Stator and balancer replacement questions - Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums
Electrical
Where does this wire go?
Includes Electrical mods, Lights, Stator,
Rectifier, Diagrams, etc

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-29-2015, 12:31 PM Thread Starter
AMH
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 29
iTrader: (0)
 
Stator and balancer replacement questions

Hello,
I finally removed the engine to replace my bad stator and going to try to unbolt the rotor bolt and balancer gear (left hand) bolt to change balancers. Need to find a breaker bar and reverse torque wrench to loosen and tighten these bolts but had a few questions:

- Do the 3 yellow bullet stator wires have to plug in any order when connecting the new stator?

- Is there a washer I need to replace for the gear shifter shaft, before I put the stator cover back? (I never had any leaks)

- Do you recommend any gasket sealant like "Permetex ultra black" around the stator cover gasket , around grommet , inside the wire holes?

Any other tip you can provide would be appreciated....Thanks guys!
AMH is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-29-2015, 02:14 PM
Senior Member
 
Spockster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: WV
Posts: 6,592
iTrader: (5)
   
My number one tip: Large post on the damper weight goes into the smaller hole on the damper gear. It will go together two ways, but only one is correct. Aligned this wrong on mine and it shook so bad I couldn't see the handgrips, it also walked across the floor on it's centerstand. Kinda stung my hands when I grabbed the bars.

Be aware of the alignment marks on the damper shaft and damper weight (painted stripe on the shaft - dot on the weight), this is in addition to the marks on the rotor and damper gear and the post to hole orientation.

The shim washers on the shifter shaft don't need replaced, but they need to be there. It's easy to drop the outside one and not see it, then the shaft pushes too far inward, flops around, and won't shift.

No specific order for connection of the yellow stator wires.

Thin coat of sealer can help, not too heavy though.

One last tip: The TPE stator is your best bet.

2003-21k mi
Shaved w/UniPK92+Stock Jets-TPE/MOSFET-Shinko Tires-AGM batt-bags-chrome-LEDs...more
__________________________________________________ ____________
Repair Manual: http://www.mediafire.com/file/mj7z81..._Catalogue.pdf

Owner's Manual: http://www.mediafire.com/file/nscb5f...ers+Manual.pdf
Spockster is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-31-2015, 11:43 AM Thread Starter
AMH
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 29
iTrader: (0)
 
Thanks so much Spockster! I will order the gaskets and parts and tools in the next few weeks. Working and going to school doesn't leave much time for me but I plan on taking things slow and hopefully I'll be ready to ride in a couple of months. Here in Texas, weather starts improving around March.

Thanks to you and everyone in the forum for valuable tips!
AMH is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki Vulcan 750 Forum : Kawasaki VN750 Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Once registered, your User Name"cannot be changed". We can make exceptions within 7 days, but after that, it is set in stone.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome