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Tune up?

How much does it cost for a tune up DIY? 1995 Vulcan 750
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4 plugs, 4 qts oil, oil filter about $ 20. Don't know anything about the stock air filters as I don't have them.

Someone else can help out with that.

If you are up to pulling the back tire off, I'd check the rear splines for certain too.

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Plugs and wires

What about the cost for plugs and wires? What is a good brand to buy?
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What about the cost for plugs and wires? What is a good brand to buy?
I included the 4 plugs in the above $ 20.

You shouldn't need wires unless they are really brittle and cracked.

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Iridium's
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Battery/Temp/Clock Gauge
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Dunlop D-404's
23,XXX miles and holding pending gasket change (underway!!!)
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You could get 4 irridium plugs, oil and a filter for $20?? WOW, where at?

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Don't need irridium plugs...just go with the NGK regular. change every two years ..way better off and cheaper
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You could get 4 irridium plugs, oil and a filter for $20?? WOW, where at?
"Don't need irridium plugs...just go with the NGK regular. change every two years ..way better off and cheaper"

I found no appreciable difference using the iridium's, wouldn't bother spending the extra money again for them.

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I have found considerable difference between the two plugs.

Faster starts Hot and cold

Increased Power

Better fuel milage

Quicker reving

More complete burning of fuel in the combustion chamber

IMO Irridiums are worth their weight in Irridium!! I will not go back to standard plugs.


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I have found considerable difference between the two plugs.

Faster starts Hot and cold

Increased Power

Better fuel milage

Quicker reving

More complete burning of fuel in the combustion chamber

IMO Irridiums are worth their weight in Irridium!! I will not go back to standard plugs.
X2-And so much that I am considering going to the iridiums in the car & truck (Ouch)...

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