Honda VTX 1300 / VTX 1800 Motorcycles Forum banner

pipes

  1. Question What to do with stock pipes ....

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    As I have taken off the stock pipes, should I just retire them to the local landfill, keep them until I clean out my garage 7 years from now, or offer them up to someone who can use them? They are in "ok" shape - semi-Clayton'ed (3 holes each in a downward delta config).
  2. Question Need to know what pipes I have

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hi All, I just bought my third bike which is my first VTX. I am excited to join the VTX Community!! I got a great deal on an 06 1300s with low miles. The guy took great care of it and added some great extras including some loud pipes. I am interested in adding some aftermarket baffles but...
  3. Want to buy: Aftermarket pipes for a 1300c are there any out there?

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    Just bought a 2006 1300c and am looking for some aftermarket pipes, the stock ones are just a little quiet for my taste. Anyone out their have any aftermarket pipes they are looking to sell?
  4. Question New pipes backfiring!

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I know this is a pretty common question, but I think I have done everything, and I cant seem to stop the backfiring on de-accel. I have: resealed the Cobra headers with new press washers rejetted the main jet from 185 to 195 what else can be done to get rid of backfiring? I rode it for a bout...
  5. For Sale: Sold my 03 1300R - parts need to go. (fairing, pipes, seat, trunk, soft bags)

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    EDITED/UPDATED Ok, here is the updated list: bags - 50 fairing - 500 trunk - 200 - This changed. i wasn't originally sure what i could get with this, but basically, its the entire paladin quick release backrest with luggage right, the trunk with mounting gear, the mounting gear for the quick...
  6. Question modify pipes or replace them...That is the question

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hello guys, I'm brand new to Honda and to this forum. I just bought an 09 VTX1300 (loving it) and I thought I would be ok with the stock pipes until I realized that I'm really too quiet on the interstate. I like not disturbing the neighbors but I like not being side-swiped even better. And...
  7. Question New Rider Need Help

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hey guys, I was wondering what pipes I should purchase I need them LOUD, I keep hearing Vance and Hines big shots. Also, curious if I need to purchase some sort of kit to increase power ?
  8. Question Cobra Pipes too hot! Power Commander 5 fix?

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Bought a 2006 vtx 1800c with 1575 mi on it. Everything on it was stock except for Cobra Classic Deluxe Slashcuts exhaust. While its still winter and I haven't had it on the road yet, the pipes are extremely too hot with running the bike for just 4-5 mins. Without a professional opinion I think...
  9. HOT pipes

    Exhaust
    Can anyone give me advice on how to reduce the heat from my pipes. I have burnt my leg, destroyed credit cards and melted rain suits. On a trip to Wisconsin last summer I had my extra half helmet in my saddlebag, when I got to the hotel two days later I found my helmet was ruined from the...
  10. Freedom Performance exhaust

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Anyone have this yet? I'm thinking about getting the black exhaust, just wondering in anyone has it and how they like it.
  11. Freedom Performance exhaust

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Anyone have this yet? I'm thinking about getting the black exhaust, just wondering in anyone has it and how they like it.
  12. Want to buy: 2002 VTX1800R front fender, pipes, air cleaner, tank, throttle cable(s)

    1800 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    I laid my bike down and need to make some (mostly cosmetic) repairs. It is a 2002 VTX1800R and the color is illusion blue. The pipes are scratched all to hell, the front fender is scratched and bent, the tank was dented, and the aftermarket air cleaner was totally destroyed. Various other...
  13. Question Run HK 3" pipes with baffles...or without.....Need Opinions

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hey guys, first a thanks to many of you who have already answered many of my questions. This forum has been a lot of fun and I have had several great conversations with the members here. I just installed a Hyper and HK 3" big straights on my 1300c. To my knowledge the baffles in them are stock...
  14. Sound - Freedom Performance Exhaust on my VTX 1300C

    Exhaust
    Here's a video of the bike with sound. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uTh98CSLjs 2009 VTX1300C
  15. Cobra Dragster Mounting Hardware

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Just bought a pair of Cobra Dragsters for my '07 1300 C. The seller isnt sure he has the exhaust mounting bracket or the regulator mounting bracket. Does anyone know where I can get these and how much they may cost? Or do I even need them to mount the pipes? Thanks
  16. Exhaust question- straight pipe mod

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I'm sure somewhere this question has been asked and answered but I am wondering if anyone has ever taken off the mufflers and heat shields on their 1300 and welded straight pipes on and wrapped with exhaust wrap? If so, how did they sound? For you guys that are more mechanically inclind- Are...
  17. Question Help with Pipes please

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hi Guys, I am planning to change the pipes on my 2004 Honda VTX 1300 Retro and came across these:"Road Burner Exhaust,Pipe, Honda VTX 1300 R/S RB-13-2055" ebay link...
  18. Pipes Pipes Pipes

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hey all. Hoping you guys can help me out a bit. Tough question, I know it's personal taste, but... It's time to put pipes on my 09 1300c. I was convinced it was gonna be bubs, but after hearin some cobra slash speedsters and some V & H, I'm not so sure. I'm lookin for the deepest, throatiest...
  19. For Sale: VTX 2006 Passenger Floorboards, seat, pegs, Pipes

    1300 Parts /Accessories For Sale
    I have lowered extended passenger floorboards for a 2006R, VTX 1300 that I purchased this year at Bike Week at J&P Cycle. I traded the bike and just could not let them go since I just paid $157 and that was with 10% off. I am asking $100, chrome on bottom and upper rim, rubber in middle. Also...
  20. The Great Exhaust Debate

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    OK everyone ... what are the best exhaust pipes for the VTX 1800? I just bought a new 2008 and am looking to completely customize it. I want a filthy throaty sound. I've thoroughly researched the V&N Big Shots and the Cobra's but everything sounds the same to me. Is there anyone with...
Top