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  1. Drive gear / shaft spline / clutch or something - sporadic failure.

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Today, I pulled apart the wheel. The flange bearing was okay. It looked like it had been serviced at one time with all the extra grease around it. I went ahead and changed the gear oil though it was looking ok as well. Maybe next weekend I will open the clutch cover. Can this be done...
  2. Drive gear / shaft spline / clutch or something - sporadic failure.

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Still scratching my head on this one. Have not come across a good post that fits my situation. I've tried clutch, clutch slip, clutch grinding, clutch basket and rivet. I've had clutch slipping on other bikes in the pass ... nothing compared to this. What's strange to me is the noise and...
  3. Drive gear / shaft spline / clutch or something - sporadic failure.

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    It's a 05 1300r w/20k miles. Darkside. On two different occasions, I experienced a horrific grinding noise under hard acceleration. This is accompanied with a drive slip. I don't remember if it was right after shifting into 2nd or 3rd gear. After immediately backing off the throttle, it seem...
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    I did not want to be another one of those. I'm surprised it lets you post without going through a waiting period ... most be my Google account.
  5. Hello

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    05 1300r owner. I've been riding and maintaining this bike for 5 year with no issues until now. I joined this group with the hope of getting some help. Thanks in advance. Question to come.
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