What is the best oil for a Honda Shadow 750?
Use any JASO-MA or MA2 or SAE SF-SG oil of W 15-40 for this bike.
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its on the right side of the engine inside the chrome tear drop, just remove the 5 hex head screws
turn screw or thumb nut in or out until there is only a small amount of play in clutch lever when siting in rest position. pull handle it should move just a little befoe cable moves if this doesn't work you my have to take out the play at the lower adjustment at lower clutch lever. there should alwa…ys be a little play this tells you your clutch is fully ingaged when handle is released (MORE)
According to the manual, the oil capacity at draining is 2.32 quarts or 2.2 liters. The capacity at oil filter change is 2.54 quarts or 2.4 liters.
The Honda Shadow Spirit, recommends 29 psi in the front tire and 32-36 psi in the rear tire.
The fuel capacity on a 2002 Honda 750 Shadow Ace Honda is 14 litersor 3.1 gallons. This is providing the tank is factory stock.
I have a PDF file that is a repair manuel for 83-84 shadow 750.You can e-mail me if you still need the wiring diagram. My e-mail is email@example.com
you should have a petcock valve on the bottom of the radiator. beware. do not use automobile antifreeze in a motorcycle. it contains silicone that will wear your water pump. make sure to use motorcycle antifreeze or silicone free automotive. Try this link out. It's got pictures and directions …to help you with the coolant change. http://users.zoominternet.net/~capronem/Coolant%20change.htm (MORE)
If you change your oil regularly and keep up with all scheduled maintenance, there is no reason you can't get a Honda Shadow past +75K - 100K Miles. How you drive it will also play into that (don't race it). Remember, you take care of it and it will take care of you.
Use 15 W 40 oil that is JAMO MA or MA2 approved, or that satisfiesthe SF/SG specifications. Motorcycle engine oils prevent clutchslippage.
motul is one of the best synthetics on the market imho I use it in my shadow 750
I don't know about other years, but the 1983 Honda Shadow VT750 C specifications show Max Power 68 hp @ 7500 rpm. --Eric
About $4160 USd for the Ace Deluxe ($5500 Cd) and around $3740 USd ( $5280 Cd) for the Spirit modle. Based on dealer retail prices of course, from the Kelley Blue Book (US $) and CCB Canadian Blue Book Values. There are many variables including where you live, mileage of bike, condition etc., lower …prices are to be expected for a private sale. (MORE)
If it is hydraulic, there is no adjustment, just make sure no air is in the line. If it is cable, then there should be a screw at the clutch lever which will tighten the cable. If the clutch really slips, then, well, plates will have to be replaced.
The Dynojet website give a typical 2004 Honda Aero a rating of 36.7 hp. Hope this helps. NigelNicholson@comcast.net
The engine oil & transmission are lubed by the same oil, just keep the engine oil to it's full level & it will be fine. Total capacity is about 2.54 quarts
If you look under the seat just in front of the removable cover you'll see the filter. Follow the fuel lines down from the fuel petcock and that will lead you to the same place. The filter has a black sleeve that slides onto a small bar; just pull towards you and it will slide right off.
if i am not mistaken a late model 750 dc shadow holds 2.5 quarts with filter change
Honda recommends a psi of 33 for the tires. This recommendation is too low and is made for ride comfort, not handling or tire longevity.. A combination of 38/40, 40/40, or 40/42 will greatly extend tire life and improve handling. This info comes from rattlebars.com
Depends on the year. Earlier models it located behind the right side cover (exhaust side) under the seat or newer years it may be under the seat itself. There are only about 4-6 fuses and a couple spares.
With oil filter change 2.6 litres (2.75US quarts, 2.29 imp qts) . without oil filter 2.5 litres (2.64 US qts, 2.2 Imp qts) . after disassembly of engine 3.2 litres
You buy a Dyan Jet kit and follow the directions. or you take it to a tech that is capable of doing it.
