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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-14-2010, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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Different petcock?

Hi, I was just wondering if anyone had any idea whether there is another petcock that can be used from a different bike other than the vn750? I can't seem to find one other than the OEM that costs almost $100. The guy that I bought my bike from has taken mine apart and now either needs to be replaced or rebuilt, and I already have to rebuild the carbs, and forks and am not looking forward to rebuilding the petcock if I don't have to. Any suggestions or comments will be appreciated!! Thanks.
Oh, and by the way my bike is a 95 with 17000 miles.
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A petcock rebuild kit runs around $24 on ebay IIRC. Not hard to do. Disassemble, clean, put in new parts, install. Should be good as new.

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