:wow: here is a vulcan motor i tore down last winter. it is a 2002 model with 12k miles. the p/o said it died with no bad noise (yeah right!). all you new riders, find out what an mcct is and why it replaces the acct (tensioner). and all you guys that talk about acct conversions so much, here are pics and not words. the p/o lost $2000 or more when i bought this from him, all because he ignored the grinding noises. look at the cam teeth, and the valve that was sucked all the way to the bottom of the case. this motor was well beyond reasonable repair, it just would not have been cost effective. this was the front jug. and with only 12k miles, what a shame. the toc mcct's would have cost $100. to repair this professionally would be several thousand dollars. i am going to be putting the toc's on my 88 vn750 soon, it is just beginning to clatter a bit. enjoy, and be happy it ain't YOUR bike!