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  1. plug wire?

    Vulcan 1600
    Was riding home today on my 03 vulcan classic and it started cutting out. Everytime I would lose power the oil light would come on and the gauge would go a little funky and the display would turn off like the bike was off. Finally got it home and let it idle and it seemed ok. I wiggled one of...
  2. Maybe exhaust, maybe valves? Strong tick

    Vulcan 800
    I really need help, bought this 2003 Vulcan 800 used with drilled out baffles. Got a big tick coming from what sounds like the front cylinder head. Any ideas on where to start looking?? Got invited on a ride next week but don’t want to screw up my bike
  3. Gas-oil mix leak?

    Vulcan 650 S
    Hey folks, I just recently picked up a 2019 Vulcan S and have been riding it pretty regularly for the past few weeks. It's a rather new bike; since I purchased it, it only had 1800 miles on it, and I've already pushed it up to 2600. However, even with as new as it is, it has already developed a...
  4. 2001 Vulcan 1500 issues need help

    Vulcan 1500
    I recently bought a 2001 Vulcan 1500 and have a couple issues. Today as I was riding, my bike was starting to act a bit weird like it didn’t have the power it used to have and it sounded completely different than usual, sorta like a rattling noise and shortly after I noticed this I decided to...
  5. Brand New Owner of a 1991 VN88 1500!

    Vulcan 1500
    Hey everyone. I just signed up for this forum after purchasing a 91 VN88 1500. My first bike ever when I turned 18 (way back in 2006) was a '83 Vulcan 750 as a hand-me-down from my half brother. After about 200 bucks worth of work, it rode like a champ (but was a bit small for me, even at the...
  6. aftermarket carburetor for 2000 vn800a

    Vulcan 800
    so here goes... recently i purchased an old 2000 vn800 from behind someones shop. it had been sitting in the rain and cold for going on 2 years. after a quick carb rebuild, albeit not so quick and not so successful, i found myself in the precarious predicament most noob carb re-builders find...
  7. 1998 Kawasaki Vulcan VN1500E Engine noise !Help!

    General Vulcan Talk
    Hey there. So I just bought a '98 Kawasaki Vulcan VN1500E a few weeks back. Somehow when I tested and bought it, I did not notice the noise coming from the engine. Here we go. When the bike is cold, you hear a faint tapping noise, seeming to come from where front cyliner meets case (on the...
  8. Carburetor work/ mystery

    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...
  9. Fender eliminator - stipped bolt

    General Vulcan Talk
    So I finally got into attempting to do the fender eliminator, but the idiot that put it together stripped one of the bolts. Before I light the fking bike on fire (sorry, I'm really pissed), any tips on how to get bolt out? I attached a pic to show the bolt. Thanks in advance for your help.
  10. 2000 vulcan 800

    Vulcan 800
    I have 2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 800 that I'm thinking of fixing. the bike overheated last summer but it just dumped all the coolant, but no other issues besides that with the engine. Since then I've been unable to fix and it's sat in much the same condition since I towed it over to my place. I wanna...
  11. Help! Where can I get this part?

    Vulcan 650 S
    Hi everyone, New Vulcan S owner here! Just bought a used 2017 Vulcan S. I was lucky enough to purchase it with Givi side racks/panniers already installed but I would like the option of taking them off and having a more streamlined look. The bike did not come with the stock, side panels? Is this...