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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-20-2009, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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She Lives..Veronica Lives

OK Guys and Gals

Here She is.............Veronica

Put Together...
http://www.webng.com/jthill/vn750/s5301399.avi

Running....
http://www.webng.com/jthill/vn750/s5301400.avi

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Lance328 (Ron) Parts & Advice
Festus (Craig) Parts
Chiron (William) Complete Exhaust
Crobins (Cindy) Parts
Seebeeare (Geoff) Advice

And The Sellers on Ebay who Had the parts I needed Cheap or
made me Good Deal on Them.


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"Veronica"
2002 VN750 Vulcan
Rebuilt Engine
ACCTs lubed w/TOC Springs
Pick-up Coils Gapped at .018"
Splines Lubed
Deka MF AGM EXT15L Battery
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs
R/R Relocation Fix
New Rear Rack
Stock Seat Repadded
Ext-BackRest

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any pics, my computer is way tooooooo slow right now to open vids!

1986 vn 750 aka "Huck Farley"
42,000 miles
Rick's stator and rr
Tuxedo stator cover mod
pickup coil mod
dampers replaced
agm m/f battery
Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
Hid conversion
splines lubed
custom "vn750.com" grill cover
NGK Iridium spark plugs


acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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any pics, my computer is way tooooooo slow right now to open vids!
Here you go.......









Yep She looks like the Battered woman she was. But a little bit at a Time.
Just need to find a seat pan. They broke the Plastic piece that latches to the frame off.

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"Veronica"
2002 VN750 Vulcan
Rebuilt Engine
ACCTs lubed w/TOC Springs
Pick-up Coils Gapped at .018"
Splines Lubed
Deka MF AGM EXT15L Battery
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs
R/R Relocation Fix
New Rear Rack
Stock Seat Repadded
Ext-BackRest

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except for the gouge in the tank, looks like some good scrubbing she would clean up pretty good and it sounds like you did the important part first, getting her running good. mine was filthy when I got him (its a him, after a year and a half I finally picked out a name) to be seen in a new thread. after I got the stator put in and the front splines lubed I took a little time and cleaned him up a good bit. I'm pretty happy with the way he looks now for an 86 w/ 31,000 miles on it. heres a pic.

before


after








keep at her and she'll be pretty again. still quite a few things I want to do to mine. but gotta keep him running good first. another set of dunlops is next. will be my second set.
nevermind the words on the first pic, solved that problem!

1986 vn 750 aka "Huck Farley"
42,000 miles
Rick's stator and rr
Tuxedo stator cover mod
pickup coil mod
dampers replaced
agm m/f battery
Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
Hid conversion
splines lubed
custom "vn750.com" grill cover
NGK Iridium spark plugs


acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369

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did want to ask about the backrest though, were they just higher in the earlier models or were there 2 styles?

1986 vn 750 aka "Huck Farley"
42,000 miles
Rick's stator and rr
Tuxedo stator cover mod
pickup coil mod
dampers replaced
agm m/f battery
Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
Hid conversion
splines lubed
custom "vn750.com" grill cover
NGK Iridium spark plugs


acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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Wib what you have is a mod, or a sissy bar extention. That you have to buy and stall by yourself. None of the bikes come with the higher bar and pad.

2004 25,500 miles
Led tail light enhancement
Homemade floor boards
Headlight modulator
Extra heat sink on R+R
R+R relocation
Homemade driver's backrest
Fused Stator
Mcct conversion-cost 4.50
Ride-on in tires
crash bar with home made hyway pegs
iridium plugs
home made fork wind deflectors
coil pickups adjusted.
Kenda kruz tires 110/90 170/80
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Hey jt, it's good to see her all together. BTW, when did the Truckers Girl become the Bikers Girl? I can see that both you and I have a bit of polishing or painting to do on the speedo and tack rings. I hope you get her all cleaned up and ready to ride soon.

Gordon

1991 VN 750 -"Cosmic Lady" or "Bad Girl"?
Purchased May 16, 2008
Approx.19,300km (12,000 miles)

H-D windshield
Relocated R/R
MF-AGM battery
Fiamm Freeway Blaster horns
F&S luggage rack and engine guard
Kury Offset Hiway pegs
July 13, 2016, Riding on the DARKSIDE now, Classic Radial 165/80-15


TOP TEN THINGS A NEW RIDER/OWNER SHOULD DO. Click on link.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/11-vn750-general-discussion/9127-top-ten-items-you-would-suggest-new-owner-do-his-new-ride.html
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wib, you've got your bike looking like the Belle of the ball. Nice work !

Gordon

1991 VN 750 -"Cosmic Lady" or "Bad Girl"?
Purchased May 16, 2008
Approx.19,300km (12,000 miles)

H-D windshield
Relocated R/R
MF-AGM battery
Fiamm Freeway Blaster horns
F&S luggage rack and engine guard
Kury Offset Hiway pegs
July 13, 2016, Riding on the DARKSIDE now, Classic Radial 165/80-15


TOP TEN THINGS A NEW RIDER/OWNER SHOULD DO. Click on link.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9127
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Hey jt, it's good to see her all together. BTW, when did the Truckers Girl become the Bikers Girl?
I hope you get her all cleaned up and ready to ride soon.
Truckers Girl.............That's Veronica

I asked Her Her name and She said "Ver....Ver...Ronnnnnica

Like most Women I had to spend pocket full of Money on Her
Before I could take her for a ride.
But all I can say is She's a Fast Girl.


I know, I know.......<SLAP!>

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"Veronica"
2002 VN750 Vulcan
Rebuilt Engine
ACCTs lubed w/TOC Springs
Pick-up Coils Gapped at .018"
Splines Lubed
Deka MF AGM EXT15L Battery
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs
R/R Relocation Fix
New Rear Rack
Stock Seat Repadded
Ext-BackRest
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Nice job JT.
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