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Forum: Electrical   02-13-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By theauhawk
Battery qtns

Hey, Gang! It's been a while.

The negative battery terminal on my AGM Yuasa battery has broken apart. This battery is (as of this writing) almost 5 years old.

I'm assuming by the looks of...
Forum: Electrical   08-04-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By theauhawk
Another option here is simply save up your...

Another option here is simply save up your nickels and dimes, and wait a while for the price of LED lamps to come down.

HIDs put out lots of light, but they usually have a "ballast" system on them...
Forum: Electrical   07-26-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,933
Posted By theauhawk
BEWARE--if something else is wrong with your...

BEWARE--if something else is wrong with your bike's charging system, putting a new stator in (regardless of who the supplier is) will soon produce disappointment and frustration--since you haven't...
Forum: Sell or Swap   07-25-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By theauhawk
Wow....your bike looks immaculate--especially for...

Wow....your bike looks immaculate--especially for a project bike!

Nice work.....:beerchug:

What else (if anything) comes with the bike--owner's manual, 2nd bike key, factory toolkit, bike...
Forum: Electrical   07-19-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,535
Posted By theauhawk
If you've thoroughly cleaned all the mentioned...

If you've thoroughly cleaned all the mentioned electrical connectors from the start, including those at the r/r and at the junction box, and your bike's battery load tested out ok...and your earlier...
Forum: Electrical   07-19-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,535
Posted By theauhawk
Gvaughn, I see in your posts where you've...

Gvaughn, I see in your posts where you've inspected your connectors. But when was the last time your bike's connectors got a really good cleaning?

B4 you go to the trouble of investing in still...
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   07-01-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By theauhawk
When you next see the bike, inspect the bike's...

When you next see the bike, inspect the bike's frame underneath the battery box (this requires that you remove at least one of the bike's side covers, which are located on either side beneath the...
Forum: Equipment   06-29-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By theauhawk
I wonder if these are what you could be talking...

I wonder if these are what you could be talking about:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNe5-G9q8QM

What do you think?
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-29-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By theauhawk
Ha, ha, ha….all clever jokes aside….there’s...

Ha, ha, ha….all clever jokes aside….there’s something about a multi-day trip (& not just a weekend) on a bike like the VN750…to a place (or places) you’ve never been before….that every VN750 owner...
Forum: Projects and Builds   06-27-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,322
Posted By theauhawk
The "ticking" could be as a result of the new...

The "ticking" could be as a result of the new MCCTs, if you replaced the ACCTs with them.

The MCCTs may indeed need some final adjustment, to take some (more) of the slack out of the cam chains.
...
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   06-24-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By theauhawk
It depends on the rider. If you meet someone...

It depends on the rider.

If you meet someone who completely aced the intro MSF course, and/or spent some time riding dirt bikes b4 graduating up to the world of street machines, then the Vulcan...
Forum: Projects and Builds   06-24-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,322
Posted By theauhawk
Thanks much for the r/r info feedback,...

Thanks much for the r/r info feedback, guys....:)...!

GC, I haven't read any of your recent posts on the subject, but you've just replaced your stator and r/r....& now I can't help but...
Forum: Projects and Builds   06-24-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,322
Posted By theauhawk
Ummmm...you said you've received a new r/r from...

Ummmm...you said you've received a new r/r from TPE....

can you tell us what brand/model it is? Is it new? Or is it remanufactured?

What warranty came with it? What warranty came with the...
Forum: VN750 General Discussion   06-21-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,287
Posted By theauhawk
It depends. Some riders can go 400+ miles per...

It depends. Some riders can go 400+ miles per day on this bike; others, 200 or so per day.

Many factors figure into this answer--your physical build and condition, your bike's overall condition,...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-17-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By theauhawk
Glad you guys had a good ride. Happy...

Glad you guys had a good ride.

Happy Father's Day!.....:beerchug:
Forum: Electrical   06-15-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,009
Posted By theauhawk
Be sure to pick up and use some spark plug...

Be sure to pick up and use some spark plug anti-seize compound--& apply this to your new spark plug threads b4 screwing them in.

It's also a good idea to use some compressed air to blow out the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-12-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By theauhawk
The following assumes that you already have (or...

The following assumes that you already have (or will have) inspected the bike for other issues like signs the bike has been in a tip-over or a crash, and you are satisfied with what you found (or...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-10-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,139
Posted By theauhawk
For those who attended Americade this year: ...

For those who attended Americade this year:

How was the rally? Was it mostly a "mixed bag" of bikes--or was it really just another Harley fest? Was it fun? Were the planned events too...
Forum: Equipment   06-10-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By theauhawk
Yes, a good looking install. This begs the...

Yes, a good looking install.

This begs the question--now that you're set up for touring, where are you going?....:)
Forum: Projects and Builds   06-09-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,322
Posted By theauhawk
http://www.tpe-usa.com/ Personally, I've...

http://www.tpe-usa.com/

Personally, I've never done business with these people, so I can't exactly vouch for their products or services.

If others here have had (and continue to have) good...
Forum: Projects and Builds   06-09-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,322
Posted By theauhawk
Hey GC, Regarding the front driveshaft...

Hey GC,

Regarding the front driveshaft splines...I'd make sure they have some lithium grease on them as a bare minimum. However, Honda "moly 60" paste (or one of its equivalent competitors)...
Forum: Projects and Builds   06-09-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,322
Posted By theauhawk
Greetings, GC! You asked what else you might...

Greetings, GC!

You asked what else you might looking into changing or fixing while you have the bike torn down that far....

Well, if you haven't done it already--and if you subscribe to the...
Forum: Projects and Builds   06-09-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,330
Posted By theauhawk
Greetings--Fellow Ga Vulcaneer! If you have...

Greetings--Fellow Ga Vulcaneer!

If you have yet to roll the engine over, what follows (in blue) is a friend bike mechanic's recommendations for a engine startup prep procedure, for one that has...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   06-07-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,062
Posted By theauhawk
Since this topic is important, I thought I'd post...

Since this topic is important, I thought I'd post a few more notes for those interested, to think about on this subject....

the following is a technical bulletin on Electrosport's website specific...
Forum: Engine / Exhaust / Cooling   06-05-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,062
Posted By theauhawk
Roach--the following is basically a direct quote...

Roach--the following is basically a direct quote right off of one of the first pages in the electrical section of the Clymer manual for this bike:

"When attaching electrical connectors, pack them...
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