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  1. Question Mini ape Hangers wanted.

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Has anyone had luck replacing the stock handlebars off a 2009 VTX1300T with mini ape Hangers WITHOUT needing to replace the stock cables? I have neck and shoulder issues and have been told that mini apes will pull my arms closer together and lower my shoulders, making the ride more comfortable...
  2. New Handlebar or Riser Recommendations

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hi All, I am looking to upgrade the handlebars on my 1300c. Unfortunately my arms are a little too short for the stock drag bars. I've done some searching on this site and so far most of the posts on handlebars and risers seem to be outdated (as in the links people have posted no longer exist)...
  3. Going from stock to 16" apes?

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hey all, Sorry to keep making new posts, i'm a new rider who's been riding for only a year. I want to say thank you to all who gave me their suggestions on my earlier posts. It's a huge help, and you all rock! Now i'm just curious about apes. I'd like to go to 16" apes for my 2004 1300S. All...
  4. FREE Parts for sale or trade!

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    All came off '07 vtx 1300s, not sure the matching on other but listed will be; Highway bars $175 windsheild with brackets $240 Stock airbox $40 Stock bars $50 also a set of buckhorn bars with a 3.5" center $40 Also have a set of motion pro cables new. $65 Price plus S&H ISO Forward controls...
  5. Extending cables and wiring for new handlebars.

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    I'm looking to change out my bars for something 8-10" higher. Is there a bundle or kit with all the wires and cables I would need to do this and if so, where? If not where's the best place to buy all this stuff. It's kinda hard to find everything on Amazon.
  6. Question Changing handlebars

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    I have read some previous threads on replacement of the handlebars and wiring and all that jazz; my question is how high can I raise my handlebars without having to change the wiring? I have to change my handlebars anyway due to the unfortunate event of tipping my bike last summer and have no...
  7. For Sale: Windsheild, Backrest and handlebars

    1800 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    Recently sold my NEO and have a few accessories left over for sale. Below is the list buyer pays shipping. I can send pictures and respond to inquiries if you email me [email protected] Paladin quick release backrest with luggage rack $300.00 also have trunk that mounts on the quick release...
  8. Question New Handlebars

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    I'm in the market for some new handlebars for my 2003 VTX 1800C. I want to go Ape, but only about 14" or so. I won a $500 gift card to a Harley Dealer at a poker run so I'm going to buy the bars through them and maybe some speakers... but I doubt I'll have much left because it's a harley...
  9. For Sale: 4" risers LA Choppers 1.25 diameter clamp bars; smooth top

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    Pretty much brand new. Looking to sell or trade for 3" or 1.5" height. They are $150 new. $110 shipped anywhere
  10. Need Handlebar Mounting Studs for 1300C quick - where do I get them?

    *** The Shop ~ I NEED URGENT MOTORCYCLE HELP!! ***
    :patriot:Got my new bars with 15" pullback for my 1300C - have it taken apart and THEY SENT ME THE WRONG SIZE MOUNTING STUDS! They sent ½”-13 x ¾” for the handlebar end and 12mm on the other side for the nuts to fasten after you slide them through the triple tree - however the handlebar threads...
  11. Question Need Advice on buying new Handlebars and possible forward controls for 1800 C

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    I realized this past weekend that I don't like the bend in my arms with the stock bars, it becomes uncomfortable after awhile. (I'm 6'ft tall) So I'm looking into a drag style bars, also I would l would like more extension in my legs I was told forward controls are what I should be looking to...
  12. Question Ape Hanger Help

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I am in the market for ape hangers for 2005 VTX 1300C but cannot find ANYTHING for metric bikes on any of the online motorcycle stores. I can find 1" bars but no cables to fit. I cant even find pre assembled apes for any metric bikes either. Does anyone have a website suggestion or location...
  13. For Sale: Massive Bars - $150

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale I accept paypal...make me an offer...:hmm2:
  14. For Sale: R/S Bars

    1800 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    R/S Bars ***SOLD**** ***SOLD*** 2003 1800 R/S 1" Bars...clean and straight for $90 plus shipping... Thanks for looking.... :mosh::patriot:
  15. Urgent Help Baron VTX Custom Bar and Kuryakyn ISO Grips Install Question

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Was just about done installing Baron bars and new Kuryakyn ISO grups on my 2009 vtx1300r when I ran into an issue. When re-installing the throttle, there doesn't seem to be enough slack to connect both throttle cables to the throttle tube/sleeve. I have gotten as much slack possible from the...
  16. Need help with aftermarket handlebar install

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Noob question. I just purchased a set of punisher handlebars for my 1300C and ran into a problem. I have a guide pin on the throttle housing that fits nicely in my stock bars but there is no hole on the punishers so I am unable to tighten the housing that holds the starter. It seems to me...
  17. Changing out my stock bars to CP punishers 13" pullbacks

    *** The Shop ~ I NEED URGENT MOTORCYCLE HELP!! ***
    I'm changing out my handlebars today and I have no clue how to get the throttle side grip and throttle control off my stock handlebars and onto the new ones, I've tried finding a video of someone doing it and all I can find are changing grips not the handlebars themselves!!!! Help please
  18. Question too far back from handle bars VTX1300C 2007

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I have a 2007 VTX1300C - I replaced the stock T bars with handlebars that fit the 1300R and 1300S. I am smaller at 5'6", I already have 4inch risers on these bars and I am still back just a bit too far causing neck,shoulder, back issues after about 50miles. I like the idea of the punisher bars...
  19. WTB Stock Handlebars for 02 VTX1800Xc

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    WTB Stock Handlebars for 02 VTX1800Xc Please let me know if you have any to sell. Thanks, Bill
  20. need handlebar help

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    i want to put some 14" or 16" bars on my '02 vtx 1800c really want to get this done but me and my mechanic buddy are baffled on how to fab or where to get the longer brake lines required for this because of the fluid distribution block above the front fender. any help would be greatly...