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So I saw this on ebay

http://www.ebay.com/itm/141484704526

From what i've read so far. This would be a direct bolt on with the exception of the front wheel but if I can get a vn1500 front wheel that won't be any issue.

Which should leave me with the problem of gauges but I figured I would do a digital multi gauge to embrace the cleaner look. And handlebars and controls right?

Would the extra rake of the vn1500 triple tree make a huge difference in the ride?
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So I saw this on ebay

http://www.ebay.com/itm/141484704526

From what i've read so far. This would be a direct bolt on with the exception of the front wheel but if I can get a vn1500 front wheel that won't be any issue.

Which should leave me with the problem of gauges but I figured I would do a digital multi gauge to embrace the cleaner look. And handlebars and controls right?

Would the extra rake of the vn1500 triple tree make a huge difference in the ride?
That's a Nomad front end, I'm not sure the trees are raked . I think the difference in Rake is in the frame. The 750 uses a leading axle front end so you would definitely have a shorter wheel base if the fork tubes are the same length.

The 1500 nomad wheel is the one you would want and you need to find one with the rotors already on it. I have a set of stock risers which use the one inch bars. I replaced mine with a set off of a 900 C or a Meanie, they are identical. both had the risers built off the bar with ,and I am guessing here, 6 or 7 inches in rise and about 3 to 4 inches of of pullback in the risers. The bars are flat drag style and about as wide as your shoulders.

You will be dropping front wheel size to 16" diameter and a wider front tire ,mine is a 130. I think with a smaller custom front fender and that polished aluminum front wheel would look pretty sweet on the 750 frame. you will have to go with the Nomad front master cylinder to fit the one inch bars.

I don't know what kind of bars you are planning on using but the factory one piece drag style bars I described would make it look lower and in my opinion cooler. If you like the taller bars I have some risers you could have for shipping if you decide to go that rte. I like the way you're thinking

Oh yeah I forgot you need the axle spacers and the speedo drive of of an 04 and back Nomad as well, the later models run an electric speedo with the speed sensor on the trans. I have a bracket that mounts to the stock style risers , you can either run a mini speedo or a tach in it and it centers up in front of the risers if you are interested in it as well. I'll look for the wheel on ebay and show you what it looks like so you can tell if you like it.




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here is a wheel with the rotors on it
http://www.ebay.com/itm/KAWASAKI-VUL...fe8915&vxp=mtr
here is one without
http://www.ebay.com/itm/00-2000-KAWA...2b1f8a&vxp=mtr

I hope this helps




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So sounds like I need to find an 04 or older 1500 parts bike that the front end is intact on and I could pretty much do a straight swap minus some gauge issues?
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So sounds like I need to find an 04 or older 1500 parts bike that the front end is intact on and I could pretty much do a straight swap minus some gauge issues?
That's one rte!!if you want to retain dual discs it needs to be a Nomad The Classics and the bubfs had a single disc. You would also have fenders you could hack on and all kinds of other stuff to sell and help finance your project




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Would the dual discs be a big bonus?
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Would the dual discs be a big bonus?
My 05 Classic does good on a single disc , it's just personal preference..




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