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Forum: General MC Message Board   12-10-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,597
Posted By Alirio
Thanks Leroys73 and also welcome back. It seems...

Thanks Leroys73 and also welcome back.
It seems we have some kind of same experience!😉
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-04-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,597
Posted By Alirio
30 year ago I stopped driving motorcycles as I...

30 year ago I stopped driving motorcycles as I was starting a family. 30 year long I dreamed of owning a HD one day.
I did get the chance during these years to drive a HD from friends once a while....
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-04-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,437
Posted By Alirio
As I live in the tropics. Do you guys think I can...

As I live in the tropics. Do you guys think I can use coconot oil as a substitute for the blinker oil?🤢
Forum: General MC Message Board   11-04-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 74,834
Posted By Alirio
Did a 150 miles drive with some friends. Rode it...

Did a 150 miles drive with some friends. Rode it like I stole it. With sometimes speeds above 100 miles/h. BY THE WAY. THIS IS NOT MY NORMAL DRIVING STYLE. BUT THEIR WAS ONE HARLEY HERITAGE CLASSIC...
Forum: How To, Step-by-Step   10-19-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Alirio
Thanks for the idea! I welded mine...

Thanks for the idea!
I welded mine on😉
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-16-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 74,834
Posted By Alirio
As my VTX 1300R from 2006 finally hit 8000 miles...

As my VTX 1300R from 2006 finally hit 8000 miles I checked the valves last saturday. All six valves had to much slack. So I adjusted them and did the pair mod immedaitly. As Hans &feet suggested I...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-29-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 74,834
Posted By Alirio
Today I went for a 80 miles tour on my 1300R with...

Today I went for a 80 miles tour on my 1300R with some friends.
After about 10 miles into the ride, my rear brake stopped working. Pulled over to check the brake fluid level and it was ok. A little...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-22-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 74,834
Posted By Alirio
Had a feeling that the pressure in my back tire...

Had a feeling that the pressure in my back tire was low. Before leaving for a 100 miles trip this morning I checked it and yes, it was at 28psi. I aired up untill 32 psi and I must say that my Honda...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-22-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,045
Posted By Alirio
I been in very small accidents two times in my...

I been in very small accidents two times in my life. Both accidents happened at very slow speeds. The first time I was unlucky to hit my head on the curve. The second time I was, unlucky again and...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-05-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Alirio
Keep us posted. I'm having the same problem with...

Keep us posted. I'm having the same problem with my 2006. Mine has no fuel pump. I have noted I'm having this problem while driving slow in 4th or 5th gear. With slow I mean really slow for a long...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-26-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Alirio
You might need to keep an eye on those. Being the...

You might need to keep an eye on those. Being the bike is new to you, you don’t know how old those plugs were, you could be running rich. Put some miles on the bike and check them.


Yeah. You...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-26-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Alirio
Problem solved! When I started with the carb I...

Problem solved!
When I started with the carb I noticed the choke was loose. Further inspection also brought to light that the choke was stuck.
I took the choke out, and used some high grid...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-22-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Alirio
[QUOTE=Hans&Feet;4607044]Carb heat, manifold heat...

[QUOTE=Hans&Feet;4607044]Carb heat, manifold heat have been around a long time.
Six cylinder engine with intake and exhaust manifolds bolted together(over/under).
1957 283 Intake Manifold heat from...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-22-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Alirio
Cooling for carb?

Why does radiator water run through the carb of a VTX 1300?
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-20-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Alirio
Thanks! I'll try your suggestions. Keep you...

Thanks!
I'll try your suggestions.
Keep you posted!
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-20-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Alirio
To much fuel

My Honda VTX 1300 R uses a lot of fuel and there is a smell of fuel around the bike. Because I cant find a leak I opened up the air filter house.
I found out that the plastic holder of the air...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   08-14-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Alirio
The bike has been running good, right? So let...

The bike has been running good, right?
So let the thing hang and stop worrying about it😉
Forum: General MC Message Board   08-14-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,145
Posted By Alirio
Often do it during long rides. It feels nice to...

Often do it during long rides.
It feels nice to rest a tired arm🤗
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-14-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Alirio
Thanks, I feel better now. Problem is I...

Thanks,
I feel better now.
Problem is I bought the bike second hand with an empty toolbox🤐
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-13-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Alirio
Had issues like that also. My problem were the...

Had issues like that also.
My problem were the spark plugs from the second cylinder. They were black. I changed them and the coughing\backfire stopped.
Succes!
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   08-13-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Alirio
Backfire solved\ oil in air filter house

This is my first post.
Since one month I'm the owner of a 2006 VTX 1300R. The bike has 7300 miles on it. After about 300 miles without problems the engine started to backfire when accelerating.
If...
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