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  1. Dirty Stator/Failure Discussion

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    So, in the video below I outline what I'm talking about and also give a good look into a confirmation that öil coking"or caking or gooping or glopping is definitely an issue (was that even a question?) and more importantly what can be done about it? In my case I have the thing apart and am...
  2. Wanting Pointers on Oil Leak!

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    I just purchased a 1995 Kawasaki Vulcan 750 from a dealer for an amazing price. I took it home and noticed that it actually had an oil leak - now I know why I got it for $800. This is my first bike ever, so I am really disappointed as the dealership said that everything was perfect. I have...
  3. Progressive Fork Springs Video

    Wheels, Suspension and Brakes
    I made a DIY video for replacing/upgrading the front fork springs and changing the fork oil. Hope someone will find it useful.
  4. Broken Bolt Mount - Leaking Oil

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Have had my 750 for about 4 months now. Just started to notice some oil on the garage floor. I am not a mechanical guy, so please forgive incorrect lingo and ignorance. Got under the bike and noticed one of the bolts that hold the two engine halves together has a broken mount. There is a bit of...
  5. Oil leak from breater Hose

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Hi Guys Can anyone advise on this, I went out on my bike when I came home I found that my boots and the side of the bike were covered in oil when I investigated this it looks as though the oil is peeing out of a small breather hose Any thoughts ??
  6. Small hole in front cylinder head

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Hi, what is this small hole? When the engine is hot, there is dripping oil out of it. It is at front of the front cylinder head, below the BREATHER JOINT (Ref#92005) (Part#14067-006)
  7. Oil Leak from clutch cover or hose

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    I have a minor oil leak that is becoming increasingly more of a problem. I can't pinpoint where the leak is coming from quite yet, but I suspect the 2 hoses coming out of the rear end of my clutch cover. All pictures are on the left side of the bike. Has anyone seen this or have recommendations...
  8. Oil in Radiator

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    I have a 1986 VN750 with what appears to be straight motor oil in the radiator coolant reservoir. I am wondering how bad this is. Do you think just draining the oil, flushing, and refilling will take care of it? Thanks for your thoughts. The rest of the story, if you are interested. I had...
  9. Engine Oil and Fuel Inquiries

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Hello Everyone!, I have two main questions and I've scouted over many threads with information to find my questions unanswerable so I'm calling on my fellow riders. That Being said, Below are the facts and below the facts are my Questions. Thank you very much for your continued Support. Facts...
  10. 2 issues 1 bike

    VN750 General Discussion
    Hello fella's, I will get straight to the point. I have gas in the oil. I ran the bike and it poured out of the intake. My first thought is floats stuck? I have both carbs cleaning as I type. They needed to be cleaned anyways. Anyone have any ideas what else can cause that problem? Head gasket...
  11. oil coming out of air intake??

    Carbs and Fuel System
    I bought a bike and on my way home it was leaking oil out of air intake (ears) both sides. I have taken the carb apart, cleaned, put back together, inspected everything and it looks ok...I think (rookie) I put it back together (3hours later) got it started and rode for 4-5 miles and it appears...
  12. Lets see what I've Learned!

    VN750 General Discussion
    Hey All- Many of you have already been helping me out a ton. It's amazing how much you can learn in this place so fast. For those of you that don't know, my name is Jay and I recently purchased my 1994 Vulcan750. I am going under the assumption that NO real maintenance was done with this...
  13. Oil Drain Plug/Cap?

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    I need to change the oil on my 94 750. I have done it once when I first got the bike, by removing what I thought was the drain plug, which contained the filter screen as well. Now it is time for another oil change. The bolt head is very stripped, so I ordered a new one, or so I thought. The...
  14. Help me get my new bike running!

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Just purchased my very first motorcycle ever...an 86 Vulcan 750. Rock on. Now I need to get it running in fine form. I have a few questions that I hope some of you can help me out with, since I don't have a users manual yet. What is the oil capacity? what is the coolant capacity? how...
  15. Rear cylinder went down super thin oil

    Carbs and Fuel System
    I was gonna go for a ride today and it died pullin into the gas station.cran acrank crank flooded the poor beast...... after about 30 min i got her to fire and she ran like $h!t i pulled the rear plug wires and she didnt change rear cylinder is down... limped her home and she died in the drive...