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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. 2004 VULCAN PETCOCK CONFUSION

    Carbs and Fuel System
    I'm so glad I found this site. I have a problem with the new bike I have. It is a conversion to a bobber so no air filters on each carb just a breather vent k&n. I discovered allot of rust in the tank and had to acid it and rinse thoroughly. I also had to put a new petcock valve, I dont...
  3. Petcock leak

    Carbs and Fuel System
    So, I recently laid my bike down at high speed and I went from smelling gas, to a visible leak out of the petcock. Now it could be just not seated firmly because of the accident, but I don't think so. It only leaks when the engine is running and in the ON position. Any thoughts? I know, pretty...
  4. Petcock questions

    Carbs and Fuel System
    My petcock is leaking on my used bike. It seems like it is leaking from every place it possibly could be but I'm going to try to replace the O ring at the top to see if it fixes it anyhow. In the event that I do need to buy a new one is there one anyone recommends? The strange thing is that mine...
  5. Newbie with vacuum problems

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Bought an 89 vn750 about a month ago. Been playing with it alot. Sat for eight months before I got it. Got the carbs cleaned and bench synced, ran great for awhile. Ordered a new gas tank as the one on it had pinholes. Got that installed along with another carb cleaning to go along with new...
  6. New member/rider/Vulcan owner

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everybody, my name is Nick and I have gotten Vulcan 750 that I trying to get running. One of the things I'm trying to tackle is the petcock. I have read several forum posts and all I can seem to find it the parts needed. I already have the rebuild kit and I've cleaned it up. The problem I'm...
  7. Petcock identification for 85 Vulcan 700...

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Hello everyone, I have a 85 Vulcan 700 and petcock issues. It's pulling fuel through the vacuum line and also both screens on the petcock are missing. I think I can found a way to fix the screens, but I need to find a petcock rebuild kit. The problem is, the petcock is the not the original...
  8. tw200 petcock update

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Replaced my stock petcock because one hose kept popping off. So far I have no issues with it at all. I can see where there will be no difference in fuel flow as the tube in the tank is the EXACT same size as the stock. So there is your bottleneck. But I haven't yet haven't really pushed it...
  9. Fuel issues and front cylinder...

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Hi everyone. Quick background... Just starting riding about 2 months ago and bought a 85 Kawasaki Vulcan 700. I absolutely love riding and it's killing me that my bike has been out of commission for 2 weeks now. I'm new to this site also! Rode bike for about 6 weeks, with little problems...
  10. Runs fine for 5 miles, stutters.

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Hello All! I just bought a 2nd hand '94 Vn750. Love the bike so far. But I have a problem. It starts/idles ok, once I ride it the bike begins to lose power almost if it's out of fuel!. Eventually it gets so starved that it dies. The whole process takes about 10 miles. After I let it sit for an...
  11. 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...
  12. Need a petcock for an 86 vn750

    Sell or Swap
    I need a petcock for a 1986 vn750, the local store wants 91.96 for theirs. Anybody got an extra they want to sell, or know of a place to get one for a reasonable amount? Thanks for any help.
  13. petcock replacement

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Hello all, I need to replace the petcock, it is leaking from everywhere and I don't think just the repair kit will fix it. :doh: so, my question is, is there any other petcock that you would recommend instead of the OEM? cheaper, better, etc!! :confused: thank you all.
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