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  1. 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...
  2. BelRay Waterproof Grease for Spline Lube?

    Transmission / Rear End
    Asked my Kawi dealer for some Moly 60. He did some checking with his mechanics and verified they've been using the BelRay waterproof grease on splines. This is the shop owner, not just some computer operator working the counter, and when asked if they've burned up any splines, he said no...
  3. Removing driveshaft with rear wheel off

    Transmission / Rear End
    I finally got outside and determined that my splines are definitely shot-- diagnosis correct. I'm having trouble with the circlips holding the couplings in place (on the original and on the replacement shafts). What is required to take the driveshaft out now that I have the rear wheel off? Does...
  4. Removing circlip in driveshaft coupling

    Transmission / Rear End
    Hello all, I am trying to remove the coupling from a used driveshaft to replace the one on my bike, which is shot but am having a bear of a time getting the circlip off. I even bought the Klein pliers referenced in the spline lube procedure and even with the driveshaft on my lap, in a well lit...
  5. Rear axle nut-- lefty loosey, correct?

    Transmission / Rear End
    Greetings all, After much procrastination I finally started to dig into the rear of the bike following my Memorial Day fiasco...based on descriptions of my problem and similar postings here it sure sounds like I didn't lube my driveshaft spline in time, with the bike on the centerstand and the...
  6. O-rings!

    Transmission / Rear End
    So I'm gearing up to do some spline lubing for the first time on the VN750 I bought a month ago and I want to replace the o-ring, but I don't know which to get. Here are the ones listed in the manual. I've never done this before so I don't know which is which (even from the diagram) or which...