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VN 800

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Hi, since a 6 months I bought a second-hand VN800 classic 1997 bike.
It's a very nice and handsome machine.

But I have two questions:

1) I don't have a user manual. Is it possible to find it on the web?

2) I have to choke even in summer to start ,and choke is needed for at least 2 or 3 km. This makes the bike a thirsty one.
For a Harley this seems normal but a Vulcan looks only like a Harley and uses modern technology, so I wonder if maybe something is wrong.
Once the motor is warm, it runs smootly New sparkplugs didn't solve the problem.

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is the bike stock? i don't run my choke that long even on the harley :lol:

check the carb and the fuel mix and don't ride it with the choke engaged
let it sit to warm up - in fact i like to keep it running with the throttle if possible and use the choke sparingly :wink:
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