In the USA they all had the same HP and torque ratings between the models. The only difference was where the info was from. Honda states the HP for the 1800 as 102. This was just the engine on a bench dyno with no drivetrain attached. The real world, at the rear wheel HP rating is around 87ft/lbs with the losses from the drivetrain and gears
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It turns out that wikipedia provides other technical data.
Winter is coming, but if it gets warmer, I will go to the dynamometer and measure the power of my VTX 1800, personally I only measured the speed and it came out about 130 miles, which is a bit more than Wikipedia says. Thanks and best regards.
I have the 1800F. My last three sets have been the Dunlop Elite 3 but I just checked and they seem scarce now. They've typically lasted 11-12K but this set lasted less than 9K. I have been doing a lot of hard riding though.
The options I can see are:
Dunlop American Elite
My clutch just started slipping on my 08 "F". It just turned over 55,000 last week. I bought it new in March of 2010. I was just wondering if this is fairly typical for the 1800s';
I read about clutches being replaced a lot on the forum so it seems like something that happens often enough. I...
So. i change my fluids, finally install my chrome reservoirs, Finally install my DayMaker RGB headlight. take the bike out for a quick ride, no issues. Mess around with my lizard lights and my RGB head light. forget to swicth the toggle off on my lizard lights battery goes dead. Put it on the...
As per the title of this thread....I have a '02 1800 S model that will not 'fire' unless the kickstand is up.
It will crank all day long with the kickstand down but will not 'fire' off and run until the kickstand is up.
Always 'fires' off (meaning engine runs on it's own power) within 1 1/2...