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  1. Does anyone know how to make a non-OEM petcock work?

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Hi all, first post here. I searched around for a few days and found nothing on this, so please let me know if someone has asked this question before and I will go there. I am currently working on a 1991 VN750 US model and I am almost ready to get it on the road. All that's left (that I know of...
  2. Want to buy carburetors

    Sell or Swap
    Is there someone that got a carburator with number V147 YB15 for sale? Need the one that goes to the front cylinder if there is any difference between them. I might buy the entire butterfly if needed, as long as they are working, it is possible to turn the pilot mixing screws and the price is...
  3. Where does carburetor vent hose connect to?

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Hello all, please help if you can. This is my first time at a lot of things like riding a motorcycle, posting on a forum, and working on a motorcycle. I have never signed up for any forum but I couldn't resist vn750 because it was just so awesome. So for my very first bike every, I bought a 95...
  4. idles and revs fine but zero power, won't even move

    Carbs and Fuel System
    My '03 Vulcan is a little hard to crank but idles and revs great but as soon as the clutch starts to engage the tack just drops while the bike doesn’t move or barely jerks when the clutch is released. The engine runs great but with no power. It even revs up fast. It started last week...
  5. new on vn750 94 fixing it

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I just bought a vn750 94 that requires repairs and buy a few pieces, I need suggestions for improvement that you may do because I am new to the VN750, now I'm cleaning the carburetor but I have doubts as to place the air duct plastic that should be on the carburetor?
  6. Removing and cleaning carb

    Carbs and Fuel System
    So i need to remove and clean the carb on my 1998 vn750. Doe's anyone have any videos that would show me how to do this step by step. Or can anyone explain it to me. From actually removing it from the bike to cleaning it. I want her to run strong for me again ;)
  7. Carburetor compatibility?

    Carbs and Fuel System
    It looks like my bike needs a new carburetor, so I am out searching for one and would like to know what my options are. I have a 2001 vn750 and would like to know what other year carbs would be compatible with mine. If someone has a list, it would be highly appreciated. Thanks.
  8. Bike dies after start.

    Carbs and Fuel System
    I'll start from the beginning. I am a new to motorcycles and decided I wanted to purchase a bike. Found a 2001 vn750 on craigslist so I went to check it out. I liked it so bought it. Before the purchase I asked the guy to turn the bike on and off, ride it around, rev the engine etc. It...
  9. plunger noise

    Carbs and Fuel System
    I have a 93 and just took apart my carbs to have them cleaned...bike only has 2k on it. I put everything back together and now it won't start and I hear what appears to be one of the plungers pop pop popin? Any ideas for this rookie?
  10. SeaFoam

    VN750 General Discussion
    Sea Foam, does it work? Absolutley! My father in law's honda rebel sat for 4yrs never started or moved:hitanykey. took the fuel line off the petcock, using a funnel ran seafoam straight into carbs and cranked the bike...it took about 5 mins of trying (keep in mind you have to keep blipping the...
  11. Idle problems

    Carbs and Fuel System
    My bikes been running really rough it just doesnt idle right. it starts up no problem but then you have to keep blipping the trottle or leave the choke open. it also sounds like the bike is starving for gas even when holding the throttle open at a steady rpm, misses while riding, and sometimes...
  12. Keihin CVK34 Slide Diaphram???

    Carbs and Fuel System
    I was wondering if anyone had any info on the compatability of carb parts through the years? I'm shopping for replacement slide diaphrams, because I, like a dumbass, left hot carb cleaner on the rubber diaphrams and distorted them. Anyway, I found a slide diaphram on ebay that said it fit...
  13. Petcock replacement - Where can i buy used/new one - 92 Vulcan 750

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Does anyone know where to find a used or new petcock or at least a filter screen for a 1992 Vulcan 750. Kawasaki dealer and also bike bandit say they no longer manufacture them for 1992 Vulcan 750 so im searching on ebay and only found an '87 and '05 which Dealer tells me has different nut...
  14. engine idle problem

    VN750 General Discussion
    My bike's engine doesn't slow back down to idle speed fast enough when I release the throttle, especially when the engine heats up past the second line on the engine temp gauge. would any one know what I'm talking about, what the problem is, & how I or a technician can do to solve this problem...
  15. Combustion issue?

    Community Help
    Hi: I am new both to this group and to Vulcan ownership. Was wondering if any of you had experienced the following: I recently bought a 1990 750 with 8,000 miles. It's been running well (for a week). Yesterday - it was hot, very hot - the engine started to to act like it was running out of...
  16. Looking for a Carburetor 85-05 vn750

    Sell or Swap
    I'm looking for a carburetor for my 86 Vulcan. Let me know if anyone has one for sale and how much you want for it. Thanks!!!
  17. Flooding through the air filter housing

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Hello! Sorry for bad technical english but hopefully it's clear enough: I faced a massive gasoline flood through the air filter casing. And even running "poorly" and felt like overrich, will it come only for that the floater's needle doesn't close the gasoline to enter the carburettors even the...
  18. New VN750 rider + marbling/popping question - Help?

    New Member Introductions
    Hey all, I'm from Greenville, S.C. I just got a 96 VN750, it really is a great bike. Just had a question about the popping, I tried the marbling trick but there really was no change. Is there a way to get the bike back to factory quality, maybe rebuild the clean air system on the bike, or the...
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