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Things to BOLO while swapping carbs...

Tried using 'search'...didn't receive answers I needed. Tried browsing the 'carb/fuel system' thread...came up empty.

Ordered used carbs from an unknown year of vn750. Carbs coming from San Diego. Unsure if I'll just swap out completely or take pieces from new, used set. BUT...if I decide to swap out, what do I need to pay attention to and be on the look out for? (Other than cleaning them while they're out.) Will jets be same size? If not, do I need to do that 're-jet' procedure? Floats need to be checked? I'm pretty non-mechanically inclined. And no, I haven't bought a Clymer's manual yet. That's next.
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Tried using 'search'...didn't receive answers I needed. Tried browsing the 'carb/fuel system' thread...came up empty.

Ordered used carbs from an unknown year of vn750. Carbs coming from San Diego. Unsure if I'll just swap out completely or take pieces from new, used set. BUT...if I decide to swap out, what do I need to pay attention to and be on the look out for? (Other than cleaning them while they're out.) Will jets be same size? If not, do I need to do that 're-jet' procedure? Floats need to be checked? I'm pretty non-mechanically inclined. And no, I haven't bought a Clymer's manual yet. That's next.
Well at least you didn't buy the Haynes manual first like I did. The Clymer is much better and what I've found is while the information you receive here can point you in the right direction, nothing will take the place of that manual. If the manual reads like Chinese, don't worry, there are members here who speak it. I switched out the clutch plates on my 750 and received great pointers here but the manual was a great guide.

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Well at least you didn't buy the Haynes manual first like I did. The Clymer is much better and what I've found is while the information you receive here can point you in the right direction, nothing will take the place of that manual. If the manual reads like Chinese, don't worry, there are members here who speak it. I switched out the clutch plates on my 750 and received great pointers here but the manual was a great guide.
Mike, thanks for the input. Haven't seen many people mention the Haynes manual. But, you left out any input that I actually needed. Haha Now, judging by your posts in several other threads...I know you have some knowledge somewhere hidden inside that noggin.
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Here is a chart of the carb jets of the different models of the VN750. This was taken from the online service manual...
http://www.tocmanufacturing.com/File...nd%20Parts.pdf
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Mike, thanks for the input. Haven't seen many people mention the Haynes manual. But, you left out any input that I actually needed. Haha Now, judging by your posts in several other threads...I know you have some knowledge somewhere hidden inside that noggin.
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I'm a novice at best. . Experienced...no. I'd call it lucky. Still, I hate to see people suffer through things. But that being said, You need to get a hold of that Clymer repair manual not the online manual even though it may be some help to you.

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rebuilt calipers, master brake cylinder

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I'm a novice at best. . Experienced...no. I'd call it lucky. Still, I hate to see people suffer through things. But that being said, You need to get a hold of that Clymer repair manual not the online manual even though it may be some help to you.
Wishing I had picked it up a month ago now! Carbs will be here today. Should probably just take them to a machine shop and have them cleaned, then install, and run Sea Foam through the tank a couple times. Assuming nothing else is wrong...
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