First, if your battery is losing its oomph after a couple years, don't just recharge it, replace it. That said....... remove the driver seat/passenger pillion combo with an 8mm wrench and a (I believe) 6mm hex wrench (both included in your tool kit). Directly under there you'll find the battery, but… it's covered by some other gizmo, I forget what it was but it's all fairly easy. Remove the 'gizmo' and disconnect the battery's negative lead FIRST then the positive lead and lift out the battery, replace it with the new one and as they say, reassembly is the reverse of disassembly. IF you just want to charge it, pull it out and connect it to a motorcycle battery charger, 2 amps charging current is good, let it go all night. Seriously, though, if your battery is a couple years old, for all the trouble you'll go through just replace it. You should also consider a battery tender. This is a small, 1 or 2 amp charger for motorcycle batteries. I includes a set of leads you permanently connect to the battery, the leads end in a small plastic plug that connects to a plug at the end of the wire from the battery tender. I use one for my 2004 Aero and 2005 Ural whenever either of them won't be used for a week or more. The plug sits behind the cover that hides that little lockbox with the tool kit and owner's manual. A weak battery WILL leave you stranded eventually. I have a kickstart on the Ural for backup, but no such luxury on Aero, soon as I suspect a weakening battery I consider it cheap insurance to replace it. (MORE)
Remove the two bolts that hold the rear of the seat, then lift seatup and pull back. Remove the plastic cover above the battery. Nowyou can remove the battery terminal cables, start with the negativeand end with the positive cable. Lift the battery up and out of itshousing or box. If it is stuck the…re then check if there is foam orweather stripping holding it in place. If this is the case, asudden jerk upward will free the battery. Put the new battery in,make sure it turns the same way as the old battery did. Now connectthe battery cables, beginning with the positive and ending with thenegative terminal. Put the cover above the battery in its place.Finally, fasten the seat in the reverse order that you removed it. (MORE)
Things you'll need.... 1 Crush Washer (don't cheap out, 85 cents is worth protecting the bike.. 3 Quarts of Oil (Unless you've opened the engine you will not use all of this oil).. 17 MM Box Wrench. Metric Socket Set. Oil Filter Wrench (Advance Auto Parts cheap junk doesn't work get it from you…r local bike shop).. This is done easiest with two people or a Motorcycle Lift.... Remove the Left Protective Casing (the chrome panel behind the Crankcase Housing) but removing the bolt closest to the crank case and the clip from the top inside of the housing.. Have one person put their legs around the front tires and hold the bike up straight... While the other person pulls the Oil Drain Bolt back towards the Rear Tire (using a 17 MM Box Wrench as a Socket + Ratchet won't fit on the area between the Radiator Hose and the Bolt (if you have a chain drive wear gloves, that chain can cut your hand should you slip). Once the bolt is loose move the oil catch basin under neath the unit and finish removing the drain bolt (this should be with the bike resting on the kick stand and the Dip Stick Removed to hasten the flow of oil).. Once the oil is drained remove the Filter (it is located on the bottom rear of the engine). After this is removed you'll wet the O-Ring on the New Filter with some fresh oil from one of the 3 Quarts and Hand tighten the Filter. After the filter is hand tightened you'll need to apply roughly one spin of the filter with the wrench to ensure that it is seated properly.. Next you'll place the Crush washer on the drain bolt with the sharp edge towards the engine... Again, hand tighten the bolt and then using the 17 MM Wrench tighten the bolt until you feel the crush washer give (you should be pulling the bolt towards the front tire to tighten it) and stop as this crush washer is designed to collapse at 22 FT LB of Torque.. At this point in time you want to put 2 Quarts of Oil into the Engine and perform the Oil Check procedure (warm the bike up for 3 Minutes and then let the oil drain into the Pan for 3 Minutes as the bike cools down).. Now your oil is probably still low so add .2 quarts and recheck the oil (you shouldn't need to warm it up again as the bike temp should be good enough to have all the oil in the pan)... The most this bike should use is 2.4 Quarts if you've changed the filter, 2.2 quarts if you haven't changed the filter and 3 Quarts if you've rebuilt the engine.. Once this is done take the bike out for a spin (say 20 minutes or so) and then check around the filter and drain bolt for any leaking... If there's leaking you're going to have to tighten them a little bit more (the drain bolt shouldn't leak if you've felt the crush washer collapse).. If everything is good at this point just pop the crank case housing back on (you could've already done this and if you have a chaing I recommend doing this before test riding the bike).. One Note, if you've over filled the engine, just drain it again as losing something in your engine isn't really what you want to do and believe me, draining the oil is a lot easier and cheaper than cracking open the right side of the crank case housing. (MORE)
All motorcycles are good and Honda makes some of the best. The 750 is a great starter bike.
