Any 2009 1700 Vulcan Voyager Owners

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Kawasaki VN 1700 Voyager

Any 2009 1700 Vulcan Owners

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Well, had my Voyager since May of this So far I have only put about miles on it, but I have enjoyed one of them.

I also looked at a Electra Glide Classic Ultra Classic) and at Goldwings. The is priced better. The Electra Classic was at least $22K and the Goldwing base model than that. Besides, the did not include cruise control, ABS or a 103 inch engine.

That would easily add at least to the Harley price, but my Voyager with those items The Goldwing is nice, but I wanted a something with a more look. To be fair, the Harley with rear speakers on the Classic, and those are an add-on for the But on the other hand, it is my opinion the Kawasaki is built better.

To cite two examples: 1) Harley are having real problems the 96 engine crankshaft (do a Google on harley davidson crankshaft because the crankshaft is built of separate parts that are together. Under engine the crankshaft gets out of alignment. On the hand, the Kawasaki 1700 is one piece of forged steel. 2) On the the primary drive and the final are on the same side of the bike.

If the breaks, both have to off ($$$). On the Kawasaki, the primary is on the right side, and the final on the left side. Replacing the is thus easier (and cheaper).

You will hear some complain about the heat the Voyager engine. I had a Suzuki before this bike, and you definitely notice the heat off the engine on the Voyager. However, I been told that it is not any than a Harley, and as my bike in more I notice it less and BTW, i’m in south the temp on Saturday was about 91 and I took a ride of about 90 and never thought the bike was too

I expect a 1700cc engine to put out heat.

The bike is heavy (my bike was a Suzuki C50T), so had to get used to that, but I can now handle it about as well as I did my Zuke. You really feel like you are on a big All that weight is a little forgiving than my C50T. If you try to with the wheel turned, the will let you know that you do that.

I have not dropped but I have had to learn to come to a with the front wheel straight, otherwise the bike to fall over (a matter of I’ve also learned not to in a downhill place; I could my C50T out of such spots realtive ease, but a nearly-900 lb is harder to horse around that.

Gas mileage on the Voyager was not so good at but as the engine breaks in it improves. I am getting mileage in the low- to now. If I ride nicely, I can get 48 mpg.

Not bad for a 1700 engine.

The has tons of torque and power. At 70 mph it is turning a little over rpms. The cruise control perfectly.

Kawasaki VN 1700 Voyager

You will hear whine at about 35-40 Some have said it is whine, others say it is gear I noticed it when I first got the but now I have to remember to listen for it to it.

Some have said loosening the belt just a solves the problem.

I tilted the forward; stock setups are too low for my comfort. I tilted them to where they just the fairing when turned all the way to the stops, and it is just right. No for risers.

I really like a radio on the bike, more I thought I would.

Overall, I no substantial complaints. It is as close to my of the perfect bike that I seen. If I could change I would have a shorter

I’m probably going to mine, cut it down about 2 or 3 I’ll probably add the new saddlebag but other than that it has everything I wish I had on my C50T.

Let me if you have specific concerns or that I might be able to

Last edited by DaveMc; at 10:06 PM. Reason: typo

Kawasaki VN 1700 Voyager
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