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  1. Rear Turn Signal Out - 2003 1800S

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Just noticed my front turn signal flashing in double time due to my rear turn signal being out. I swapped my rear bulbs to see if the bulb was burned out, and it still didnt work thus ruling out a burnt bulb. Normally I troubleshoot these things on my own, but I am extremely busy the next few...
  2. Broken bolt removal tips and tricks.

    General MC Message Board
    Howdy Folks, I have seen a ton of posts, new and old, about broken bolts and how to get them out. I've been wrenching (like a lot of you) for years and if I said I never broke a bolt I'd be a big fat lying doo-doo head! With that said I wanted to share a couple tips that I have used over the...
  3. Broken exhaust bolt/exhaust backfires

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey everyone, this is my first post here so I hope I'm doing it in the right forum. Anyway, I'll try to be as clear and as fast as possible. This last weekend, I replaced the stock pipes on my '06 1300C with V&H BigShots. In doing so, I managed to bust the lower rod bolt (even with the...
  4. Another 1300S Speedo Issue

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Can anyone help? Speedo and odometer both stopped working at the same time. All indicator and riding lights still work. I have read all the threads. Checked the green plugs (broke the clasps in the process). Tightened the battery terminals, checked the ground plug. Swapped fuses. Nothing...
  5. not so great Easter

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Well... It happened.. As much as I hate to actually admit it, It actually happened! I parked my bike at my sisters house Easter day and went into visit. All was well and we were having a good time.. Then I heard the words that sent shivers down my spine! "Todd , I backed my car right into...
  6. The Nuts and Bolts of Bolting

    How To, Step-by-Step
    BY: Joseph C. Dille Keeping It All Together The Nuts and Bolts of Bolting By Joseph C. Dille BMWMOA #24754 Part 2 of 3 Some people may wonder why there are so many types of screws and bolts. Others may wonder what the markings on the head mean. In...