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Engine wight?

What is the vn750 engine wight?
I need it to know. Engine without carbs.

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Purely a guess, but I picked mine up Sunday and I would say ~ 100 pounds without carbs.

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Do You mean 100 kg?
Think it is more closer. I rod on vn750 without engine - its like bicycle!

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The Meanstreak engine is more weight, I'm also got 02' 1500!

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Do You mean 100 kg?
Think it is more closer. I rod on vn750 without engine - its like bicycle!
No, pounds, I can not lift 220 pounds (110 kg).

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100 kg = 220.46 lb... That would be a load, especially a hard to handle load, like an engine. ...lol...
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Without oil and carbs, an inline four that displaces 750cc weighs about 90 lbs.

So, I would think the Vulcan engine should weigh around 80-85 pounds. May feel like a hundred but doubt it weighs that much.

Keep in mind too that the motor is liquid cooled, so a radiator and water would add some pounds to that.

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Its fairly easy to lift by yourself. I slid mine out on a jack then picked it up onto the bench.


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Its fairly easy to lift by yourself. I slid mine out on a jack then picked it up onto the bench.
Yeah, not a hard motor to move around...but I would guess the OP was looking for a weight because they plan on figuring shipping costs.

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yeah hadn't thought about that.


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