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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-10-2008, 08:42 PM Thread Starter
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Hey, I'm quickly realizing I need to purchase a maintenance manual but I've seen several different ones out there. Which one do you think is best and why? Please keep in mind that I'm a novice in motorcycle wrenching and even with the car it's been years since I've done anything more than change the oil.

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There all pretty decent, and get the job. Some have fuzzy photos I hear, but don't know for sure. I have a Clymers and it does the job. Between a book and these Forums, you're pretty well covered.

Here's a link to a thread, that has a link to a free manual download, that is also pretty popular around here, mostly because it's free I suppose....

https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8126
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...Here's a link to a thread, that has a link to a free manual download, that is also pretty popular around here, mostly because it's free I suppose....

https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8126


And , Illegal. It is a copy of the Kawasaki service manual, and as such, is pirated copywrited material.

So anyone that downloads a copy...even if it is free, is in essence breaking the law.
I doubt anyone is going to kick your door in and arrest you , but FYI.


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And , Illegal. It is a copy of the Kawasaki service manual, and as such, is pirated copywrited material.

So anyone that downloads a copy...even if it is free, is in essence breaking the law.
I doubt anyone is going to kick your door in and arrest you , but FYI.


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Does Kawasaki sell the manual so one could purchase it legally?
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VN 750 Manual direct from Kawasaki

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My goodness, I must have a very special dealer, my service manual for mine was only $25, part #99924-1054-16 which was for an 03, I guess the -18 means it covers the 06 too, and that makes it $35 extra...lol...
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There are several online bookstores that carry it for $25 or so. Don't get taken by the stealer and pay full Kaw price!!
http://www.themotorbookstore.com/kaw70vul19.html
And this is a legal copy for the Clymers. Check ebay for the Kaw manual.

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Just ordered.
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