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  1. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I recently did the valves on the 1800 and I think I did something wrong so I'm going to check them again this weekend and need a little advice. When I line up the mark on the crank should both sets of valves, meaning exhaust and intake have play in them at the same time? Or, since this is a...
  2. 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...
  3. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I have an 02 1800R that I would like to do the valve adjustment in the spring and I am hoping that there is someone experienced in valve adjustments that can guide me through it. I would be happy to pay for someone's time that has experience that can show me how rather than pay the dealer to do...
  4. VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey guys, my engine just started having a slight ticking to it. I only have just under 5k miles on my '05 1300S. Does this sound like I need a valve adjustment or does anyone have any other suggestions of what it might be and what I would have to do to stop it.
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