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  1. Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    So I was thinking about rebuilding my engine next year. I have a few things i want to do a few things while i have it all apart. Two things i really want to do is to have it bored out a bit, and i want to raise the compression ratio to somewhere around 11.5:1. i have a few other things i'm gonna...
  2. Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    So I was starting to rebuild my engine when I noticed that they sent me the new style for the top compression ring, is it ok to use the newer ring on the old style piston. I included a picture form the manual. Thanks Ben
  3. VN750 General Discussion
    Hi guys, I have just been looking at maybe getting hold of a 700/750 engine so that I can have one in my bike and one striped and rebuilt ready, I live in the UK and I just cannot seem to find another 700/750cc to replace my 700cc, I have seen a couple of 800cc on ebay and I was wandering if...
  4. Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Hello all, this is my first post. So I started a winter project. I have an oil leak coming from the rear head, and a knocking in the front. So I have decided to redo the top end. Then I decided to repaint my bike. It is 2 different colors. So I have all the metal off now, and have almost...
  5. Carbs and Fuel System
    I was able to remove the carbureator this afternoon in order to attempt to clean/rebuild them. This is my first bike and I have NO experience whatsoever. Can someone get me a link or instructions on what I need to do? I saw that a carb rebuild can run $300, but would it run that high if I have...
  6. Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    My dad has been riding bikes for a long time now. And out of the blue, my mom decided that she wanted to start riding. She started on a crappy little scooter to learn and then bought a 2002 Vulcan 750. But it turns out that a previous owner tried to bore out the cylinders. It rode, but it...
  7. Wheels, Suspension and Brakes
    my 96' with 9400 miles the front brakes are always grinding ... the calipers seem to be stuck, just like disc brakes do. how do i figure out if the brake fluids old and needs changed, the calipers need rebuilt, or what????? any help is greatly appreciated...
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