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  1. cold running, heavy choke

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    2004 VTX1300S When it is cold, 50 or below, my ride is a beast! I have to use the manual choke for at least the first 30 minutes of riding or it spits and gasps as if I were starving it! What is it about the 1300 that makes it so rough in cold weather? Am I missing something?
  2. HELP!! '05' 1800N Running like SHHH it....

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I just want to preference this by saying that the only work that had been done recently was an oil change. Here is a list of everything aftermarket mechanical on the bike: Cobra Exhaust Pear Valve removed w/block off plates Kuryakin Hypercharger intake Amsoil My problem is that my '05' 1800N...
  3. Running rough

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    2008 VTX 1300 R Whether choked or not, sputters when starting up (regardless of temp), runs fine after 2-3 miles. If I stop on a ride to take a break, and fire it back up after 10-15 min, sputters and dies, then runs fine after a minute or so. I have Cobra slash cuts and a K&N filter (just...
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