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last year I was working 12 miles from home when at the beginning of summer my company transferred me to gallipolis for 6 months, 132 mile round trip. got back to my store in october, well its the beginning of summer again and there sending me back to gallipolis again. hope the old vulcan is up for it again and if shes down I hope you all are there again. hopefully this is my last stepping stone till I get my own store, I work for cvs by the way!

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That is quite a commute wib,how do go? back down 35?




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I do the commute myself on the Vulcan...weather permitting.

Rode it in tonight, in fact...!

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I had to commute this week 64 miles round trip - in the rain - cuz my cage was dead.

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That is quite a commute wib,how do go? back down 35?
I take 32 out of piketon to 35, nice roads and very little traffic but I usually do it rain or shine. its 6 to 8 bucks versus 20 to 25 in my truck.

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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I take 32 out of piketon to 35, nice roads and very little traffic but I usually do it rain or shine. its 6 to 8 bucks versus 20 to 25 in my truck.
$20 - $25 to fill up your truck???? Right now it takes almost $80 to fill mine up. 34 gallon tank but I typically refill at 28 gallons. I just drive it about 450 miles and then fill-up. I drive 2005 Dodge ram 1500 pickup. Yes, I have a Hemi. It was the last year before they introduced the MDS version to shut down the cylinders not needed.


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$20 - $25 to fill up your truck???? Right now it takes almost $80 to fill mine up. 34 gallon tank but I typically refill at 28 gallons. I just drive it about 450 miles and then fill-up. I drive 2005 Dodge ram 1500 pickup. Yes, I have a Hemi. It was the last year before they introduced the MDS version to shut down the cylinders not needed.
I wish, I have a ford ranger 6 cyl. takes about 45 to fill it up 19.5 gal tank. it takes me 20 - 25 to make that trip every day. about 6 bucks on the vulcan!

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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