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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-26-2010, 05:56 PM Thread Starter
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I'm Done!

well after many hours working this thing, its finally as finished as i can get it. took it for a test spin this afternoon and all appears GOOD. Thanks to all the folks here for your help and support

here are some pic's of before and after

the list of things done on this is kinda long

acewell digital speedo
tins and frame painted by yours trully
stator rewound by Tim
dampers replaced
for oil changed
shocks from a dyna lowered to 11 3/4 inch
frame repaired by welder
cooling system o rings replaced
spark plug wires, plugs replaced
JB reworked by slim
jets ordered from lance
LOTS and LOTS and LOTS of work!!
ears shaved and K&N filter pods installed
petcock rebuilt
all carb lines replaced
carbs cleaned by yours trully
splines lubed
external charging wires installed
new battery
new handlebars in black and a little shorter for the misses
LOTS of chrome polish
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-26-2010, 06:18 PM
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Lance better be careful, you may just take over his place here.lol congrets, that is a lot of work.

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congrats !!! it looks good WOW

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The bike looks great!! It's amazing what you can accomplish in two weeks. LOL


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yes...very nice. great job. BTW... nice V-rod also.





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The bike looks great!! It's amazing what you can accomplish in two weeks. LOL

funny
more like 6 months!

although 6 weeks was waiting for the frame to be repaired and 3 weeks wasted waiting for florida to warm up enough to paint.

then there was the last minute choice of ordering and connecting the digital gauge, replacing the handle bars, etc,etc,etc
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Glad to hear all went well, Sorry to have missed your cal yesterday, I was at work and Maggie, my wife, was sleeping. You have one fine looking machine. I am going to hit you up on some paint questions in a few days.
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yes...very nice. great job. BTW... nice V-rod also.
the VROD is mine exclusively (wink wink)

the VN750 is ours. Actually this project was started with the intent of her to start riding. when her 11 year old saw it, he wanted it and made me swear to never sell it before he can own it. he also picked the color too.

took it for a quick spin around the block a few times and although it is rather different the the VROD, i like the way it shifts and rides and actually cant wait to hit the highway with it.


now i gotta find another project. came scary close to getting a ZL1000 that was available not too long ago. you think finding VN750 parts was hard, they only made the ZL1000 for 1 year.
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Glad to hear all went well, Sorry to have missed your cal yesterday, I was at work and Maggie, my wife, was sleeping. You have one fine looking machine. I am going to hit you up on some paint questions in a few days.
by the way,

not your fault but i found a few cold solder joints in the JB this morning. Must have been there since day one. i hit all the connections on the 8 pin connector and so far all is good!!
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good deal... yea i might have had a few cold joints...i was having problems with my work shop staying warm enough. i have since moved my electrical shop to my desk
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