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  1. Weekend Maintenance

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Just wanted to share my experience on doing the work myself as opposed to taking my motorcycle to a shop... I was at 8100 miles on my X so it was definitely time for the valve check. My clutch slave cylinder was leaking so I had to replace that. I also went ahead and did the desmog/pair valve...
  2. Power Commander 3 Maps question.

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I just ordered some new stuff for my 1800n friday night. Got the Vance and Hines Big Shots exhaust, Hypercharger Pro-R, and the Power Commander 3. Along with some other chrome goodies and a windshield. I was looking at the maps for the power commander and found map "122-002 Retro, Neo & F model...
  3. Can't remove reed valve, help!

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    hello all, I'm in the middle of desmog mod and I can't remove the reed valve on front cylinder. Can i simply plug the hose bib on valve? suggestions. (I stripped a screw while trying to remove reed valve) thanks
  4. Any good wrenches in Cinci

    Ohio
    CRAP!!! okay, maybe starting the carb work was a bad idea since I had NO FRICKIN IDEA what I was doing. Anyone in the area good at workin on 1300s that can help me out? I need carb adjustment and would like the DESMOG mod done. Tom Reading, Ohio
  5. DeSmog Question

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I am in the process of doing the valves for the first time, and figured that I would do the DeSmog mod while I have the tank off. Had a bit of trouble... When I got the gasket plate off, I tried to pry off the metal tabs (#2 and 3 in the walkthrough) and the dang thing snapped in half. The...
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