Sunday, August 20, 2017

Let the good times roll

New Tires

My Dunlop D404’s wore out and I’ve replaced them with Metzeler Me880 Marathon tires last week. The Dunlop stock tires lasted me 16.277KM… but I probably should have changed them earlier. Looking forward to seeing how the new tires perform. They give out a weird whining noise on wet roads, but are very silent on […]

Modifications , Safety

Vulcan 900 Classic Tire Sizes

  More of a reminder to myself and for general information to anyone interested than anything else. I will not go good for any of the information below, you should check with your mechanic before you go buying a set of new tires.   Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic: Front Tire Size: 130/90-16 Rear Tire Size: […]

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Vance & Hines Staggered Slash-Cuts

Apparently these babies make your bike sound like the beast it’s supposed to be! :) I’ve read alot about people debaffling their pipes. They use different techniques, one of them is to drill 8 holes in each baffle resulting in a deeper and louder sound. Some are very happy with the sound they get from […]

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VN900 Custom with Cobra Shorties

I use YouTube quite alot to find information I need. A simple search on VN900 got me to a video of a 2008 VN900 Custom with Cobra Shorties pipes installed. They sound awesome! I’d like to install those on my bike, but the pipes aren’t slashed like the stock pipes so that kinda puts me […]

Cool Bikes , Modifications

Build your own VN800 Bobber!

Did you find this site through Google or another search engine? Why not check out the rest of the site! :) Lot’s of great articles and pictures on www.bikerthomas.com That’s right! If you have an old Kawasaki Vulcan 800 lying around and don’t know what to do with it, why not buy a bobber kit! […]

Cool Bikes , Modifications

Modified exhaust pipes

I found a link to some interesting sound clips. A VN900 owner has done some modifications to his pipes and recorded the difference in sound. Click here to go to the audio clips.

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