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post #1 of 36 (permalink) Old 02-02-2009, 11:43 PM Thread Starter
 
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130 mph would be nice

Anybody have a rodded VN 750? i'd like to rod mine up some, start with the basics and move forward in increments, i'd like to see it do 118-130 mph or so, if the rpm's are there, i dont think they are though, we dont want red line. Lance has a hot one, very exspensive retro, sounds good i like a good kicker.
I dont know what it is about some drivers, but i will follow at a distance for 5 miles at say 73mph, then i will speed up to pass, and the next thing i know i'm going 85, and they are going 85, and i got a headwind, and i'm reving the bolloux out of it trying to pass!
Just curious!

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This will give you an added boost when needed.

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I got to a buck 25 the other day in 5th just givin' an extra twist. When's the last time you cleaned her insides or checked the mixture? She might be runnin' lean...

I hate when people match my speed when I'm passing them. I can't tell you how many times that happens, I look over at them, and they're on the damn cell phone! Hang up and drive people!!! Go at your own pace, NOT MINE!!!
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I was about to post something else - then re-read and saw that your too slow driver is going 73 mph. Not sure what the speed limit is there on 2 lane roads - here it's 55 - too slow drivers are doing 50, and the vulcan jumps up to 80 pretty quickly making for a fast pass.

That said, the vulcan kinda runs outta steam around 90. She'll do more than 90 for sure, but it takes a lot more work to get that last 30 mph than the first 90 (that whole damn r=kv^2 thing). For every day, somewhat sane riding - that's just fine with me... if it wasn't, I'd ride a sportbike and have the tickets to prove it...

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This is pretty cool! maybe a good father's day present
But how is our engine is going to react with it? Is it going to damage the engine?

Any advice?

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Gentlemen, My bike is rode on the OPEN PLAINES here is NEBRASKA, it's f------ windy as hell, especially in march, april, and may, top speed sometimes has been 65 mph, wind speed at 55-60 mph,according to weather forcast, thats a very windy ride.
I have the plexi 3, so she's pushing hard wind at that, and when it's tornado season out here, 60 mph winds are common for weeks on end.
The bike will do 115 mph without wind and windsheild. I dont think she's too lean, plugs look good.
I am not a motorcycle mechanic and know very little, but i am an Autotech for cars, and buissiness owner.
The concept is the same kind of.
Can these carbs be richened up a bit, i have never worked on a motorbike carb, any adjustments?
I dont think it needs it, needs NITROUS! HA HA.
I am not dis-attisfied with the little love, she's only a 750, but i just think i need a bit more power out here, it's like Wyoming, if you have ever been there.
They call Chicago the windy city, most not likely with all those sky scrapers, try the Open Plaines, 50 miles of nothing. Who in their right mind would want to ride without a helmet?
I'll have to put some thought to the rocket juice, or i could just say F--- it, drive the corvette!.

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Get a Ferrari, strobe light, and life insurance. The wind won't be as noticeable in the car and it won't have problems doing 130 in those conditions. You can roll the windows down if you want the wind in your hair. The strobe light may give those innocents sharing the highways of western Nebraska enough warning to get out of your way, and the life insurance should be enough to give you a decent burial.

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This is pretty cool! maybe a good father's day present
But how is our engine is going to react with it? Is it going to damage the engine?

Any advice?
I'd suggest not strapping that on to a Vulcan, especially a stock one, but that's just me and it is a free country.....still.
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This is pretty cool! maybe a good father's day present
But how is our engine is going to react with it? Is it going to damage the engine?

Any advice?
It would be fine w/15HP nozzles, and O.K in short bursts w/35HP nozzles.


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SYNTHETIC BRAKE FLUID
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PLEXISTAR 2 WINDSHIELD
SPLINES LUBED
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LEATHER TOOL AND ROLL BAG
PICKUP COILS GAPPED AT .018"
NGK CAP, WIRES, IRIDUMS
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