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Hi everyone! I'm so glad to have found this community! I just got my first Vulcan 750 this week its a 1993. I have always loved the style of the bike but haven't had the chance to get one until now. I bought it sight unseen and was given a great song and dance about "it just needs the battery charged and fresh fuel". I have not been able to turn in over yet! I got a new AGM battery so it cranks now but still no vroom-vroom yet. I have mechanical skills but not much electrical which is where I'm thinking the issue is.

I'm looking forward to interacting with you all in the near future! (hopefully riding)

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Hi everyone! I'm so glad to have found this community! I just got my first Vulcan 750 this week its a 1993. I have always loved the style of the bike but haven't had the chance to get one until now. I bought it sight unseen and was given a great song and dance about "it just needs the battery charged and fresh fuel". I have not been able to turn in over yet! I got a new AGM battery so it cranks now but still no vroom-vroom yet. I have mechanical skills but not much electrical which is where I'm thinking the issue is.

I'm looking forward to interacting with you all in the near future! (hopefully riding)

Thanks,
Rocky Brown
Welcome ,and the needing fresh fuel part would lead me in the direction of nasty carbs,make sure you are getting fuel to the cylinders.




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Welcome to the group. Seafoam is a great thing to help clean fuel systems.

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Spray a bit of carb cleaner into the intakes and see if it fires off. If so most likely the carbs are your problem.

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The "fresh fuel" thing is the giveaway. It probably needs a complete fuel system cleaning. When gasoline evaporates, it leaves behind something closely akin to glue, which plugs everything up. Seafoam works on mild cases, but if it sat for a long time with old gas in it, you are probably looking at a complete carb teardown and cleaning. Removing and reinstalling the carbs is the hardest part of the job. Please don't let someone talk you into an "earshave" without knowing the negative consequences. Oh yes, welcome. AND, do a spline lube before actually riding the bike.

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