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Did you see the Voyager trike kits? I've seen a couple for sale around me locally at reasonable prices, but not lately.

Just a couple threads I found here:
https://www.vn750.com/forum/11-vn750-...trike-kit.html

There's pic in post #1: https://www.vn750.com/forum/17-sell-s...ed-ebay-3.html

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Did you see the Voyager trike kits? I've seen a couple for sale around me locally at reasonable prices, but not lately.

Just a couple threads I found here:
https://www.vn750.com/forum/11-vn750-...trike-kit.html

There's pic in post #1: https://www.vn750.com/forum/17-sell-s...ed-ebay-3.html
Thanks for the help. I really don’t want to go the “training wheel” style. But it would be nice to be able to take it off and return to a 2 wheeler after she was comfortable with it. I’ve been doing more searching as well...

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-1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White

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I did the ignition pick up coil mod today. The 99 cranks SO much better now!!! Also have a new set of tires and wheel bearings I ordered for it show up today too. Hopefully I can get all that on this weekend.

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-1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White
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When I think I have made progress something else seems to creep up on me... The 99 was running so good I guess it just had to act up, 1 step forward and 2 steps back. Went to work on my 85 and smelled gas, well looks like the petcock valve on the 99 has leaked through into the front cylinder and filled the crank case and carb with gas. Guess I'll be looking into rebuilding or retro-fitting those valves sooner than I thought after all...

-2016 Indian Springfield
Chieftain bars
Roadmaster heated seat

-1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White
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It took me the better part of 4 years to get mine set up right to where it wasn't one thing after another. Trust me, the final product is worth it. Hang in there. You're in the right place for support.
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- "Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats."

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AGM battery, Iridium Spark plugs, Repaired/upgraded wiring per Mcinturff method, RLU removed, Repaired shift linkage, Exhaust baffles removed, Black ISO grips installed, installed SH775 R/R, Ignition coil relay mod, replaced stator housing.

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Not too much progress lately. I have done some of the boring stuff as time permits. I have a plan to fix the petcock valves to work without vacuum so nothing is running right now. I got most of the wiring harness and controls on the 85, got the fenders and tank painted with red/brown primer, got my clutch installed, ordered crank case vent pod filters as well as a set of vacuum port caps, and today I printed off the drawing and built a set of lowering brackets for the rear shocks.
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And this is the type of paint job I'm shooting for, I first painted everything with grey primer, then red primer, and I have to find the right color blue or teal that I want. Trying to go for a 60's color of blue then sand through parts to show the primer underneath.


Blue Patina

Need to come up with a neat logo for the sides of the tank. I'll work on that this weekend while i'm out of town at the inlaws. Hope to have a good update next week!

-2016 Indian Springfield
Chieftain bars
Roadmaster heated seat

-1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White

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WOW, spend a little time on this forum and I find all kind of stuff I want to do to my 85 before I try to crank her up! Like this jewel I just found: HERE
Spockster and Thorn like this.

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-1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White
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Did a little modifying on my original fuel petcock today to remove the vacuum valve and fix a leak. I removed the vacuum diaphragm all together and replaced it with a solid piece of rubber gasket material. Then I found out (at least on this '85 model) the nipple for the vacuum unscrews and the threads are just M6 bolt threads. So I screwed a bolt in just to keep that plastic check valve piece closed as a back up. Didn't get a pic of the check valve but here is the assembled valve with another bolt and gasket to do the valve on the 99.

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Roadmaster heated seat

-1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White
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You could write that up and it would make a good sticky thread, several have asked how to neuter that petcock.

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You could write that up and it would make a good sticky thread, several have asked how to neuter that petcock.


Done, thanks.

Petcock valve mod

-2016 Indian Springfield
Chieftain bars
Roadmaster heated seat

-1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
Ear shaved
Mufflers removed / 38/140 + 2 shims
Relay coil mod
Pick-up coil mod
Emissions removed
Lowered rear
Rear blinkers located in tail light housing
Petcock gutted

- Wife's: 2018 Can-am Spyder F3 Limited Pearl White

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