Remove the seat. The battery is under a cover right under the seatand next to the gas tank. Remove negave terminal first, thenpositive terminal. Release strap holding battery. Pull out battery.
It is below the seat. To get at the battery, remove the Hex boltsholding the seat, then lift it up and pull a bit backward. Next laythe CID unit aside, remove the rubber strap holding the battery inplace and loosen and remove the small cable terminal bolts on thebattery, beginning with the positive …terminal. (MORE)
make sure your wheels are tightened all the screws on the forks are tight including the allen screws. you might need to get your wheels balanced with weights. you can eyeball the balance by lifting the bike and spinning the wheel; make sure it turns smoothly. if the tires have been flat for awhile t…heir might be a bubble that causes a shake. make sure your chain is not too tight or too loose and greased up. the rear wheel might be at a slight angle because the screw adjust foward and backward to adjust the chain. also check your motor mounts around the engine are tight or not missing any. good luck -mo Ive got a vt1100 1988 it would shake like hell when i bought it ,also at low speed in 1st gear it would chudder shake even more and felt like it was in 3rd gear not 1st ,the problem or problems were down to last owner ,shotgun pipes one without a baffle,pipes not seated right at head, standard jets,air screws wound in full, 2 wrong plugs,one duf ht lead,one choke stuck on,same fuel filter that was fitted by honda in 1988,and last thing valva timing ,now rides great,not saying your bike needs all above jobs doing ,if you have checked wheel nuts engine nuts ect ect start with the carbs get them balanced or if poss cleaned and rebuilt that should sort it out if not then start going through list above,cheers H (MORE)
The following applies to the 2003 model of the Honda Shadow 750.First, put the key in the lock on the left side cover on the bikeand turn it to open the seat lock. Then lift the rear end of theseat up and pull it back to free it. Next, remove the tool kitwhich is located on top of the battery cover.… Remove the batterycover. Finally you have to unbolt the battery terminals, startingwith the negative one. You can use a 10 mm wrench or a Phillipsscrewdriver. (MORE)
Yes, unless it contains a friction modifier which would be indicated by the circle on the container. It should say something like " Energy Conserving". If it does, stay clear of that particular oil as friction modifers can cause your wet clutch to slip.. One of the most popular synthetic oils used …in the Shadow line is 5/w40 in the Rotella line of diesel oil. It comes in the blue gallon jug and is readily found at Wal Mart and other discount stores. (MORE)
how could that be possible??, does 1100 equal 750??, maybe only if you include the pistons, heads, valves, etc., etc. like the whole top end.
Stator (alternator) and removal/and installation:. 1. Place the bike on the center stand.. 2. Remove both side side covers and the seat.. 3. Disconnect the battery negative lead.. 4. a) 1983-85: disconnect the electrical connector going to the alternator/stator assembly. b) 1986 and on: remove …the fuel pump stay. Then disconnect the electrical connector going to the alternator/stator assembly.. 5. Remove the screw securing the left hand rear crankcase cover and remove the cover.. 6. Remove the exhaust system from the rear cylinder.. 7. Remove the bolt securing the gear shift pedal and remove the pedal.. 8. Remove the bolts securing the left front foot peg and remove the foot peg.. Note: in the following step it is not necessary to disconnect the hydraulic from the clutch slave cylinder. If the hydraulic line is disconnected the clutch system must be bled.. 9. Remove the bolts securing the clutch slave cylinder and bracket. Remove the bracket and pull the clutch slave cylinder, with the hydraulic line still attached, back and out of the way.. 10. Remove the bolt securing the coolant pipe protector and remove the protector.. 11. Remove the bolt securing the alternator cover and remove the cover, gasket and the electrical harness from the frame. Note the path of the wire harness as it must be routed the same during installation.. 12. Remove the electrical harness from the clips on the frame.. 13. Remove the bolt and wire clamp securing the wire to the housing.. 14. Remove the bolts securing the alternator/stator to the alternator cover.. 15. Carefully pull the rubber grommet and electrical wire harness from the alternator cover.. 16. Install by reversing these removal steps, noting the following:. 17. Be sure to install the wire clamp. If the clamp is left off the rotor may rub against the wires, wear off the insulation and cause a short in the circuit.. I hope this tells you where the alternator is. It may help if you want to remove it. (MORE)
Could be a burnt bulb. Could be a short in the wiring. Could be a bad switch.
