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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 11:31 PM Thread Starter
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hello everyone from ohio

hello all im from coshocton,oh just picked up a 02 vulcan 750. first 1 i have owned and i must say very pleased with it so far. rides great and runs smooth. im thinking some pipes and mabie a new seat any ideas would be great. my buddy has a muffler shop and thought bout making a coustom set of drag pipes. any idea of what size pipe to use? i was thinking 2in. if ya live anywhere close to the buckeyestate drop me a line and lets do some riding. talk to ya soon, scott
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 11:38 PM
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Welcome Scott! I'm just east of Steubenville.

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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-01-2009, 08:08 AM
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welcome to the madness!!! if you havn't already read the "Vulcan Verses"!
as for the seat...many here like/love the "Mustang" seat, hard to fine and cost a lot! but you could also go with the "Corbin" seat. people like/love these seats too. also bigger bucks!
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Welcome to the group. Think this bike will grow on ya.

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Welcome Scott.

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Welcome to the Vulcan madness from sunny southern Alberta, Scott. The stock seat is is a PITA for most of us for anything longer than a 30 or 40 minute ride. There are seats made by Mustang, Corbin and Saddleman for the vn750, but I think you will have to watch ebay for used ones, as I`m not sure any new ones are available from any of these makers anymore. Another option is to send the seat in and get it rebuilt with a gel or air pad. It can also be built up or down to suit your height. I think it was lance328 who posted a link last week for a custom seat maker at a reasonable price. If I can find it again I`ll add it here later.


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Welcome! Wow, sorry I missed the intro. I'm in zanesville & ride down to coshocton quite a bit to visit family.
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-03-2009, 10:00 PM Thread Starter
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well hello we will have to hook up and go for a cruse sine we r so close
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-04-2009, 07:26 PM
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seems like I'm south of all the members here. did pass a vn on 35 the other day but couldnt get a vn750.com invite to him doin 60 on the highway, and I'm so ashamed, I was in the cage!
welcome to the group!

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acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-04-2009, 09:20 PM
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I got a custom hand-stitched De LaRosa seat thrown in with my deal today...it is light brown leather with the cross on it. I will upload pics on it tomorrow. Good luck!
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