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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 11:00 AM Thread Starter
'85 Bobber
 
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Hello everyone!
I'm just checking in to say "Hello". I am the proud owner of a 1985 VN700. I am turning it into a bobber project. I've been lurking for a while and want to say thanks to everyone for posting info and ideas. I should have some pics up soon of the bike progress, but they are all taken with a cell phone (yuck)

Completed
Stripped down to motor and frame
Front- 100/90-19 Avon Wide White Walls (cause I couldn't find the 110's)
Rear- 170/80-15 Avon Wide White Walls
Custom Lowering bracket (no shocks)
Powder coated rims Red
14" Apes (cause they didn't have 16" in)
Custom Seat
Ear Shaved
Aftermarket headlight & tail light
Flat Black Paint
Custom Exhaust with Wrap
New Turn Signals
kuryakyn 6180 Grips with helmet locks
Highway Brackets from ccspinner
Kuryakyn Longhorn Offset Dually Highway Pegs
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 11:09 AM
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You can do a charcoal sketch of a VN bobber for all I care. Love that approach. Can't wait to see it!!


Current VN: 03 VN1600A

Past VNs: 92 VN750A, 98 VN1500A

Future VN: 94/97 VN1500A basketcase/bobber
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 12:30 PM
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Welcome to the forum. Looking forward to the pics.

I'm keepin' all the left over parts. I'm gonna use 'em to build another bike!
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"Black Beauty"
1989 VN750 acquired December, 2008, 6,711 miles
Currently 23,298 miles

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2001 Honda CMX250 Rebel acquired July, 2008

1987 VN750 project bike, acquired August, 2009, 33,000 miles and balancer sticking out of the case, currently awaiting attention and parts
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Welcome to the group, have fun getting everything together. Ride long and hard, and keep it safe.

2004 25,500 miles
Led tail light enhancement
Homemade floor boards
Headlight modulator
Extra heat sink on R+R
R+R relocation
Homemade driver's backrest
Fused Stator
Mcct conversion-cost 4.50
Ride-on in tires
crash bar with home made hyway pegs
iridium plugs
home made fork wind deflectors
coil pickups adjusted.
Kenda kruz tires 110/90 170/80
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 01:36 PM
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Welcome to the Vulcan Madness. Enjoy your cruise through the forums and down the highway.

Gordon

1991 VN 750 -"Cosmic Lady" or "Bad Girl"?
Purchased May 16, 2008
Approx.19,300km (12,000 miles)

H-D windshield
Relocated R/R
MF-AGM battery
Fiamm Freeway Blaster horns
F&S luggage rack and engine guard
Kury Offset Hiway pegs
July 13, 2016, Riding on the DARKSIDE now, Classic Radial 165/80-15


TOP TEN THINGS A NEW RIDER/OWNER SHOULD DO. Click on link.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/11-vn750-general-discussion/9127-top-ten-items-you-would-suggest-new-owner-do-his-new-ride.html
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-02-2009, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
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Hopefully these pictures come through.






Completed
Stripped down to motor and frame
Front- 100/90-19 Avon Wide White Walls (cause I couldn't find the 110's)
Rear- 170/80-15 Avon Wide White Walls
Custom Lowering bracket (no shocks)
Powder coated rims Red
14" Apes (cause they didn't have 16" in)
Custom Seat
Ear Shaved
Aftermarket headlight & tail light
Flat Black Paint
Custom Exhaust with Wrap
New Turn Signals
kuryakyn 6180 Grips with helmet locks
Highway Brackets from ccspinner
Kuryakyn Longhorn Offset Dually Highway Pegs
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-02-2009, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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Completed
Stripped down to motor and frame
Front- 100/90-19 Avon Wide White Walls (cause I couldn't find the 110's)
Rear- 170/80-15 Avon Wide White Walls
Custom Lowering bracket (no shocks)
Powder coated rims Red
14" Apes (cause they didn't have 16" in)
Custom Seat
Ear Shaved
Aftermarket headlight & tail light
Flat Black Paint
Custom Exhaust with Wrap
New Turn Signals
kuryakyn 6180 Grips with helmet locks
Highway Brackets from ccspinner
Kuryakyn Longhorn Offset Dually Highway Pegs
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