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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-22-2009, 12:24 AM Thread Starter
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im so done w/ this bike!

ahhhhhh i hate this bike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ive done sooooo much work to this thing and its still not reliable. the stator went out tonite! i just want to set this thing on fire! lol im working on building a cb750 on a amen savior frame so hopefully i can get it done then maybe get a stator put in this thing. had to vent

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ahhhhhh i hate this bike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ive done sooooo much work to this thing and its still not reliable. the stator went out tonite! i just want to set this thing on fire! lol im working on building a cb750 on a amen savior frame so hopefully i can get it done then maybe get a stator put in this thing. had to vent
Are you 100% sure it's the stator and not the regulator?


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REBUILT ENGINE
CUSTOM PAINT
VANCE & HINES CRUZERS
EAR SHAVED AND RE-JETTED W/K&N'S
DUNLOP ELITE K591 FRONT & REAR
VOLTMETER
SYNTHETIC BRAKE FLUID
SYNTHETIC OIL & GEAR LUBE
PLEXISTAR 2 WINDSHIELD
SPLINES LUBED
ACCT'S GREASED W/TOC SPRINGS
COASTERD
LEATHER SADDLE BAGS
LEATHER TOOL AND ROLL BAG
PICKUP COILS GAPPED AT .018"
NGK CAP, WIRES, IRIDUMS
BARNETT FRICTION PLATES & SPRINGS
CUSTOM GRIPS, MIRRORS, LEVERS
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Are you 100% sure it's the stator and not the regulator?
well it died and the battery was dead... charging the battery tonite, tomorrow ill put the dmm on it

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well it died and the battery was dead... charging the battery tonite, tomorrow ill put the dmm on it
What type of battery do you have?


85 VN700 "Old Yella"

REBUILT ENGINE
CUSTOM PAINT
VANCE & HINES CRUZERS
EAR SHAVED AND RE-JETTED W/K&N'S
DUNLOP ELITE K591 FRONT & REAR
VOLTMETER
SYNTHETIC BRAKE FLUID
SYNTHETIC OIL & GEAR LUBE
PLEXISTAR 2 WINDSHIELD
SPLINES LUBED
ACCT'S GREASED W/TOC SPRINGS
COASTERD
LEATHER SADDLE BAGS
LEATHER TOOL AND ROLL BAG
PICKUP COILS GAPPED AT .018"
NGK CAP, WIRES, IRIDUMS
BARNETT FRICTION PLATES & SPRINGS
CUSTOM GRIPS, MIRRORS, LEVERS
ORIGINAL STATOR & R/R 14.5v
DEKA MF AGM ETX15L

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I just did a post on testing the stator output for another.

https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11083


85 VN700 "Old Yella"

REBUILT ENGINE
CUSTOM PAINT
VANCE & HINES CRUZERS
EAR SHAVED AND RE-JETTED W/K&N'S
DUNLOP ELITE K591 FRONT & REAR
VOLTMETER
SYNTHETIC BRAKE FLUID
SYNTHETIC OIL & GEAR LUBE
PLEXISTAR 2 WINDSHIELD
SPLINES LUBED
ACCT'S GREASED W/TOC SPRINGS
COASTERD
LEATHER SADDLE BAGS
LEATHER TOOL AND ROLL BAG
PICKUP COILS GAPPED AT .018"
NGK CAP, WIRES, IRIDUMS
BARNETT FRICTION PLATES & SPRINGS
CUSTOM GRIPS, MIRRORS, LEVERS
ORIGINAL STATOR & R/R 14.5v
DEKA MF AGM ETX15L

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Yeah lance and denny, saved me some heartache. I am waiting to get my new RR.

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Hang in there Justin! Step back . . . take a deep breath . . . then set it on fire!

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