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  1. Another Flange Bearing Victim.....

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    First off, it's been a while since I've been on this forum, but it feels good to be back. So, my 04 1300C is my daily driver/commuter, and I always ride with earplugs at highways speeds. Recently on a short hop to the store (no earplugs), I heard a terrible grinding sound coming from the...
  2. Steering Stem Bearings

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I know there are several posts about the steering stem bearing problem and how to replace the bearings but I am curious if anyone has taken their bike to a shop to have these replaced instead of doing them themselves? I have decent mechanical capabilities but I do not have many tools and not...
  3. Peer-review on a parts order

    General MC Message Board
    Hello Board, Sometime in the next month or so, I have a couple of things to fix/change/replace on my Dad's '02 VTX 1800C. Specifically, his front bearings are going, he needs new brakes, and his fork seals are leaking. I would also like to do the Desmog/Pair Valve removal, as well as...
  4. Front Wheel Bearings Went Bad. Now having Issues. PLEASE HELP

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Hey there hope someone can help with my 2002 VTX 1800C. Was riding home when front bearing went out. It didnt give me much warning. I had about 3 minutes of a weird squeak and then it went to popping like the wheel was coming off. was close to the house at that point and rode it back in 2cd...
  5. New tires, bearings, gear oil...now a "cricket" sound and rear humming???

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Well, after much searching on here under "chirping and humming noise" I have not found an exact answer to my problem. So hopefully someone can chime in some good thoughts on the matter:D Ok, here we go: Went to Dealer ( I know first mistake lol) Bought 2 brand new Dunlop E3's while...
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