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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-24-2011, 05:44 PM Thread Starter
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I decided to take my2006 VN 750 with 27,000 miles to the dealer and get the Stator and Rectifier replaced. Also had all fuel lines replaced, lube rear splines & check it all out for any other service needs. Got it back last week and it now runs perfect like when she was new. I decided to keep it and no longer considering selling it. I love my VN 750 and I hope to ride it for many years to come. I am sentimentally attached to my loving bike.
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I wish I could do the same with my '85. My brother just replaced the stator and VR on the bike. Runs great now, and it only took him a little over 5 hours, so he says. But I'm getting married soon and I could use the money to pay for that and any other debt. That's the way it goes I guess.
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Blaze orange make sure you put a voltage meter on the bike. That way the next time you will be able to tell when things are starting to go wrong. Just keep an eye on the volts so when they are too high or to low and stay there you will know right away to take measures to correct the problem. Keep in touch withe the group to see how you are doing. Lost of threads to read about the low are high voltage, and how to check the system out. Ride safe.

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I wish I could do the same with my '85. My brother just replaced the stator and VR on the bike. Runs great now, and it only took him a little over 5 hours, so he says. But I'm getting married soon and I could use the money to pay for that and any other debt. That's the way it goes I guess.
Couples who marry are on average 20% happer in life. Congratulations to your new family. When monday rolls around, enjoy your vacation at work, scientists and modern scholars agree, were not exactly sure how long death will last.
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Couples who marry are on average 20% happer in life. Congratulations to your new family. When monday rolls around, enjoy your vacation at work, scientists and modern scholars agree, were not exactly sure how long death will last.
^ Holy unintelligible. What does any of that even mean, dude? Vacation at work? How long death lasts? Put the whiskey down, slowly step away from the computer...
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I had thought about getting rid of mine and getting a bigger bike. Then realized I never have time to take the long cruises I'd want to. Then be stuck with a big heavy bike I'd ride to work every day. So I'll keep it. Even if I did a total engine rebuild (hope I don't have to) I'd still be ahead of making payments on another bike.

Couples who marry and are 20% happier didn't get the inlaws I did.

Global warming? So what if my kids never see a polar bear. I never saw a dinosaur and I'm ok.
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They say married men live longer than single ones... even though they are much more willing to die!

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Narcotic Haiku?

Global warming? So what if my kids never see a polar bear. I never saw a dinosaur and I'm ok.
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Thanks for the tip , but I already had a volt meter hooked up. That's how I found out the stator was failing in the first place. Good tip for everybody to follow. Hook up a cigarette lighter socket direct to battery or the head light accessary wires and stick in a digital volt meter from wal mart , $14.95.
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I would not sell my bike for any woman...if you can't afford to get married without selling your bike, don't get married.

Isn't the brides family supposed to pay for the wedding?



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