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Offline Bryan.VFR

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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #120 on: May 12, 2017, 07:20:07 AM »
That retail price was insane! I've seen a ton of leftover 2014s, mostly around $9k.

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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #121 on: June 07, 2017, 10:36:13 AM »
Today's update is a OEM LED fog light install. Not for the faint of the heart and you basically have to strip most of the Tupperware off to make the install. Let's get to it!
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I removed the seat,, side panels x 4, upper speaker dash panels and two small glove boxes.
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Lastly, the tank skin.
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Remove the switch panel on the right side as we are going to replace the one switch on the very right which is blank at this time.
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The switch piggybacks to the the switch panel, so you remove that.
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Pop off the dummy switch. Note that there is a already a prewired switch underneath the dummy cap.
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« Last Edit: March 05, 2018, 12:35:33 PM by Virginian »
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #122 on: June 07, 2017, 10:49:09 AM »
Pop on the fog lamp switch cover.
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Next time to assemble the LED fog lamps. It interesting to me that Honda uses a German brand fog lamp.
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I installed the wiring harness for the fog lamps and threaded it through the bike as best I could from the uninformative instructions.
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The brackets to mount the fog lamps are many parts bolted together and somewhat I felt like I was working with an erector set. lol
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Installed the housings for the fog lamps. What's notable here is that mine are flat silver gray metallic while I've seen others flat black.
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Final assembly.
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You thread the wiring through one of the side panels on each side.
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Button her up! I should mention that this took three attemps because the supplied wiring harness has very little play so getting it threaded through the bike properly to actually reach the fog lamps was very problematic.
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Here's a pic of the switch panel installed. Looks great!
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« Last Edit: March 05, 2018, 12:38:25 PM by Virginian »
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #123 on: June 07, 2017, 10:55:10 AM »
When the fog lights are on it displays on the dash board the appropriate insignia to give you a visual that they are on. Here in VA, state law requires that the fog lamps be disabled if the high beams are on which they do going with the OEM kit.
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This isn't a very good picture of them but hopefully you get the idea.
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Lastly, while I had the bike torn apart I reinstalled the short windshield for summer riding. I really do enjoy this windshield as it provides me clean air to ride behind.
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All washed up and ready for my next adventure.
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« Last Edit: March 05, 2018, 12:39:42 PM by Virginian »
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #124 on: June 07, 2017, 11:02:44 AM »
I've been meaning to ask, are the side cases removable on the CTX?

Bryan,

They are but it takes two bolts to remove them, some complain about this. Surprisingly the CTX looks great with them off. When I get time I'll remove them for you and post a picture.  :bigok:

Eric

Bryan,

I didn't forget your question, here's a pic without the bags. Two bolts each bag for removal, two bolts each bracket for removal and in my opinion the CTX 1300 is damn sharp without the bags. I hope this answers your question.

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« Last Edit: March 08, 2018, 11:14:39 AM by Virginian »
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #125 on: March 04, 2018, 10:29:05 AM »
I'm slowing starting to resurrect some of my monumental meandering threads. I'm 4 pages deep on recovering this one from Photobucket. I'll finish it up soon.

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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #126 on: March 04, 2018, 02:44:10 PM »
I’m slowly starting to hate photobucket
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #127 on: March 04, 2018, 03:21:47 PM »
I’m slowly starting to hate photobucket

I do hate them the moment they held me hostage. You get what you pay for, thus lesson learned in life for me.
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #128 on: March 04, 2018, 04:22:52 PM »
I’m slowly starting to hate photobucket

I do hate them the moment they held me hostage. You get what you pay for thus lesson learned in life for me.

I get the change in policy but all the broken links out there. At least they coulda done is convert old stuff to thumbnails. 
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #129 on: March 05, 2018, 12:48:04 PM »
This thread has been updated and the pics are fairly sorted. As most of you know I sold this bike and the XR1200 to help this young man out in the family. He's on the road to recovery and getting better every day.
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Waving bye to my CTX as it resides in PA with a new found friend.  :confused:
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Thanks for reading,

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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #130 on: March 05, 2018, 01:41:26 PM »
This thread has been updated and the pics are fairly sorted. As most of you know I sold this bike and the XR1200 to help this young man out in the family. He's on the road to recovery and getting better every day.
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Waving bye to my CTX as it resides in PA with a new found friend.  :confused:
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Thanks for reading,

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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #131 on: March 05, 2018, 01:44:55 PM »
 :bigok: and a bit  :'(
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Re: CTX1300 Deluxe
« Reply #132 on: March 05, 2018, 03:27:26 PM »

You are a kind and generous person, the little man is lucky know you.

What he said!  God bless you and that little cuttie.
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