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hi guys ,got a 1986 vn 750 and the engine is tight when hot, any clues to what is causing this ,been recently rebuilt, new oil pump,water pump etc is it just a case of running in ? thanks
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hi guys ,got a 1986 vn 750 and the engine is tight when hot, any clues to what is causing this ,been recently rebuilt, new oil pump,water pump etc is it just a case of running in ? thanks
Did you check/ adjust the piston ring end-gap before essembly?

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hi guys ,got a 1986 vn 750 and the engine is tight when hot, any clues to what is causing this ,been recently rebuilt, new oil pump,water pump etc is it just a case of running in ? thanks
Sorry to be off topic, but WTH, because I wanted to congratulate you on a very fine introduction here on the forum. You told us all a lot about your riding/wrenching experience and did so in such a short paragraph. Excellent job. By the way, I was just wondering who did the previous work on the motor and if you were involved in any way just in case others had some questions to help them understand and give you a proper answer. Seriously, you coould try running it a while and maybe it will loosen up or possibly blow up. Best answer at the moment with the limited information you supplied. Good luck.

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Sorry to be off topic but WTH because I wanted to congratulate you on a very fine introduction here on the forum.
You and Doc should be the "Newbie Intro Coordinators" since that's pretty much all you two talk or comment about.

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You and Doc should be the "Newbie Intro Coordinators" since that's pretty much all you two talk or comment about.
Yes I don't post on any other boards here.just the newbie section.(we really need a sarcasm smilie) Tom doesn't either.never do either one of us talk about anything else.maybe you should be the Coordinator for the Newbie Coordinators.

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You and Doc should be the "Newbie Intro Coordinators" since that's pretty much all you two talk or comment about.
Agreed and Docs classic "welcome to the nucking futhouse" just gets me every time.

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You and Doc should be the "Newbie Intro Coordinators" since that's pretty much all you two talk or comment about.
Well it seems someone has to make an attempt to explain what so many were never taught and failed to learn on their own. If OleDirtyDoc and I were to follow the same lack of respect and manners here then I am sure we would be givien a warning or banned like others have been. Doc and I claim no exclusive use of manners or respect so you are more than welcome to join in anytime.

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Please do a search and notice that not my posts are only about a proper introduction. Also notice that a moderator recently made a sticky about how to go about doing an introduction. Darn, don't you hate it when anyone can go ahead and check out the truth? The fact is that there are two stickies by moderators (one past and one present). I guess they felt it was important if they took the time and made the effort.

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Well it seems someone has to make an attempt to explain what so many were never taught and failed to learn on their own. If OleDirtyDoc and I were to follow the same lack of respect and manners here then I am sure we would be givien a warning or banned like others have been. Doc and I claim no exclusive use of manners or respect so you are more than welcome to join in anytime.

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Please do a search and notice that not my posts are only about a proper introduction. Also notice that a moderator recently made a sticky about how to go about doing an introduction. Darn, don't you hate it when anyone can go ahead and check out the truth? The fact is that there are two stickies by moderators (one past and one present). I guess they felt it was important if they took the time and made the effort.
How about we learn Mandarin Chinese, Tom, and answer them in that.that would be hucking filarious

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Well it seems someone has to make an attempt to explain what so many were never taught and failed to learn on their own. If OleDirtyDoc and I were to follow the same lack of respect and manners here then I am sure we would be givien a warning or banned like others have been. Doc and I claim no exclusive use of manners or respect so you are more than welcome to join in anytime.

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These stickies indicate introduction posts are not required, and that's the truth!

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