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  1. Looking for a 2004 VTX 1300 S fuel tank

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    I have searched ebay and the ones there that are in decent shape are very expensive with nice paint. I don't need it to be painted just no dents and no rust. This is for a Veteran restore project that I am working on. My bike was stolen and returned in bad shape. I was given a 1800 by a...
  2. HELP!!!! VTX1800 running sluggish and burning a lot of fuel

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    I am in need of the VTX Cafe experts help here because I am out of ideas and I'm not a professional mechanic (but if given a general direction I can fix anything). I have been trying to sell my bike for awhile now and haven't gotten any good hits so I've decided to hold onto it. I filled it up...
  3. Question Stalling

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    I have a 2009 VTX1300C, Vance and Hines Exhaust K and N Filter and stage one carb kit. she has been running great since all this has been done over 2000 mile ago. but today after filling up and heading to a ride she suddenly started to act up like she was out of gas. i pulled over and did the...
  4. 2007 VTX1300C Bogs down above 1/2 throttle

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hi, Recently on my 1300 I replaced the air filter with a K&N, Switched the pipes with V&H Big Shots, i also re-jetted the bike with recommended kit. The bike seems to run fine except when in gear and going above 1/2 throttle. it still has momentum, not acceleration and really boggy. In the...
  5. Question Fuel tank does not empty completely.

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    Ran out of gas. Manual says capacity is 4.76 US gallons, and it took 4.4 gallons to fill. Where were the other .3 gallons? Also, when filling, I top off, and the level drops. I top off again, and the level drops, over and over, again. Where is it going? Is there a crossover tube that is...
  6. Urgent Help Just replaced my Fuel line now my carb floods help!!!

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    i have a 2009 VTX1300R I just replaced the fuel line, no leaks, rode into work today just fine until i pulled into the parking space. it started to sputter at an idle, then flooded and shut down. gas was dripping out of my carb. wth??? i haqve no clue why this is happening? any ideas? Big Mike
  7. Question VTX 1300 Torque/Power Loss

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hello! I am trying to help a friend out with his VTX 1300. He brought it out of winter lay up and hadn't treated the gas. He attempted to run the bad gas through it. I am sure you can all guess how that worked out. Spit sputter and back fire. Now we have new gas, new filter and I pulled the...
  8. Hesitation at slow speed and backfiring

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    FIXED! Hesitation at slow speed and backfiring Hello, I have a 2003 vtx 1800c that has a spike air filter and bub jug huggers. I have the power commander USB with fuel map loaded onto it. I did the pair valve removal with block off plates. I noticed that when riding at a slow speed at about...
  9. Help fuel tank question

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    I have an 05 vtx 1800 F some biotch cut me off and forced me to stop and lay down the bike so im looking for a new tank if it cost to much to get the dent out. while searching i cant find my exact year but i found some 2008 that looks the same but honda lists a different oem part number are they...
  10. Petcock failure and chrome question

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Gents, Good day to you all. Two items today!!! 1) Seeking anyone's advice on the pet cock repair or replacement for my 05 1300C. The pet cock started leaking all over the place. I took it off and it appeared to be leaking from the gland nut that fastens it to the tank threads but I am not...
  11. Question Fuel Gauge

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Has anyone ever added a traditional fuel gauge to the VTX 1800 c gas tank? I'm changing out my stock handlebars with 14" apes, adding 3 inch peg extenders as well as new pegs. I'm thinking about changing out the dummy lights on the tank and rewiring for something more digital. Any idea's...
  12. Gutting a gas cap...

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    I am curious if I can gut a gas cap? Or is it possible to take 2 gas caps and swap the chrome covers? I would like to either swap the lock cylinder or the chrome covers. If you want a little background info, here's a link to a previous thread of mine that will explain...
  13. Urgent Help Problems with fuel mixture

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    Hopefully somebody can help me with a fault in fuel mixture of my VTX. I bought a 2006 VTX1300R that was without using approx by 8 months and had installed cobra pipes. Before to begin to use disarmed the carburetor and made a good cleaning, also cleaned the fuel tank and when disarming the...
  14. Want to buy: VTX fuel tank

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    I'm looking at picking up a wrecked 2006 VTX 1300c and would like to see if I can find a decent fuel tank to replace the dented/scratched one. would prefer Orange (stock) but would be interested in any color. or even aftermarket tanks let me know what you've got Russ
  15. Wiseco Fuel Management Controller

    Performance Upgrades/Mods
    Hey all, A warning in the top page tells me to start posting else my account will be deleted ^^ So here i go ! Around a month ago i got my bike on a dynojet to get a nice chart of my hp,torque and a/f ratio. The owner of that test thing (don't know how you guys call it, my englsh isn't that...
  16. Question What Octane?

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    I'm sure it's been asked a thousand times but I can't find a straight forward answer to "what octane fuel" should I put in my 1800F? It's a stock bike so you'd think the answer would be easy to find. Even Honda can't agree so I'm reaching out to you guys. OK, before I get flamed..yes I should...
  17. 2005 1300 fuel leak from fuel valve / petcock

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    Hi All, I am looking for some help on a fuel leak issue. I have an '05 1300R and have a leak from the fuel valve/petcock. I pulled the tank and tried to tighten the 4 phillips head screws on the back plate but since doing that it got a lot worse! I called the local dealer and was quoted a price...
  18. Help w/ decel pop, unburned fuel smell and flamethrower exhaust!

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    I have an 05 VTX 1300c with HK strippers on it and about 10100 mles on it. As far as I know it was rejetted by the previous owner. It has ran great until a few weeks ago. A riding buddy said I must be running rich as he smells unburnt fuel coming from the exhaust. I also get a small amount...