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  1. Valve Noise on 2005 VTX 1300S

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I was wondering if other VTX owners have noticed ticking of their valves, even after adjusting. I had my valves adjusted at my local Honda dealer, but they still tick more than other bikes I've had before. Nothing ridiculous, just a little annoying. Any comments would be welcome.
  2. doing valves again...need some advice

    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...
  3. '03 1800R LOUD Engine Noise

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I kept my ride at home this winter and removed the front end for rebuilding, cleaning, etc. in prepration for a nice May ride to Arky. At least I hope it's warm enough by then! All I removed was the front wheel, fender, and forks. I also removed a Pro Hypercharger and installed a stock airbox. I...
  4. New to VTX. Overview.

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Hey guys, 21 yrs old and I bought my first bike a few weeks ago and want to give an overview of what I've experienced so far. I've read many threads on here and am thrilled with the responses and knowledge of this forum. Bike: 2007 VTX 1800f bone stock with 5000 on the odometer. So far I've...
  5. Chalk it up to sh*t happens.......

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I have been coming here since I bought my bike new. Now I need help with a problem. I was adjusting my valves and the 4mm wrench broke. I'm not sure, but i think the ear that broke off went down into the head. Is there any way of removing the top part of the head without removing the engine from...
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