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  1. Vulcan 500
    Hi everyone, so about two weeks ago, I started having issues with my 2007 Vulcan 500. When I give it throttle, it revs up but has a delay in acceleration, and when it DOES accelerate, it's as if it has half the power it should. At higher speeds it handles a little better but it's still sluggish...
  2. Engine Work
    I just picked up a 1992 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500. I replaced the spark plugs and looked at then after about 40 miles of riding and they are covered in oil. The bike also smokes a bit when I am aggressive on the throttle. I’m looking for a rebuild kit for the bike, but with it being 28 years old it’s...
  3. General Vulcan Talk
    Hello all, I recently got into motorcycles and I was working on a 2002 Kawasaki Vulcan 500. It has a brand new battery, new gas, new oil, but when I start the bike. It only idles on full choke and shoots white gas from the tailpipe. Whenever I try to take it to half choke, it dies. I have...
  4. Vulcan 900
    Hi folks! Long story short: one night I've found myself sitting on the bike and the bike itself standing on some steps, somewhere in the town nearby. So the bike was actually stuck on it, to go on moving home I had to push it a bit forward, and thus scratched the bottom of the engine. Well, the...
  5. Vulcan 800
    Hello I just picked up a 2001 Vulcan 800 that needs an engine rebuild. just wondering how much it would cost to do pistons, rods, timing chains and gears and guides, and rear cylinder head. Is there a best place to get parts? How much would a new motor be? Is there anyone who has some of these...
  6. Vulcan 900
    Hello, I own a Vulcan 900 / 2009 (32,000 km). Until December the bike was in South Africa and the previous owner was using Castrol Actevo semi synthetic 10W40. I'm in Tanzania, I can't find this type of oil here. My question is, I want to change the type of oil and I don't know if is better to...
  7. Engine Work
    This problem has got progressively worse on the husqvarna 125 sms, it started as quite but has got louder Over time, it happens even when clutch is in and slowing down on the bike, can someone explain what this could be as the only thought of what it is, is the air box but the air box doesn’t...
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