Tire Changing. The rim of the alloy wheel is aluminum and the exterior appearance can easily be damaged. Special care must be taken with the tire irons when changing a tire to avoid scratches and gouges to the outer rim surface. Insert scraps of leather between the tire iron and the rim to protect …the rim from gouges. Honda offers rim protectors (part number 07772-0020200) for this purpose that are very handy to use. All models are factory equipped with tubeless tires and wheels designed specifically for use with tubeless tires.. Warning: Do not install tubeless tires on wheels designed for use only with tube type tires. Personal injury and tire failure may result from tire deflation while riding. Wheels for use with tubeless tires are so marked.. REMOVAL:. 1. Remove valve core to deflate the tire.. 2. Press the entire bead on both sides of the tire into the center of the rim. Lubricate the beads with soapy water.. 3. Insert the tire iron under the bead next to the valve. Force the bead on the opposite side of the tire into the center of the rim and pry the bead over the rim with the tire iron.. 4. Insert a second tire next to the first to hold the bead over the rim. Then work around the tire with the first tire iron, prying the bead over the rim.. 5. Stand the tire upright. Insert the tire iron between the second bead and the side of the rim that the first bead was pryed over. Force the bead on the opposite side from the tire iron into the center of the rim. Pry the second bead off the rim, working around as with the first.. 6. Honda recommends that the tire valve stem be replaced whenever the tire is removed from the wheel. (MORE)
On lower left side of engine, behind the water pump, it is a hex headed bolt.
A few easy ways to sqweek out HP from the shadow's powerplant would be the addition of some aftermarket goodies. This is what I did to mine to get a +25HP increase: 1: Cobra Low-Boy shotgun exhaust without baffles (400$) 2: High Flow spike air intake with K&N filter (Keeping the Carb's forward …facing snorkle) (150$) 3: Stage 3 Dynojet carb jet kit (100$) 4: Iridium Spark Plugs (30$) 5: High Octane Fuel (93 premium) Dont use racing fuel (11$ per tank) 6: Lucas Synthetic Oil for engine and pumpkin (30$) Now, you can also stiffen the suspension in the rear...that won't actually help HP...but it'll give you a firmer bite without the rear end squatting on acceleration. Also....don't ride fatties on the back..it'll slow you down :-) (I can safely say that bc i'm a fatty) After all that mess..if you're still not happy...you can always have someone bore the jugs and put bigger pistons. But..ultimately what chokes the Shadow down is the transmission and drive shaft. A lot of the HP is lost there. The gearing is too low for high speed stuff. (MORE)
First you remove the glove box in the back of the seat. There should be two bolts holding the back section of the seat in. Take off the two nuts and lift the seat upward and pull back and it should come off. Then unbolt the front part of the seat and slide it back. It should also come off.
