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Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   05-05-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Andis
Thank you all! Yes, he has model without oxygen...

Thank you all! Yes, he has model without oxygen sensor and there is no power commander either. I will try to find Fastspek!
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   05-05-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Andis
computer ignition module

Hi all! Long time haven't been online what probably means = no tech problems so far :)

My friend has imported 1800C from US to EU and has failed to pass certification procedure. Report he got back...
Forum: General MC Message Board   07-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Andis
Hi all! Thanks for advice! In fact, i was looking...

Hi all! Thanks for advice! In fact, i was looking for extra tips to make "gravel" riding more safe. "Stand on pegs" is good one, but really hard if you have to ride 20-30 miles on gravel... any ideas...
Forum: General MC Message Board   07-14-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Andis
gravel road riding

Hi everyone! It happens that from time to time i have to drive on gravel roads and it is hell hard to drive where you want to drive with VTX C.
Curious if anyone has tried off road tires to fit on...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   08-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By Andis
old roadhouse reverse engineering

Hi! Has anyone seen or heard about any tech drawings or something like that for 1800C Roadhouse Long slip-ons? Now it is impossible to buy either new or used one...
I like the "fat" look of C's...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-11-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By Andis
:)

I noticed that new Mimic wheels in Sumo shop have different centre than 8 years ago. Also got a message from them that they have upgrade kit for my old rear wheel. Is it worth, does anyone know?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-11-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By Andis
Sumo rear wheel bushings (or dampener)

Hi everyone!
I was dismantling rear for new 240 tire replacement and discovered that my Sumo wheel's bushings are dead. Has anyone idea where to buy them or what fits best instead of old ones? looks...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-02-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By Andis
thanks!

Many thanks for advice!
Here in Latvia we can change engines with no problem - the frame number is one which gets registered.

On other hand, I've already spotted one potential frame "donor", its...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   12-02-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By Andis
VTX frame replacement

Hi everyone!
I'm seriously considering to change a frame for my current bike.
The reason is stupid - I can't register/certify my USA born VTX in EU (it's now registered in Lithuania not on my...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   03-17-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Andis
T & R

Hi!
What I think now is to take away that 6-Tree and to choose between two:
1) take bike to welding shop and add to the neck 6 degrees, getting from stock 32 to 38 degrees
2) buy new 3-Tree and...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   02-18-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Andis
forks

Yes, Kevin, I have KewMetal fat forks kit.
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   02-17-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Andis
windshield on fat forks

Hi!
Has anybody installed windshield having fat forks? I am just interested, which windshield's fastenings are not affected by such tune already installed.
Thanks in advance!
Andis
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   02-12-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Andis
ok

ok, I will try it. Shocks are 12" now. I calculated already, what I would gain for trail if I go to 11" rear.
I would rise it from 2,58 what is now to 2,85, what is still way too low comparing to...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   02-11-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Andis
serious?

DRFLGD, are you serious? It does not change trail...

When I did just 6* installation, I reduced trail from stock 5,5" to 1,36".... :shock:
Then I put 21" front wheel, got increase in trail from...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   02-11-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Andis
tightening

Yes, I did try to tighten, but no effect. Overtightening might be too worse for bearings.
The problem is in frame & fork geometry now, which I did not examine before 6* mod, just relying on 100%...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   02-11-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Andis
11" and 12" rear springs

Hi!
Because of the need to change bike's steering neck rake after 6* tripple tree mod, i am considering to put 11" rear springs instead to front fork extensions. I know - front extensions would be...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   02-10-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Andis
rack & trail

Hi!

rbracing-rsr.com/rakeandtrail.html

Can somebody advise, what figures are right to put in this calculator to compare stock and modified tripple tree vtx? (what is original VTX neck rake,...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   05-21-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Andis
webcams and pistons

Hi! Where could I find some description, how and how much those products improve performance?
Especially interesting is product, which I found here: http://www.orientexpress.com/Honda/Crui ......
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   05-15-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Andis
tire for 21" front wheel

Hi! What maker and size would be the best choose for it? Thanks in advance!
Andis
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   05-05-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Andis
Re: wobbling?

Any other advices?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-28-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Andis
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-28-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Andis
Re: wobbling?

Thanks, X'N!
I found 21" Mimic wheel also on sumo-x site.

If somebody could check me and correct? On the site http://www.rbracing-rsr.com/rakeandtrail.html
I put what I know about my VTX:
...
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-27-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Andis
Re: wobbling?

21" front wheel - one from Retro modell?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-27-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Andis
Re: wobbling?

Fork extensions? Where can I by them or can I make them?
Forum: VTX 1800 Tech Board   04-27-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Andis
wobbling?

Hi!
Just got out first time this year. During winter I put Brand X 6 degree triple trees. From time to time on the speed over 100 Km/h I got wobbling... :shock: Have not got anything like that...
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