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  1. Gauges reading fine, but I believe it is overheating

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    I have an 86 VN 750. It recently started running really hot, but the gauges read fine. It smells hot, and also dies after about 30 minutes of riding. Then has to cool down before starting again. Also when I'm riding, I believe the engine is clattering really loud. It does clatter while park...
  2. New Member and Overheating Question

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm new to this site but I've already seen tons of helpful information. I have a question to any experts out there. I have a 1996 vn750 and it is overheating when letting out onto a main road. I'd say it only takes getting up to 40 mph for a couple minutes for the bike to start...
  3. Overheating and sits at 2 rpms while standing still.

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    New rider, got a 96 vulcan vn 750, guy who had it before me had it sitting for a while. 40000 miles on it, new battery, oil changed, new coolant, spark plugs, ect.. Well to begin the first day I had the bike it was riding fine the whole day up until I parked the bike in neutral and left it...
  4. Black hose flopping about

    VN750 General Discussion
    So, out of the blue, my '94 Vulcan's temperature guage starts to climb. Now, I've had my share of issues with this bike, all expensive, of course, but this is a new one. We limp home as she's scraping the bottom of the red, not overheating but not far from it. When I first bought the bike, it...
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