Honda VTX Forum banner


  1. Help with Carb

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I have a big problem with my carb, the A/F screw doesn't work, you can turn to closed position or 4 turns out and there is no change in the rpm of the motor, the spark plugs are carbon fouled, simptom of a rich condition. I have replaced this parts inside the carburator,slow jet, main jet, jet...
  2. Sputtering in low RPMS with odometer going on/off and gas gauge failing

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey everyone, I'm really hoping with the knowledge and experience we have on the site someone can save my baby! She just started running crazy the other week and at first I was thinking battery. After charging on the trickle over night she was at full charge again. She ran alright at first but...
  3. Jetting and Air/Fuel Mixture

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I just got my VTX1300C over the summer, and now that its winter, I've decided to take advantage of my time and do some work. I already did the hole-saw mod a couple weeks after I got the bike. I also just recently ordered an Arlen Ness Big Sucker air kit (because it was a heck of a deal) and it...
  4. A Great Tech read on how your carb works

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    _ DON"T RE-PASTE THIS -using "quote" function, REPLY ONLY, W/O QUOTE USE the big black button on the Left - REPLY TO THREAD I stumbled on one of the best tech carb documents the 1300 owners should have on the functions of the carb. For the guys/gals that don't work on carbs for a living...
  5. Found the source of oily residue. Carb guru's needed.. Donut???

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    So recently I posted about getting an oily, fuel smelling residue all over my carb and on my fins in between the jugs. Today I had a few things off of the bike mocking up a Harley horn for it and found the source of the leak. It is coming from the vent hose on top of the carb that runs down...
  6. Help Please with Fuel Mixture

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hopefully somebody can help me with a fault in fuel mixture of my VTX. I bought a 2006 VTX1300R that was without using approx by 8 months and had installed cobra pipes. Before to begin to use disarmed the carburetor and made a good cleaning, also cleaned the fuel tank and when disarming the...
  7. Gas Leaking (pouring out) while running

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    There is a hose connected to the back top of the carburetor for discharge. When I start the engine the gas literally flows out of the hose. I have a 2006 1300R. Anyone else experience this problem?
  8. Spring Cleaning

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hello All! New to the forum. And its that time of the year. I just bought my VTX last May and now I need to clean the carb and change the oil and get her ready for riding season! :lol: I am fairly familiar with carburetors and engines with cars, but this is my first bike.:dontknow: I was...
  9. What Jet Kit?

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I just bought a DG Hard Krome Strippers exhaust in black and was wondering what jet kit I should buy. What is the difference in stages?