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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hi everybody,
Just bough my first bike...a 1985 VN700. She's been taken pretty good care of, new paint...kind of a burnt orange. Just wanted to jump on here and meet some other Vulcan people. Nice to meet you all!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 05:27 PM
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Welcome to the group Randi, you'll find lots of friends here. Congrats on the new bike too. Anything you need to know, just ask. Lots of folks here ready to help you if you need anything. Ride safe!

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2002 VN1500 Classic
Spline Lube Procedure, with photos, R/R Relocation and Coil Mod
Rusty Tank Cleaning!
Electrical Fault Finding Flowchart
SEAFOAM JUNKIE!


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Welcome to the forum. If you haven't already, check out the Vulcan Verses and OlHossCanada's signature for things to do/check on the bike.

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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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 08:20 PM
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Welcome to the club also, have fun with the bike. Where are you located? You may have someone close to you to help, if you need some to work on the bike. A lot of good information in the forum, but it takes a lot of reading. Or you can just through out a question and someone will for sure answer.

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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welcome to the group! fill out your info in the user control panel such as location, and do a signature with any mods or anticipated mods. this can turn into a home away from home when you are not riding!

1986 vn 750 aka "Huck Farley"
42,000 miles
Rick's stator and rr
Tuxedo stator cover mod
pickup coil mod
dampers replaced
agm m/f battery
Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
Hid conversion
splines lubed
custom "vn750.com" grill cover
NGK Iridium spark plugs


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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Welcome to the group!!!!

Brian Manchester
'89 "GRIMM"

CUSTOM-Seat,quick detach backrest,2.5"slam brackets,Pipes,Fender struts,head light mount,9"rise dragbars,Grips,Mirrors, turnsignals,LED brake light/Lic.plate frame,Chopper headlight. Shaved,Jetted,coastered,polished forks,saddle&Tool bags,horns moved,180/70/15 rear tire!!! Yes a 180!!!!And other stuff.....
Springfield 1911-A1 Compact .45acp

03 F250 superduty 4x4 V-10 crew cab long box 33's,CAI,SS duals with magnaflow

04 durango AWD
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-25-2009, 04:19 PM
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Welcome to the Vulcan Madness, Randi. Go to the user Cp at the top of any page and fill out your profile and signature. It will show on every post you make so we remember where you live and details about your bike, ie. any mods, etc. Might even find another member close enough to be a wrenching or riding buddy.

Check out link below as a kind of "primer" on riding and the vn750.

Link to Vulcsan Verses, some links in here are gone, but scan through the table of contents at least, to get an idea what is there to come back to when you need it.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/verses.php

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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