2007 Honda VTX1800N

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The VTX1800N is rolling neo-retro art, and is now available in new Metallic Black/Red Custom Art and Dark Red/Red Custom Art.

Features


New for 2007
The VTX(R)1800N is available in these exciting colors: Metallic Black/Red Custom Art, Dark Red/Red Custom Art and Metallic Black

Unique features
VTX1800N is available in three distinctive build variations: Spec 1, 2 and 3.
Beautiful neo-retro styling with cast-aluminum wheels.
Two styles of cast-aluminum wheels available—satin-brushed or highly polished.
Front and rear steel fenders are styled to exude a custom hot-rod retro look.
Rear fender rails feature a unique slotted design.
Wedge-shape mirrors offer a streamlined look.
Flangeless 5.3-gallon fuel tank offers excellent cruising range.
Fuel tank features a pinstripe-quality VTX icon for a smooth, custom look.
High-capacity radiator for optimal cooling.
Bullet-style turn indicators feature chrome visors, clear lenses and amber flasher bulbs.
Tank-mounted speedometer features a meter face with black background and performance graphics unique to the N model.
Flush-mounted double-chevron LED brakelight and taillight.
Stylish seat with removable passenger section adds to the neo-retro look and feel.
High-rise aluminum handlebar mounts mated with low-rise handlebar provide an uncompromised riding position with hot-rod styling.
Staggered dual exhaust with straight-cut five-bolt muffler tips.
Fat 150/80 front tire on a 17-inch wheel gives the VTX a commanding profile.
California model utilizes an electronic control unit (ECU) closed-loop emissions system with two oxygen sensors to constantly deliver a precise air/fuel mixture while two exhaust catalyzers reduce emissions of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and oxides of nitrogen to meet 2008 California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions standards.

Spec 1 Custom-Building Options
Crankcases, cylinder, starter motor: Silver finish.
Handlebar: Cast-aluminum risers and caps with hairline satin-brushed finish.
Clutch and Brake Levers: Satin-brushed aluminum finish.
Fork Tubes: Inverted fork tubes with satin-brushed finish and caps.
Upper and lower triple clamps: Cast-aluminum with hairline satin-brushed finish.
Switch Housings: Smooth cast-aluminum finish.
Radiator Cover: Gloss-black finish.
Floor Boards: Hairline satin-brushed aluminum.
Final-Drive Housing: Silver finish.
Wheels: Satin-brushed cast-aluminum.
Rear Shocks: Ribbed-design, chromed dual with hairline satin-brushed top mounts.

Spec 2 Custom-Building Options
Crankcases, cylinder, starter motor: Satin-black finish with milled cylinder fin edges.
Handlebar: Chrome-plated aluminum handlebar risers and caps.
Clutch and Brake Levers: Highly polished aluminum finish.
Fork Tubes: Chrome steel covers and chrome caps highlight fork tubes.
Upper and lower triple clamps: Highly polished cast-aluminum.
Switch Housings: Hairline satin-brushed finish.
Radiator Cover: Gloss black finish.
Floor Boards: Hairline satin-brushed aluminum.
Final-Drive Housing: Silver finish.
Wheels: Satin-brushed cast-aluminum.
Rear Shocks: Ribbed-design, chromed dual with hairline satin-brushed top mounts.

Spec 3 Custom-Building Options
Crankcases, cylinder, starter motor: Satin-black finish with milled cylinder fin edges.
Handlebar: Chrome-plated aluminum handlebar risers and caps.
Clutch and Brake Levers: Highly polished aluminum finish.
Fork Tubes: Chrome steel covers and chrome caps highlight fork tubes.
Upper and lower triple clamps: Highly polished cast-aluminum.
Switch Housings: Hairline satin-brushed finish.
Radiator Cover: Chrome sidecovers.
Floor Boards: Polished and chrome-plated aluminum.
Final-Drive Housing: Hairline satin-brushed finish with chrome-plated axle caps and fasteners.
Wheels: Highly polished cast-aluminum.
Rear Shocks: Ribbed-design, chromed dual with an A-shape top mounting eyelet.

