Join Date: May 2017
Location: Crete, Illinois
It probably wouldn't hurt to check the starter also. My first VN750 had a somewhat slow crank that I figured was just a characteristic of the bike. So much so that I didn't really notice that sometimes the starter almost seemed to have a dead spot. Seemed like it was just the engine was hard to turn over. When overhauling it the starter finally stopped working completely. I thought it was an electrical issue and only tested the starter after exhausting all else because it never occurred to me. I have never had a bike starter go out on me before. I had it rebuilt and its a night and day difference. Now I picked up a second VN750 and the starter is very weak. I recognized it right away and am only waiting on nicer weather to replace it.
- "Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats."
AGM battery, Iridium Spark plugs, Repaired/upgraded wiring per Mcinturff method, RLU removed, Repaired shift linkage, Exhaust baffles removed, Black ISO grips installed, installed SH775 R/R, Ignition coil relay mod, replaced stator housing.
Future projects: whatever it takes to keep riding
Currently working on: Light bar, LED upgrades, Dash cleanup/paint