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does anybody know how to adjust rear ride on a 1996 vulcan classic? i love this bike, but need to adjust rear ride for my weight. owners manual says take it to dealer, but how hard can it be. thanks, thistlemist
 

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Thistle, it's a piece of cake takes about 5 of 10 min. Lift the back of the bike off the ground . Remove the left side cover . With a flashlight look in to find the shock. take a long screwdrive an big hammer an hit the adjuster till it pops up one notch at a time. I'm up on 5 you will definitly like it when your done. Something else that will improve the ride is swap out the front spring's with new progressive's an switch to 15 wt. fork oil. You'll leave all the other vulcan's except the meanie wondering why your ahead of them in the twisties. Guranteed.
 

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woodchucks800, thanks for the advice. i was planning to get the bike up on a jack this weekend anyway and will take care of this.
by the way, wondered what "btk expert" stands for. we hear in the kansas city area know "btk" as a serial killer. he actually did the killings in wichita kansas. the "btk" stood for bind, torture, kill.
 

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BTK stands for Bear Tooth Kawasaki, our sponsor. Uncle Bob is one of our moderators and just added those twists to our names. it just means that chucks has been here a while.
 

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ispeed77, thanks, as you can see, i'm a newbie and haven't mastered all the lingo. for someone in this area, the 'btk' just jumps out at you. glad to have a sponsor as btk.
 
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