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  1. belt/chain conversion

    Transmission / Rear End
    i just bought a 1997 750. want to know if it is possible to convert to a belt or chain drive final. mechanical ability aside (25+ yrs as a mechanic) can it be done or is everything custom made for a project like that.
  2. Lateral play in final drive input shaft

    Transmission / Rear End
    When replacing the rear tire and lubing the drive shaft splines, I noticed that the input shaft of the final drive had some lateral play. Figuring the bearings were shot for some reason, I bought a used final drive from ebay. It is supposed to only have 9k on it, and it also has play in the...
  3. Final drive stuck in coupling during removal. Need Help

    Transmission / Rear End
    I bought my 2004 VN750 this past July and she has been running great! The previous owner apparently didn't know the importance of keeping the splines lubed up and the final drive oil healthy. I was taking off after a stop light and heard a POP and lost power. With the clutch pulled and the bike...
  4. Great work done on my bike this weekend!....buuuut.....

    Transmission / Rear End
    So this Saturday my wife had orchestra rehearsal the whole day, so I got to work on my bike! It was great bonding time. :motorcycl I patched up the nail in the rear tire, put K&N air filters in her, installed V&H cruzers, and.... checked the spline... theres the rub. Right as I removed the final...
  5. Hey guys!

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys! I've had my 04 vn 750 for a while and I've used this forum to answer a couple questions and have loved what I've seen so far. Seems like a great group here. Just been fixing up my bike! It has that coffee grinding sound problem going from neutral to first like so many others have...
  6. Newbie Checking in

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. Found myself lurking within the forums too often and needed some real help, so I decided to join up. I'm riding (well.. not riding anymore.. project now) a '87 Vulcan 750. I love the thing. Took great care of me, bu tI did not take great care of it. :BLAM: Gotta replace the...
  7. Final Drive - Good Splines

    Sell or Swap
    Sold my 2 VN750s a couple weeks back and so I'm cleaning out the garage. Will be posting a few things over the next week or so. Final Drive on eBay. Splines and seals look good. Let me know if ya have any questions! It's a No Reserve auction starting at $0.01, so bid to win! The eBay Listing...
  8. 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...
  9. Replacing seals on final drive

    Transmission / Rear End
    So I did a spline lube. That part went great, but while I was in there I found that the oil seal on the drive shaft end of the final drive is leaking gear oil into the drive shaft. What did I do? To the Verses! http://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1114 also...
  10. I'm looking for a final drive

    Sell or Swap
    You know the story, another guy looking for a final drive. I just got the bike, put a lot of money into the carbs and can't ride! The splines on mine look really good, the problem is it's leaking gear oil into the drive shaft. If anyone has ever had any luck replacing the shaft side seal, I'd...
  11. Final Drive leaking small amt of Gear Oil

    Transmission / Rear End
    I have a 2005 with 22K and I have noticed after doing some more hi-way riding I have a small coating of gear oil on the rear wheel hub. Looks as if it has been drawn out past the seal by centrifugal force. There is no leak puddle after the bike has sat parked for a week. I wanted to find out if...
  12. Need a rear end and driveshaft

    Sell or Swap
    If anyone has any for sale please let me know. I have a 1998.
  13. Spline Lube Complete! Leaking final drive oil...

    Transmission / Rear End
    I finished the spline lube last week following Fergy's walkthrough. Everything went great with that part. The teeth looked pretty good and I put in a new O-ring and lubed it with Honda Moly 60. The problem I have now is that when I started loosening the four bolts holding the final drive...
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