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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-21-2015, 06:33 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 93 750 that will turn but won't start. It has fired for just a second but dies immediately

I am absolutely brand new to riding motorcycles I got this bike in a trade and I haven't been able to get it started yet it acts like it wants to start but backfires a lot and won't kik over any suggestions would help greatly thank you

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First, introduce yourself in the newbie section. Second, is fuel getting to the carbs? Have you opened the bowl drains to check?

"Katie"
2002 VN 750, stock except for accessories
Mustang seat
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About 25k miles
All drive train maintenance performed, drive shaft coupler replaced
Way more experienced at pulling VN 750 carbs than I ever wanted to be.
TOC ACCT rebuild kits installed
Pick up coil mod
Cooling system flushed, refilled with fresh coolant
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VN sold, current steed Honda ST 1300
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I have a 93 750 that will turn but won't start. It has fired for just a second but dies immediately
Yes and ? Give us a little information on the condition of the bike plus give us an introduction of yourself under the Newbie Check-In if you will. You haven't told us anything such as the condition of the battery, how long since the bike ran last, any modifications from stock, etc. We are good but you are making things very difficult by holding back any information on the bike. Be sure to read the Vulcan Verses.

and always remember, "Ride until you rot!"
**Really not sure if the Big "C" is back right now
but having to face the fact that this is a lifetime routine
going forward. Five operations done and it still continues.

Tom
Vulcan 2000
New ride: 2009 Victory Vision Arlen Ness Signature Series
4507 miles
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