Engine/Drivetrain
Engine is a 1795cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin that hammers out immense power—106 bhp at 5000 rpm and 120 lb./ft. of torque at 3500 rpm.
V-twin engine features 4-inch cylinder bores and the largest connecting rods and cylinders Honda has ever made.
Offset dual-pin crankshaft with two primary-shaft-mounted balance weights allows a high-performance engine design while eliminating harsh engine vibration. The result: muscular power across a broad rpm range for unequaled acceleration and roll-on performance.
The 41.4-pound forged-steel crankshaft uses bolt-on weights, reducing crankcase width nearly 2 inches and reducing crankshaft weight 8.8 pounds compared to a conventional one-piece design.
The engine mounting system uses carefully matched hangers and rubber mounts to eliminate unwanted vibration, while preserving the powerful character of the engine’s V-twin design.
Each three-valve cylinder head features two large 36mm intake valves and a huge 45mm exhaust valve to produce optimum flow for the air/fuel charge.
Two iridium-tip spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion at all engine speeds.
Simple-to-service screw-and-locknut valve-clearance adjusters.
4.5-liter airbox supplies a large volume of cool, clean air to the engine.
Advanced high-pressure programmed fuel injection (PGM-FI) features 42mm-diameter throttle bodies delivering air to two specially designed Denso 50-psi high-pressure fuel injectors. Fuel is delivered through 12 nozzle holes in each injector, producing an atomized fuel mixture that is highly combustible for maximum efficiency and power.
ECU provides individual digital 3-D fuel-injection and ignition maps for each cylinder, creating ideal fuel mixture and spark advance settings for superb rideability.
A unique dry-sump oiling system utilizes a closed crankcase design and places the oil tank inside the gearbox case. The result is a freer-revving engine for improved power and a lower engine height, allowing optimum rider ergonomics and a low 27.4-inch seat height.
High-capacity radiator with cooling fan maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life.
Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioners.
Reliable electric-starter system.
Primary-drive gear uses a cam-type damper to minimize powertrain lash.
Sturdy, maintenance-free eight-plate hydraulic clutch with clutch-center damper ensures smooth gear shifting.
Five-speed transmission with carefully selected gear ratios for relaxed cruising and exciting roll-on performance.
Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, low-maintenance operation.
Driven-flange design at the final-drive gear eliminates final-drive noise and wear and simplifies rear-wheel installation.

Chassis/Suspension
Massive tubular steel frame contains the engine’s power and gives the VTX a long, low, muscular stance.
Large 45mm inverted front fork provides 5.1 inches of plush yet responsive wheel travel.
Dual chrome rear shocks have 3.9 inches of wheel travel and feature an advanced internal valve system for a comfortable ride.
The VTX’s braking system features two three-piston front calipers and a single twin-piston rear caliper. Rider application of the front brake lever activates the two outer pistons of the front calipers. Application of the rear brake pedal activates the two pistons of the rear caliper and the center pistons of the front calipers. When only the rear brake pedal is used, an inline delay valve smooths application of the front caliper center pistons.

Additional Features
Distinctive, chrome hooded-headlight housing features a powerful 55/60-watt halogen bulb with a computer-designed multireflector for superb lighting in all conditions.
Tank-mounted chrome Nacelle houses the fuel cap, tripmeter/odometer reset and indicator/ warning lights for the turn signals, high beam, neutral indicator, low fuel level, oil pressure, coolant temperature and fuel injection.
Extensive chrome-finishing of engine parts includes cylinder-head covers, valve inspection covers, spark plug covers, airbox cover, left crankcase cover, clutch cover and left-rear engine cover.
Specs 2 and 3 feature satin-black finish on crankcases and cylinders with milled fin edges that complete the custom look.
Large, distinctive N-style speedometer with easy-to-read numerals.
Comfortably padded large-diameter handgrips with polished-aluminum handlebar switch-housings and triple-clamp assembly.
Reliable 300-watt alternator.
Durable, maintenance-free battery.
Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Assembled in Marysville, Ohio.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider’s Club of America(R) (HRCA(R)). Benefits include roadside assistance, online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing and MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site.


SPECS

Honda VTX1800N

Model: VTX1800N
Engine Type: 1795cc liquid-cooled 52o V-twin
Bore and Stroke: 101mm x 112mm
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder
Carburetion: PGM-FI with automatic choke
Ignition: Digital, two spark plugs per cylinder
Transmission: Five-speed
Final Drive: Shaft
SuspensionFront: 45mm inverted fork; 5.1 inches travel; Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.9 inches travel
Brakes: Front: Dual 296mm disc with LBS three-piston calipers; Rear: Single 316mm disc with LBS twin-piston caliper
Tires: Front: 150/80R-17 radial; Rear: 180/70R-16 radial
Wheelbase: 67.5 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 32.0
Trail: 163mm (6.4 inches)
Seat Height: 27.4 inches
Dry Weight: 756 pounds
Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gallons
Colors: Metallic Black/Red Custom Art, Dark Red/Red Custom Art, Black Metallic; (Spec 1 available only in Black Metallic)
Meets current EPA standards.
California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

Honda VTX1800N

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Looking for owners who can give me insite to the 2007 Honda VTX 1800N. Looking to purchase and stuck between the Honda and the Yamaha Stratoliner S. Any comments, past experiances, pro’s, con’s would greatly be appricated.

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