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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-04-2012, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
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Hey yall! New to the group, if yall haven't guessed, I'm form the South, the southerly of the Carolinas. Started riding a year or so ago. I was cruising craigslist like I do looking for deals and found a '94 750, saved it from the junk yard. They weighed it up, 440lb @ 20 cents a pound, $95.04, turned to my friend and asked if he had 4 pennies in the car. Its going to take more than a little TLC to fix up. I see some of whats missing/broken/needs replacement. I can tell it hasn't been treated right, no air filter, the box was full of sand, float bowls were filthy, jets clogged like a low fiber colon. Whomever had it put on the Lowe's Home Improvent special hardtail struts, they're in the hardware section I believe. This is my first forum and first project bike. Sort of first project, I did a little chop and bob on an 82 Yamaha xs400, also from craigslist, but I didn't do the mechanical work.
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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-04-2012, 09:46 PM
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Welcome, Good luck with the VN.. Once you get it going it will be a lot of fun.

82 SX400 huh? You still ride it? That was my very fist street bike. Bought it brand new when the 83's hit the lot. Funny how you always remember the first,,lol

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Thanks, I hope I can get it running. I ride the XS everyday, work, play, beach...I use my car to buy dog food. I need to tinker on it, started fine with full choke when it was 40 degrees outside, now she's complaining that its too hot.
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Welcome, you sure have alot to do to it! Show us a pic if you can.

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Welcome to the Vulcan madness.

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Congrats and Welcome.

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Rebel13 I see you have done a complete rebuild pictural, Think I'm about to do the same thing. Unfortunatly I do not have a center stand so I'll be using the 4x4 center stand that come as a custom option, part of the sport package.lol. Still trying to figure out how to post a picture on a thread? Anyone know?
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You need to have more posts before you can post pics. Just keep talking in threads and you will be there in no time.
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You need 5 posts first before a pic is valid. After that I suggest using another server to host pictures and hyperlink them here such as photobucket, image shack, facebook etc.

Here you go: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1991-Kawasak...bea49b&vxp=mtr

My centerstand is coming off soon, but I'm keeping it for future maintenance.
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