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Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-18-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By Engineoops
When I got my 07r 1300 with 3k miles on it I...

When I got my 07r 1300 with 3k miles on it I could bottom out the forks , and there was full level of fluid in forks . stiffer race tech springs and emulators and 15w synthetic fork oil fixed the...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   09-07-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Engineoops
She should be ashamed !

She should be ashamed !
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-06-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By Engineoops
If you went any more than 2" up 2" back the stock...

If you went any more than 2" up 2" back the stock throttle cables will be to short. When I turn all the way to the left I can see the throttle cables would be to short if I went any more on riser...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-06-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By Engineoops
The big boy on my 07 1300r raised me couple...

The big boy on my 07 1300r raised me couple inches and set me back a couple inches. my arms felt short with the big boy , I put some up 2 " and back 2" risers (cheepies off ebay)on the handlebars and...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-03-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 891
Posted By Engineoops
If your in doubt replace the wheel brgs. The...

If your in doubt replace the wheel brgs. The grease may be dried out also. But I bet the spacer may be jamming them , slip the Axel through and tap on it, may realign things . I replace flange brgs...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   08-29-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 293
Posted By Engineoops
I have a pro max opener on a 10x16 insulated door...

I have a pro max opener on a 10x16 insulated door . Installed in 1995 . Only repairs made was new coil lift spings 2 years ago as one spring broke , new cables and bearings ...and new rollers last...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   08-22-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Engineoops
I like eggs

I like eggs
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-22-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By Engineoops
I second using washers on the stud.2 usually will...

I second using washers on the stud.2 usually will do it . Those nuts tend to bottom out before they clamp the pipe down . Did have some success using a short 3/8 drive socket with universal joint...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-22-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Engineoops
In my opinion, it is to keep the carb warm in...

In my opinion, it is to keep the carb warm in cold weather .
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   08-16-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By Engineoops
I've often wished I had an egg for those oncoming...

I've often wished I had an egg for those oncoming cars that drift into my lane . eo
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   08-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Engineoops
Bad news when women have crab invasion

Bad news when women have crab invasion
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   08-12-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By Engineoops
I've had good luck using cheep rotors and the...

I've had good luck using cheep rotors and the good semi metalic or ceramic pads on cars. The hot rod rotors don't last as long as the cheep ones . so your an aggressive driver? That means you slam...
Forum: General MC Message Board   08-06-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 508
Posted By Engineoops
Reminds me of a guy that called me at home 20...

Reminds me of a guy that called me at home 20 years after I rebuilt his engine wanting to know what camshaft I put in it . I just couldn't remember . he was a bit irate . eo
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   08-02-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 499
Posted By Engineoops
Watched my aunt die with colon cancer . started...

Watched my aunt die with colon cancer . started getting the colonoscopy at fifty , get it every 5 years . another thing us men sometimes don't watch is blood pressure . high bp can stroke you out or...
Forum: General MC Message Board   07-26-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Engineoops
Congratulations

Congratulations
Forum: General MC Message Board   07-23-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Engineoops
Have that setup. Wouldn't be riding today without...

Have that setup. Wouldn't be riding today without the backrest . stock seat with added backrest killed my back . the big boy set me back a little , so then my arms were a little short . some 2 inch...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-22-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By Engineoops
I run 32 rear 38-40 front . I like the softer...

I run 32 rear 38-40 front . I like the softer ride and am getting double the miles at these pressures than Honda spec pressure. 40 in the rear is better when I was aggressive on curves , but wore out...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-22-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By Engineoops
I have a stock one here for a 07 r I can measure...

I have a stock one here for a 07 r I can measure if that would help.eo
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-22-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By Engineoops
. I use a tiny tack , eBay has them for around...

. I use a tiny tack , eBay has them for around 10.00 . I secure it to left handlebar with zip ties . the other end just wraps around spark plug wire .eo
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-21-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By Engineoops
Accell at 1500-2000 rpm is lugging the engine ....

Accell at 1500-2000 rpm is lugging the engine . vtx goes up to about 5400 rpm safely ,then computer cuts off spark to plugs . lugging isn't good for any engine . drive it like you stole it . I tried...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-18-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Engineoops
How do the Metzeler 880's and 888's do in curves?...

How do the Metzeler 880's and 888's do in curves? I primarily ride curvy back roads in ky. ....... Well I ride ky back roads and the Metz do just fine in curves. I'm not a real aggressive rider but...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   07-18-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Engineoops
I'm getting about 14k on my 1300r tires . 880...

I'm getting about 14k on my 1300r tires . 880 metzeler on front , michelin commander 1 on rear . are you really saving any money if you have to replace the shinkos 2 or 3 times to reach 14k ? I was...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   07-05-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By Engineoops
Nice maybe , but I don't buy from a liberal...

Nice maybe , but I don't buy from a liberal state. Eo
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   07-05-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Engineoops
Yeah , cell phone users driving into my lane and...

Yeah , cell phone users driving into my lane and communists are my biggest pet peeves . eo
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   07-04-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Engineoops
I'm near there. Went swimming in the my river...

I'm near there. Went swimming in the my river just down stream.. HIC!
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