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Since you have the starter enrichment valve out, look at the end. It has a gasket
to shut off A/F. Look in the bore see if anything is preventing from closing.
 

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I don't wanna jinx it before I get to ride it tomorrow, But I got it running and it seems to run the best it's ever run, But lets wait for the road test , and check the plugs . Fingers crossed
 

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Well ran good for 60 or so mile .Now blowing oil out the crankcase hose on air box. Took top of carb and pulled piston up and there was oil on there on the whole assy . I'm done
 

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How is the oil level in the crankcase??
Check it... Dipstick unscrewed and sitting on top of threads...

Is the fuel tank vent at the right rear of the tank go straight down to the
lower part of the frame???
One tee fitting with an open port.
Hose---tee--------hose------
 

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Ok Hans I checked the vacuum line and it was bunched up now why would that have something to do with crankcase vent hose? Also oil was just below full .
 

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Nothing to do with the crankcase vent hose which easily gets kinked
and blows out the shifter oil seal. Check the CC vent hose it
could be kinked and farted oil into the airbox.
From the left side I can see the CC vent hose to the airbox with a flashlight.
The Honda CC vent hose is a pathetic hose material.

The fuel tank vent hose has been clogged in previous times
by others, usually de-rusting the tank or coating it.
Some had fuel blowing out of the cap when opened(recently 1800) or
just air pressure..
1300 with the vent clogged (vacuum) sometimes prevents fuel flow.
 

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I replaced the cc hose with a new piece I bought .It wasn't kinked ,but the ends were frayed or cracked . I rerouted the vent hose back to the floor where it is supposed to be . But the wind here in Michigan is keeping me inside , Thanks
 

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Looks like I've got the vtx running fairly decent . Just really coldblooded , but I don't want to use the enrichner , once it warms up it's really fun to ride . Thanks for all your help
 

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I use the enricher on every cold start.
No issues. I live in the south.
All stock jets. I was going to turn the A/F screw slight richer, it would not turn.
I waited 10+ years before adjusting.
Glad to see you are riding.
My 05 1300 C has a 195 jet stock. It has a flat top.
Jets with grooves and e-clip are aftermarket.
 

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Well I've got a couple hunert mile on this set of plugs and they are not fouling at all. The thing that bothers me is the stock exhaust pops like a machine gun on decel. hill or no hill. And yes it has been desmogged
 

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What is the situation at the head gasket???
A single gasket, two gaskets stacked???
Acorn nuts in use?? Aftermarket pipes have thinner flanges, Acorn nut can bottom out.
Regular nuts could be used. Washer(s) would allow complete seal if acorn nut in use.
17 ft-lbs MAX or this happens>>> Studs broken or stripped threads in heads.
Verify stud all the way in. Snug-- Just a few inch-pounds.

Pair removal, reed cover with a relief for the screw head??
ACO(air cutoff valve) is the diaphragm good???
 

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To be clear, when Hans says head gasket, he is referring to the gasket in the exhaust port.
 

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To be clear, when Hans says head gasket, he is referring to the gasket in the exhaust port.
Thank You Harkon!
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