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  1. Bike won't start, brand new battery

    Hi guys, Toward the end of last season I got stranded with what I thought was another symptom of POOGS, only this time I was unable to get the bike started again no matter how long an interval between attempts, even the following day long after real POOGS would have cleared. I had previously...
  2. Rear cylinder backfire, doesn't fire on idle.

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    So my problem with my 1997 Vulcan 750 is that the rear cylinder doesn't fire all of the time on idle. It will fire when on the throttle but backfires once u let off. Any ideas as to why this is occurring would be greatly appreciated. Just bought it and other than this, a small oil leak is my...
  3. drowned 750 - need help

    VN750 General Discussion
    Recently open trailered '94 vn 750 on vacation. Arrived ran great, enjoyed week of coastal cruising. On return ran into violent rain storms. The type that requires you to pull off interstate. I did due to trailer visibility. At home, it cranked to move from trailer to garage. Next day, cutting...
  4. Ear Shave and Backfire when starting with engine warm/hot

    Carbs and Fuel System
    I did the ear shave procedure about 6 months ago. I re-jetted and everything per the instructions. I believe I read a post that after this procedure, you could have difficulty re-starting the bike when the engine is warm/hot, but I can't seem to find the post. Anyway, my bike DID have this...
  5. Engine misfires/sputters and tach shows zero RPM

    Hello, I have a problem with a '94 VN750 that I have had just a year. At the end of last season it started exhibiting this problem, and it continues this year. I am relatively new to bikes so I could really use some advice in figuring out where to go with this: The bike will start just fine...