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  1. Headlight problems, related to clutch?

    Electrical
    Alright fellers, I've got another head scratcher for you. (At least it's a head scratcher to me, I'm hoping someone here knows what is going on right away and can tell me) After I got my cylinder flooding issue taken care of, I took my bike out for a number of rides. I've cumulatively been out...
  2. Very late clutch engagement

    Transmission / Rear End
    Hey Guys and Gals! I've been riding my 86 to and from work for about a month (12 country miles). Now that the excitement of having it out of the operating room and on the road has faded I'm noticing the little things and getting them squared away as i go. The only thing that is driving me nuts...
  3. Foot Clutch Lever won't engage, stuck in neutral

    Transmission / Rear End
    Hi All, So the other day I rode up to a stop light and downshifted trying to get to first, however, it got stuck in neutral. Now the clutch lever (foot) does not engage anything and can swing back and forth (it is still spring operated). Does anyone have any idea how to solve this problem, or...
  4. cutting out when using clutch

    VN750 General Discussion
    Hi guys, I've finally got my bike back on the road after 2 years of not being able to ride it. After riding it for a few weeks it has now just started to cut out when I pull in the clutch and knock it to neutral, or when I go from neutral to 1st, it does'nt do it all of the time but its quite...
  5. won't go into gear.

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Sorry guys I am back again. So the other day I was riding down a back road, when I came to a stop sign I heard a slight grinding sound towards the front of the engine. I was very worried so I took it really easy and was headed back to the house when I came up on a really old truck going 35 in...
  6. Gear not engaging grind/poping

    Transmission / Rear End
    I can shift through gears but it doesn't engage I just hear a popping/grinding noise even with clutch pulled all the way in it doesn't make the noise in neutral the bike was running fine until one day I got on went to shift into second and it either slipped into neutral or I just missed the gear...
  7. clutch will not engage

    Transmission / Rear End
    I have a 1986 Vulcan and the clutch will not engage to shift into the gears. I replaced the cable thinking it was the cable but that did not fix the problem. So I was wondering if there are any adjustments inside the transmission to fix this problem. If so your help would be greatly appreciated...
  8. clutch problems...

    Transmission / Rear End
    Okay so today i was taking the bike for a ride, and as i was slowing for a stop sign things felt funny and not right. So i pulled in the clutch in third gear and came to a stop, when i tried to pull away again, the clutch cable was way looser and hardly engaged the first gear. Anyway i just made...
  9. Neutral Clutch & Gear issues.

    Transmission / Rear End
    Hi all Totally new to this forum, have read a lot of helpful things on here previously though so thanks for that. Not that long ago i started getting the famous coffee grinder noise, to begin with i was horrified. But after reading about it on here i figured I'd have the clutch basket drilled...
  10. Engine RPM's Dropping to zero then back up

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    So today i took my bike to work and it was riding great, while working it started to rain a bit so i had to go home. As i pulled away and began accelorating then suddenly the rpms dropped to zero and then right back up to where they had been before, it did this in 2nd and 3rd gear a few times...
  11. replacing clutch lever

    Transmission / Rear End
    Hey could really use some help here. I'm a new rider and the 1994 vn750 I got had a bent clutch lever. I already bought the lever and can't figure out how to get it on. Any help would be great.
  12. HELP!! Clutch cable replacement issue....

    Transmission / Rear End
    Ok. So a guy at the local shop informed me a while back that my clutch cable was streatched out pretty much to the max, so i bought another one. well that was in '09 and its 2011 and i decided to put the thing on finally. Well... i get the old one off and the new one on with all the adjusters...
  13. Improved slipping grabbing chattering clutch

    Transmission / Rear End
    I too have been victimized by coffee grinder noise and grabbing chattering clutch when my VN 750 is cold -- and it only occurs when starting out in first, not when upshifting. I got pretty sick of it. To the point when I was cringing whenever I shifted. No fun. Some time back I posted on...
  14. Rear End replacement

    Transmission / Rear End
    Well, I read all about it and knew I should have lubed the splines. The mechanic told me today the rear end was gone and it was a $1200 repair. I've read on here of people getting lucky and finding the parts for $150. What parts should I be looking for? Do I just search for "Vulcan rear...
  15. Warped steel clutch plate?

    Transmission / Rear End
    I had my bike in to the shop when I first got it and was told the clutch was slipping. I chose not get it fixed at the time and have been riding on it since. I didn't have much issue around town, but did notice at the top end of 5th gear I would get slippage and the RPMs would go way up while...
  16. throttle/clutch cable extensions for 15" apehangers

    VN750 General Discussion
    I am planning to have 15" tall ape hanger handlebars added to my vn750a-12 but before I buy them, I'd like to know the stock length of the clutch & throttle cables so I can adjust the measurements accordingly. I already know the length needed for the brake line, but I cannot find anything on...
  17. Clutch probem/bevel gear

    Transmission / Rear End
    So I am in the process of replacing the stator on a 91 vulcan and now that i have it back together I am afraid I might have done something wrong. I put the bevel gear back on how i took it off with no problems but when i went to go hook the clutch cable up there was no resistance at all in the...
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