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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-26-2009, 10:56 PM Thread Starter
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first day as a VN750 owner

Hello everyone. I got my motorcycle license on Sunday, and bought my bike today! It's a 93 VN750. The guy who sold it to me also told me about this site, although I don't know his user name. Looking forward to learning what I can from this site and to being part of the VN750 community.


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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-26-2009, 10:58 PM
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Welcome to the group. Enjoy your bike. I have a 93 too.

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post #3 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-26-2009, 11:08 PM
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Glad you joined. Welcome to the site and you have already gotten good advice. The people here are great. So feel free to browse (especially the Verses) and don't be afraid to ask questions about the Vulcan 750. Mines an '05.

2005 Vulcan 750
Black and Silver
OEM Hghwy Bars
O-ring Footpegs
OEM Luggage Rack
V&H Exhaust System
TOC ACCT Rebuild
Die Hard Gold AGM MFB
Spline Lube every tire change
VN750 #4393
VROC #31065
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Welcome to the best place for Vulcans

Chad Falstad "Hawk"
Vroc #17649
2011 HD Ultra Classic "angel"
2001 Nomad 1500 Sold March 2012
2001 VN 750 "Sold June with 2008 with 21,000""Serinity"
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post #5 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-26-2009, 11:16 PM
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welcome aboard mate

Stator #3
Ears Shaved
R/R relocated

She's worth her weight in GOLD
If u dont have it already Here is the Service Manual
How To Test the Stator
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post #6 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-26-2009, 11:25 PM
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Welcome bro, this is a great place to meet good people and learn a wealth of great info about our bike.

85 VN700 Project Bike
R/R Relocate
Mustang Seat
Custom grill cover
Busted Engine... removed, split, waiting on parts
Cleaning up & painting the rest

Parts still needed... wanted...
11" shocks, or one stock
Aftermarket exhaust... eventually
Extended forward controls or custom hwy peg mounts for my cramped legs...
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Welcome! Find a big open parking lot and practice your swerves and panic stops. No one sees you on a bike in traffic until you screw up.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Welcome to the Vulcan madness. Fill out your profile so we know where you are from. You may have other members close to you.
Check out link in my sig below. Also the Vulcan verses. You will run into some odd words and shorthand. ie. gb=goatsbelly=exhaust powerchamber which connects the two exhaust pipes under the battery box. It functions something like a catalytic converter. ACCT= AutomaticCam Chain Tensioner. If you can`t figure one out after reading for a while, just ask.

Oh yeah, enjoy the ride, both the bike and the forum!!


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

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Welcome to the forum and the storehouse of knowledge it provides.

I'm keepin' all the left over parts. I'm gonna use 'em to build another bike!
"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 most addicting site on the web. Every little quirk your bike may have will have you on here looking for a reason to do some wrenching.

BTW, most here wont admit it but you got the fastest and best looking year Kawasaki released. Not that the other years dont make good parts bikes.

1993 Kawasaki Vulcan VN750 <To Be Named Later>
Purchased Used on 05/09/2009
11,681 Miles...
Dade City, Florida
Iridium Spark Plugs
New Shinko 230 Tour Masters
110/90/19 Front 150/90/15 Back
Carbs Cleaned 06/22/09
Spline Lube 6/29/09
1992 Kawasaki Vulcan VN750 <Parts Bike>
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