These caburetors are very sensitive to cold weather and also a bitdifficult to get at. Before you decide on adjustment of the AFscrew you should know that many bikes of this kind have to bewarmed up for several minutes before dricing, and in cold weatheryou may have to use the choke a bit. On the si…ngle carb 750 Shadow,the AF screw is exactly like that of the 1300 model. You need aD-wrench to adjust the screw, a special tool. The AF screw isreached from underneath the carburetor. Turn the screw all the wayin, the give it two turns out. If the bike stalls frequently, youmay have to re-jet the carburetor which is not easy for a beginner.Be careful, one common problem with unistalling the caburetors ofthese bikes is that the vacuum hoses may become loose or pulled outof place. (MORE)
This depends on the state of the engine, up to a point. If you arestill running the original engine, I would change the oil andfilter every 2-3 thousand kilometres. If your engine has beenrebuilt with new parts, then you can use the engine oil for a bitlonger, but do not exceed 4-5 thousand km. Be s…ure to use JASO-MAor MA2 approved oil only and not ordinary automotive oil as thelatter will damage the wet clutch. (MORE)
Just pick some up at your Honda dealer. You want the right product for the water pump. Answer#2: You can use the pre-mix Honda or Spectro MC coolant which is a premium product that lowers temp. To save money buy Prestone anti freeze at Wal- Mart (the one that mixes with any color anti freeze). Th…en also buy a gallon distilled water and mix and you will have 2 gallons 50/50 for about $10. (MORE)
yes is the simple answer. it shouldn't happen very regularly but it will happen on occasions. My bike normally does it for about 15 minutes after refuelling. all it is, is the fuel/air mixture running slightly lean, so not all the fuel is burnt before reaching the exhaust pipe, then when it hits th…e air going through the exhaust, it basically explodes, causing the popping backfire if you're concerned about it at all then take it to a garage and have them look over it. it may need the carbs rejetted, or the air induction/airbox seen to but all in all there's generally no issue. most people love the backfiring sound (me included :)) (MORE)
The crankcase dipstick is on the right hand side (if you are sitting on the seat in driving position ) just above the foot rest. It should have a line on the dip stick to tell you where to fill it to. The crankcase and the gear box are the same place. To check the gear oil in drive shaft take the pl…ug that is just to the rear of the axle shaft and a little lower if the oil is up to the level of that hole then it is OK. (If it has not been changed it should be ). Hope this helps (MORE)
I use Castrol grand prix 4stroke sae 10w-40 motorcycle oil. I got the oil from wall mart Canadian tire also carrys it.
Will the exhaust pipes for a Honda shadow 1100vt fit a Honda shadow 2012 750
Look under the seat. You will have to remove the back and front seats first. 8mm on the back and 12mm on the front. Remove 3 screws on the cover and there it is.
The starter is just behind the rear cylinder on the top of the crank case. Hope this helps.
There are 4 different shock positions on the rear shocks of thisbike. The load on the spring is adjusted by the pressure put on it.The lowest position of the adjustable turning ring will provide thesoftest driving and the highest position will provide maximalfirmness of the shocks. Grap the metal pi…ece at the bottom of theshock's spring, then pull this up and twist at the same time,selecting the notch you want for the shock position. Make sure bothshocks are adjusted similarly. There is a special tool that comeswith the bike for the purpose of easily adjusting the rear shocks.You can also use large channel lock pliers with duct tape insidethe jaws, the tape will prevent you from scratching the chrome. (MORE)
Remove the battery, and disconnect the negative terminal first. Ifyou have a battery charger you connect the terminals to theappropriate wires, the red wire is for the plus terminal and theblack or blue on for the negative terminal. Adjust the voltage to12 volts on the charger. It can take up to sev…eral hours to chargethe battery or even overnight. Remove the plugs from the batterycells and fill up to the correct level with battery fluid ordistilled water. Don't use tap water. When the battery is fullycharged as shown by the meter on the charger, you can re-insert theplugs for the cells and then reinstall it in the bike. In case youdon't have a battery charger, you can ask any battery service shopto charge it for you. They will do this for a small amount. (MORE)
The Honda Shadow 750 is a motorcycle manufactured by Honda Motors. It has a 750 cc engine which is liquid cooled, 21 inch front wheel, and a seat height which reaches no more than 26 inches. Foot pegs are placed so the driver is comfortably seated.
There are several different avenues a person can take if they wish to buy a Honda Shadow Spirit 750. The best options are to check with the local classifieds and through approved Honda dealers in the area.