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  1. Question Scar mod with Cobra Dragsters and Arlen Ness Big Sucker?

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Just wondering if I should do the scar mod if I have Cobra Dragsters and the Arlen Ness Big Sucker? I was told by the dealer that this was tuned already, but wonder if scar would give even better performance? If so, one or two shims? Many thanks for your kind advice, been looking all...
  2. Carb Help???

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    Hello I have a 2007 VTX 1300S. I did some modifications Pair Valve Removal, Vance & Hines Big Shots and Cobra Powrflo Air intake. What do I need to do to the Carb??? Thanks for your help. Joe
  3. Scar Mod Questions??

    Engine
    Has anyone heard of (I'm sure many have), or done the Scar Mod on your X? If so, how much of a difference did it make? I was searching for instructions and reviews and found some vague answers. I did find this video and it helped a lot, but I'm wondering if this is all I would need to do, or is...
  4. Question Spyker, Scar, Bub Jug Huggers

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Anyone here running a Bub Jug's with the Spyker and Scar mod? I currently have whittney slipons and want to get some Bub Jugs. I have already done the Scar and Spyker mods and am usin 2 shims at 2&1/2 out on the AF. Was wondering what the perfect mix is if I go to the Bub Jugs so I don't have to...
  5. Scar Mod

    VTX Wiki
    Don's first post was here about the Scar MOD back in 2006: http://www.vtxcafe.com/showthread.php?t=1914 You may have just purchased a new exhaust and/or air intake and are wondering how you should "tune" the carburetor. First off if you just "fire the bike up" with the new parts installed...
  6. Just reporting back on my SCAR experience

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Just reporting back on my SCAR experience, it has been about 2 years now (10K miles). I did the SCAR, the PAIR valve removal, have GLEN’s permanent A/F adjusting tool, installed Cobra Slip On’s, and did a Spyker / K&N (air cleaner), kept the original jets and did 2 shims on the mod and did not...
  7. Big Modification Day

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    So today was a big day for my bike, she recieved three modifications all at once. I know doing all three is not recommended at once, but I figred I would take my time and do everything that needed to be done. Seat and Tank removal was a breeze, a small flat top screw driver is perfect for...
  8. HELP- Bike runs poor after jetting

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Please Help - Ok, I have a 05' 1300C with a kuryakyn pro hypercharger and free flowing pipes. I jetted my carb with a dyno jet kit-195 main jet, needle with shim on third indent, and af screw 2 1/2 turns out. I took the bike for a spin and runs great in all gears for first 1/4 of...
  9. Note: 'recommended' A/F mix (Pilot) screw setpoint depends on model year

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    If you perform the Scar carb-tuning method or are simply adjusting your air/fuel (A/F) mix to improve running performance, please note that Honda's (very detailed) recommended procedure depends on model year. Click on the thumbnail to see full-size of the page scanned from my "2003-2009 Honda...
  10. Carb Tuning - Sincere THANKS to Scar and barttoday

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I am writing to publicly thank Scar for his excellent post on carb tuning and barttoday for adding the pics. This was a tremendous help to me yesterday when I installed new Cobra Speedster Slashdowns on my '07 1300R. All steps went perfectly and now it starts and runs better than it ever has...
  11. VTX1300 needs tune, but not sure what next

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I purchased a 03 VTX1300 over the winter. It was running great, though idling a little high. I talked to a mechanic and he recommended I adjust a particular valve. I'm not sure if this is the A/F Valve or not(see below) I adjusted counter clockwise and the idle went down slightly, but it...
  12. Another SCAR mod thread....

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Ok, got home from work today, gave the lawn a haircut, then got started on tearing into my carb.....Cut the big spring down to 5-1/4", went with 2 shims on the needle, and started at 2-1/4 turns out on the a/f screw....Put it back together, and went for a ride to see how she runs....For the...
  13. VTX 1300 Carburetor Adjustment

    Performance Upgrades/Mods
    You may have just purchased a new exhaust and/or air intake and are wondering how you should "tune" the carburetor. First off if you just "fire the bike up" with the new parts installed, THE BIKE WILL RUN. Depending on how "free flowing" the aftermarket parts are that you installed the bike will...
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