oil. Wipe those parts off...

Here's another vote for oil. Wipe those parts off with a white paper towel and see if it doesn't turn red
Forum: General MC Message Board   07-13-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 789
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Hello, I am one of the 3, that's right 3...

Hello, I am one of the 3, that's right 3 moderators for this board. By the way, the 3 of us do this ON OUR OWN TIME and for FREE and one of us is on leave for personal reasons. We do not go searching...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-12-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chicago-Spike
It looks to me as if it is leaking. Everything...

It looks to me as if it is leaking. Everything surrounding the area is dirty with wet crud. No, it's not green like the other pic, but if his just started leaking, it may not look as bad.

Take a...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-12-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Honda engineers designed the bike to run best on...

Honda engineers designed the bike to run best on the lowest octane available. Use the lowest octane fuel
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-11-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By Chicago-Spike
https://tech.bareasschoppers.com/wp-content/image_...

https://tech.bareasschoppers.com/wp-content/image_gallery/tech/engine/desmog/VTX_1800/back_airbox_before.jpg


From this site you will need to save for his many tech write ups...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-11-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By Chicago-Spike
There is a snorkel and flapper valve that sits...

There is a snorkel and flapper valve that sits under the tank out of sight.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-11-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Narrowed it down.........it's a bad water pump

Narrowed it down.........it's a bad water pump
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-11-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chicago-Spike
Look up by the rear oil drain plug as you can see...

Look up by the rear oil drain plug as you can see in this picture. The weep hole is the dirty hole near the drain plug;
...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   07-11-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chicago-Spike
The definitive answer is the leak you have on the...

The definitive answer is the leak you have on the ground. It's from the water pump, thus the water pump is going bad. The fix is to replace the water pump


PS...it's not a hose, or a loose clamp,...
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