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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-13-2012, 01:14 PM Thread Starter
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New VN750 Biker! Ready for a long ride!

Hey everybody I'm Chris. I bought my 96' Vulcan a few weeks ago and love it! I replaced the WHOLE charging system and she's finally running right. This is my first bike and have learned a ton since I bought it, "had to get it running on my own." I'm looking forward to doing more and meeting fellow proud vulcan owners.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-13-2012, 04:32 PM
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Congrats on your acquisition and welcome to the VN750 Insanity!

1986 Black Kawasaki Vulcan VN750 "Black KAWK"
VN750 #9300 & VROC #33453

EMGO Handlebar, V&H Exhaust, Drop Shocks, Raised/Painted Fork, MeanStreak Seat, Tank Bib, ME880 Oversize Tires, Engine Guard, Custom Mirrors, Chris Products Turn Signals, Ear Shave, 150/42 Jets, PINGEL Fuel Valve, MCCT, Volt Meter, Shendegen R/R, AGM Battery, Coastered, .020 Coils, Relo Gauges & Headlamp, SilverStar Ultra, LED Flashing Brake Light, Center Stand Delete, WOLO Airhorn.
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-13-2012, 05:11 PM
If only it had 6th gear..
 
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that's great. best of luck with it. ride safe and long

Dave

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Jetted, shaved & coastered
Home made under-tank single filter
Converted ACCT's to manual (thanks wib714)
Dual vac lines on petcock (my cure for ticking)
LED tail/plate lights
Relocated helmet lock to license plate

Added stuff:
Customized hard bags w/ lights
Chrome levers
Hellcat windscreen
LED running lights
Home made 'Vita-Volt' meter
Foot rests on engine guard
Tunes

Hmm....she was on the back when we left.... ??
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-13-2012, 06:28 PM
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"had to get it running on my own." I'm looking forward to doing more
Thats the BEST way to do it IMO (like Ive done since the 70s), as you will be more intimate with your bike. You'll learn every sound it makes, and even a slight change in anything will alert you to check things. And you will always get almost immediate tech help here at the forum. Just ask in the appropriate section.
That said, welcome to being a Vulcaneer. The addiction comes soon !



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Welcome to the Vulcan madness, where the journey is the destination.

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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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Good energy! Ride on!

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Odometer @ October, 2019: 14,200
Purchased May, 2011 @ 2,172
Splines lubed @ 2,962 (were in good shape)
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