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  1. Question Brake Light Stays on after installing New Front Brake Switch

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Thank you in advance for your help! Brakes work But ...... Brake Light Stays on after installing New Front Brake Switch I ride a 2005 VTX 1300R. My rear brake light is working correctly when the foot brake is engaged. However, engaging the handbrake did not turn the light on. I Replaced the...
  2. Possibly upgrading turn signals - nube questions

    Chrome Parts / Misc
    Hello all! So my turn signal cover fell off (guess the set screw was never installed and I never noticed). I was trying to find a replacement cover, or a screw to reinstall it with, but I have had no luck as of yet. SoOOooo, I am thinking about upgrading to LED turn signals. I am sure I can do...
  3. Adding Driving (Silver bullet style) to your bike.

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    When I started riding again (a few years back) a woman with a cell phone in her hand pulled out in front of me. After a few choice words, a shocked daughter and a low budget, I decided to put some blinding lights, (Optronics 55w Pair Driving Light Kit...
  4. Question 2 years riding and still don't know much

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hello All: I have a couple questions. I want to really get the most out of my VTX. I've been looking into the following LED Lights for the inside of the engine area (maybe elsewhere ideas?) I've already picked out what kit I'm going to be using, seems the easiest and simple to do. (Kuryakyn...
  5. Which light bar

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    Ok, I'm trying to decide on what light bar to get. I want it to be seen more than anything but of ores want a good look to. I'm looking for suggestions on types and brands. I've seen em at bike bandit for around $250 and on eBay for as little as $40. Any help or discussion will be appreciated...
  6. Question best placement for leds on a 1300R?

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I want to get an led kit for my VTX-1300R, but before i order, i was wondering if anyone with experience knew the best placement for them, like if there is enough room under the tank for them, or suggested spots.
  7. Light Bar Compatibility -- National Cycle Windshield

    Chrome Parts / Misc
    Looking to add a light bar to my 1300, but need to ensure compatibility with a National Cycle Switchblade windshield. I know NC sells a bar/set that works, but would like to consider all options -- Kuryakyn, etc. Anyone made this mod or have tips?
  8. Homemade sound system

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    After buying two already made motorcycle sound systems (shark and a no name), and being dissapointed in the quality and sound producing level, I decided to make my own. All said and done it cost me just under $100.00 and it is super loud, at half volume. Here is what I did and the products I...
  9. Question 35 Watt HID Fog Lights

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    :coffee:Have created a set of 35 watt hid fog lights 8000k that match my headlight.......would you wire them on all the time or would you put them on a switch ? and where would you wire them from....from fuse panel of from same power supply for headlight......or something else....Thank you for...
  10. Want to buy: front and rear turn signals 06 VTX C

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    So i have been searching high and low on the internet for some replacement lights for my bike. No luck, so i decided to try on here. I need front and rear signal lights for my bike. Would be willing to pay if reasonable. PLease shoot me a message back if able to help! thanks
  11. Want to buy: Stock, Front Turn Signals (Both) for VTX 1800S(3)

    1800 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    Need stock, front turn signals (both) for 2006 VTX 1800S(3). If you've got a light bar with turn signals attached, I'll consider that also.
  12. 1300 Hazard Lights

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I have a 2007 1300S, and it does not have hazard lights. Is there a way to make the turn signals into hazard lights? And how would they be activated?
  13. Some of my homebrewed mods

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    I know we all like customizing our rides, and when we can do the work ourselve's it seems much more rewarding. Here's some of the mods I've made. Sorry 'bout the pics. being at the end of the thread. I tried to put them between the paragraphs, but after about 2 hrs, gave up. Stealer wanted too...
  14. instrument lighting

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    :hmm2:Anybody change the color of thier Speedo back light? If so how do you like it. I saw someplace a kit to change it but can't find now. Thinking of just using some leds. Any thoughts?
  15. Question Kuryakyn turn signals?

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I want to buy these...;FXDWG;2005 Say they're for a harley, want to mount on my VTX 1300c rear fender strut. I can't see why they wouldn't work as long as there's a hollow...
  16. Installing/wiring your driving lights

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I have read a lot of threads and have seen multiple different ways that people have wired driving lights onto the "x"... There is one way that I have not yet seen people do. These does seem as though it will be the EASIEST!! On my 05 1300R inside of the headlight assembly there is a spare plug...
  17. For Sale: 1300c rear wheel assembly and tires + many other parts, lights, exhaust, etc.. OBO

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    I have the complete rear wheel assembly for a vtx 1300c they r dunlop tires wth 4000 miles on them i have the front tire as well, i will sell the tires for 35 bucks each if you want. the rear rim and assembly would be $150 I have the rear tail light cover for 20 bucks i have a set of...
  18. headlight modulator / HID lights

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I just bought a Diamond Star head light modulator. It look like a good unit. (Let me know your opinion) But I just looked at the instructions on it and it says that they will not work with HID lights but will with hallogens. I have a stock light right now so no big deal but I wanted to...