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Forum: Wheels, Suspension and Brakes   03-13-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 1stVulcan750
https://www.dipyourcar.com/products/tire-ink-pen ...

https://www.dipyourcar.com/products/tire-ink-pen
This is what I used I've tried two brands from AutoZone and this one did way better hasn't cracked or faded and I ride almost daily.
Forum: Wheels, Suspension and Brakes   03-13-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By 1stVulcan750
I used a tire pen on my Michelin Commanders 8...

I used a tire pen on my Michelin Commanders 8 months ago and it still holds strong.... Old photo before my 2-1 exhaust was done.
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By 1stVulcan750
New solo seat with tray and springs.

New solo seat with tray and springs.
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By 1stVulcan750
Just the solo seat PO slapped on.

Just the solo seat PO slapped on.
Forum: Equipment   02-19-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By 1stVulcan750
rear seat replacements

So previous owner did a bad job replacing OEM seat with a solo seat. It was just the seat forced to stay in place with the frame no springs or tray( horrible). I liked it so replaced it a bit ago...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   02-15-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By 1stVulcan750
On the topic of goats... I just took mine off and...

On the topic of goats... I just took mine off and crossed the rear exhaust to the right side. I used two right angle pipes and will have a shop weld in a y pipe I cut and a cheapo emgo muffler. As it...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   01-22-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By 1stVulcan750
I probably got gas right after the station was...

I probably got gas right after the station was filled was an idea from my local mechanic. I'm probably not going to pump that ethanol free stuff consistently I'll just stick to Chevron. Took 10$ to...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   01-22-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By 1stVulcan750
I just put in some ethanol free 91 and it started...

I just put in some ethanol free 91 and it started up no issue then I just ran it around for 1hr in town high rpms low rpms all of it and nothing if nothing turns up the next few days I'm going to...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   01-22-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By 1stVulcan750
I pulled all the gas last night from the tank and...

I pulled all the gas last night from the tank and bowls my local mechanic recommend trying that first since that station is know to be bad I'll buy new gas now and if that's still not a fix I'll try...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   01-21-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By 1stVulcan750
I just slapped the pods back on and it ran fine...

I just slapped the pods back on and it ran fine for about 5 minutes. Then it started to die out again it was at full temperature at the halfway mark but that's normal.im going to take all the gas out...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   01-21-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By 1stVulcan750
I just took the pods off and reset the idle screw...

I just took the pods off and reset the idle screw and then turned it out 3 times and it started fine I think the combination of bad gas quality and me not oiling the pod filters after 400miles might...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   01-21-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By 1stVulcan750
suddenly won't idle

Long story short I just got back from a 400mile ride she did amazing. fresh oil and new pod filters before the ride. Two days later I start her today and go get lunch after that I get some gas and...
Forum: Electrical   07-05-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By 1stVulcan750
spark plugs

Hi all the bikes been running great. Shes got all maintenance done minus breaks and sparks. I bought these today was told they fit and should be pre gapped to .36 or .6? Can't remember but figured id...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   05-20-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By 1stVulcan750
GDI wish I had read that suggestion. I ended up...

GDI wish I had read that suggestion. I ended up filling with distilled. Capping it then shaking it while plugging the two hose connections with my thumb and index. probably looked like an idiot to my...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   05-20-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By 1stVulcan750
Got it running clear took 3 runs of distilled....

Got it running clear took 3 runs of distilled. Also rinsed out the reserve/over flow tank. Found out the tank was busted at the very top but its still usable and surprisingly easy to remove just one...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   05-20-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By 1stVulcan750
I pulled the cap off slowly while still hot and...

I pulled the cap off slowly while still hot and it started flowing here's the first of it going to flush it with distilled 2 or 3 times also tad bit of oil was already in my pan .
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   05-20-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By 1stVulcan750
How do you get it to flush? I undid the bolt on...

How do you get it to flush? I undid the bolt on the bottom and it won't come out. I just ran the bike to temp and still no go I'm surprised the bike didnt have heating problems.
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   05-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By 1stVulcan750
Radiator cap

Radiator cap
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   05-20-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By 1stVulcan750
coolant looks like brown sludge

Changing my 750's coolant today I looked at it the other day and saw it looked bad but maybe its that HOAT coolant like zerex. Flushing with distilled and then refilling with Preston Honda coolant....
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   05-17-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By 1stVulcan750
Ah well downloadable manual says 91 and previous...

Ah well downloadable manual says 91 and previous owner said thats what he used. I guess ill switch next tank either way better than my car used 89 and got 17 city. Thanks guys and anything else I...
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   05-17-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By 1stVulcan750
gas milage ear shave

I was curious to see how your bikes do after ear shave with or without re jetting.
I got my vn750 already ear shaved without a rejet and ive been seeing a consistent 35.23 mpg city only. Never been...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   05-11-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By 1stVulcan750
Related question should the slides in both carbs...

Related question should the slides in both carbs rise when the throttle it pulled. The one that had the clogged pod doesnt rise its just open its the one on the left the right side carb opens and...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   05-10-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By 1stVulcan750
Ran water through both to see how bad they are....

Ran water through both to see how bad they are. The one on the left didnt let water flow from in to outer just started to over fill. First ride and the bike didnt lug at low rpm less pop in the...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   05-10-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By 1stVulcan750
Phone hates choke and preferably types coke lol. ...

Phone hates choke and preferably types coke lol.
Previous owner did ear shave he said it ran rich to run right. It had ****ty mesh filters covered in rust so I just swapped them with foam uni...
Forum: Carbs and Fuel System   05-10-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By 1stVulcan750
bike dies if coke is all the way on

So I got new pod filters and while installing I decided to give it a start see how the pods ran old ones were pretty old. While it was running I decided to pull the choke on all the way and when I...
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