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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2011, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
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Finally on the road

Im not sure if any of you have been following my posts on here or not, but thanks to ebay and many weekends and evenings in the garage i got my vulcan on the road. I rode it work yesterday, but it was thunderstorming all day today. Going to ride it again tommorrow, and all weekend. Thanks for all the help and guidance, and to anyone who helped me along the way. I really wish I could thank Ron for all the help he gave me, as well as as all of the solid advice. To his closest friends, I am truly sorry for your loss, be sure to give my condolances to his family.

Devin Mohler
Corporal, United States Marine Corps

1989 Honda Interceptor 500
1986 Vulcan 750, paid in full (250 bucks)

R/R Relocated (Thanks flitecontrol)
Splines Lubed
Battery Tender permanetly installed
Custom Seat

Planned mods and things:
Ear shave (using stock ears as storage)
Coastering
Wrapping exhaust
Custom Exhaust
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2011, 09:55 PM
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Thats good news! can you give me a GIST of what was wrong with your bike?

1986 Vn750
18,800 miles, and counting
Bone Stock
New cam chain tentioners
all fluids changed
Spline Lube
windshield
Engine Guard
B-stone S11 RWL-stock sizes
*wanted*
New grips

2001 Vn750
13,100 miles, and counting
spline lube
Bridgestone S11 100/90
Shinko 170/80
rear end oil change
aftermarket mirrors
windshield
otherwise all stock
*anticipated mods*
Engine Guard
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Glad to hear you finally got the steel pony on the road.

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


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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-11-2011, 12:24 AM
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Glad to hear you finally got the steel pony on the road.
Same here... And I salute and thank you for your service to our country...
Have a good one...Old Dog...

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Now on the Dark Side......
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MicroTach +, Higher wider H-bars, GPS Mt., Mustach bar Hwy. pegs...
Viking Shock cutout Saddlebags, Rear Mt. Signal Lt. Kit, Fork Brace...
RoadKing Air Shocks, Mustang Seat, Progressive Fork Springs...
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Glad to hear your on the road! Gotta love them 86s!


1986 VN 750
20,000 miles
MF Battery
Replaced Stock Turn signals
Starter Clutch
NGK plugs
MT66 Pirelli's
Seafoam
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For the gist of what was wrong, it needed a new ignition switch, i had to fix the wiring harness because the PO ripped it apart, replaced the handlebars, front brake master cylinder, turn signal switch, re aligned the forks with the wheel and handlebars, pulled the carbs and cleaned them thoroughly a well as replaced a few jets, got a new right ear, replaced all the vent lines, painted the tank, and cut, molded, and coverd a custom seat for it and removed the sissy bar and tool box. You all are very welcome. Life is good, I am riding every chance I get, which is getting more and more often here in North Carolina.

Devin Mohler
Corporal, United States Marine Corps

1989 Honda Interceptor 500
1986 Vulcan 750, paid in full (250 bucks)

R/R Relocated (Thanks flitecontrol)
Splines Lubed
Battery Tender permanetly installed
Custom Seat

Planned mods and things:
Ear shave (using stock ears as storage)
Coastering
Wrapping exhaust
Custom Exhaust
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Nice!

1986 Vn750
18,800 miles, and counting
Bone Stock
New cam chain tentioners
all fluids changed
Spline Lube
windshield
Engine Guard
B-stone S11 RWL-stock sizes
*wanted*
New grips

2001 Vn750
13,100 miles, and counting
spline lube
Bridgestone S11 100/90
Shinko 170/80
rear end oil change
aftermarket mirrors
windshield
otherwise all stock
*anticipated mods*
Engine Guard
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