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  1. seems like I'm running out of gas

    New Hampshire
    I took my bike to new mechanic down here, and now I've created new problems. The other day sitting at a red light installed for the first time ever, and now tonight riding home it seems like I was running out of gas even though I filled up today. Switching the petcock didn't help but when I...
  2. 1300C not starting - Seems like no fuel is getting to the carb.

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey folks, Last night I swapped out the pilot jet since it was running rich. I had a #60 in there and I think I really should be running a #58. I couldn't kill the engine by turning the A/F screw all the way in. It would keep running which is indicative to me that the pilot jet might be a...
  3. Leaky petcock diaphragm - JB Weld OK for now?

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I have a 2009 VTX 1300C and after only 2 weeks ownership I've been hit with the VTX leaky diaphragm / fuel valve issue. When running it slowly drip gas out from between where the two halves of the assembly meet (they're riveted together in four places -- i.e., a non-serviceable assembly). I...
  4. Petcock questions

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Should the vacuum petcock HOLD a vacuum? if a hook a line straight to the petcock, pull a vacuum so it opens, should that vacuum bleed down and the petcock eventually close? If not is this the correct kit to get? COVER SET, PETCOCK for Honda 16953-KEA-023 and lastly can this be...
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