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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
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New to me 92 VN750

Just bought a 92 today for $200. The p.o. was fed up with electrical problems. He was the only owner of the bike since new, but last year started getting electrical problems - dead battery, power shutting off. He spent a small fortune at the dealer but the fixes they made didn't last long.

The bike has Jardine pipes but comes with the stock pipes. The bike is in excellent condition.

My first goal is to read up on the electrical problems with the bike and hopefully solve the problems.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 09:55 PM
If only it had 6th gear..
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Wow, best of luck with it. I'm sure you'll get the info you need from the forum here and end up with a decent bike for very short money. Peace,


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

Hmm....she was on the back when we left.... ??
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 01:14 AM
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Great price. I bet it has a fried stator and/or R/R.

Check the electrical section for the how-tos on diagnosing it. For $200 that is a steal, and you can definitely get the electrical sorted out fairly cheaply.

1986 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
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Duralast Gold ETX15 AGM Battery
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Metzeler ME880 [110/90-19, 170/80-15]
Balance Dampers Replaced
Tuxedo Mod
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1990 Kawasaki Vulcan 750

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 05:48 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the replies, what makes it even better is the bike has 12,466 kms on it !!
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