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Old 12-04-2012, 02:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question 86 vt700 mystery part

Well I just bought me a new project 86 vt700 for $100 could not pass it up. real clean looking bike only thing is guy tool it apart before he found a new bike and lost interest. Now I am trying to put everything back together before doing to much work but I don't have a clue what these things are for. They are about 6 inches long and kind of splined on ether end. not even sure if they are for this bike guy had a few project bikes. any help would be great cant find thet in service manual. thank you



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Old 12-04-2012, 07:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Those are drain tubes. They stick down in about the center of the bike. There is a service manual pdf in the sticky that I've been using. If you look in there at page 18-4 they show you one of those may be your battery breather tube. Page 1-13 shows another.
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They are solid metal

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Any one if these are even part of the bike

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I just found out they are the handle bar vibration dampeners

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Thanks for sharing, I would never have known. Those belong inside the handlebars?
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Thanks for sharing, I would never have known. Those belong inside the handlebars?
Me nether the guy I bought it from finally got back to me and let me know

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