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Additional Work?

Due to a fried stator, I pulled the engine out of my '93 w/37k on the clock. While I have it down I'll be doing the following:
1) Send the stator to TPE for re-wind
2) Clean and replace the float needles in the carbs.
3) Ear shave and re-jet(Thanks Lance and AceMcgyver).
4) Moly the front spline.
5) Re-machine the stator side cover to make repairs easier if there is a next time.
6) Shifter seal.

Does anyone recommend anything else while I have apart?

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How about the balancer thingies??

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That was one of the first mods I picked up on here.

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How about the balancer thingies??
What's that? I'll have to search after work.

Keep'em coming.
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they are called balance dampers. did those to mine when i pulled my engine out also. makes sense to do that now that the engine is out of the frame. you will need the gear puller screw also. i believe an 18MM fine thread screw will work.
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Sr. moment, the word had escaped me. Thanx luigit.

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How about the balancer thingies??

What's that? I'll have to search after work.

Keep'em coming.[/QUOTE]

There are 6 rubber dampers that fit over pegs on the left hand balancer to cut down on felt vibrations. I believe you have to split the cases to get to it. (EDIT -correction, you don`t need to split the cases, as per skalding below.)

Here is a link to the procedure and the right size bolt to use for pulling the rotor. (edit correction - rotor, not stator??? Suffering from mind fart)
https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthrea...or+puller+bolt

If you feel up to splitting the cases, you may want to change out the tie rod on the transmission. (Between the shift lever shaft and the change lever shaft). The originals on the early model year bikes are under engineered and will bend and fail eventually. I believe lance said a new upgraded one is ~$6. (Does anyone know what year the factory started using the newer, heavy duty tie-rod?) (This paragraph edited for clarity).

What do the experienced wrenches here think about taking the top off the heads to have a look at conditions in there, and changing the little oil filter in each one of the heads while the engine is out??? (It appears to be about the size of an eraser on the end of a pencil).

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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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You do not have to split the case to get to the balance dampers. You do have to remove the rotor though - and you need the rotor puller/bolt to do that. (You don't "pull" the stator - the stator is bolted to the left side engine cover and sits inside the rotor.)

It's an easy thing to do if you're going after the stator. Mine looked fine but had hardened and cracked at one point.

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