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Book Review: Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Repair Manual: 1996-2008

Posted by Jeff Hornok
November 3, 2014 at 8:09 pm

The Motor Bookstore conducted a thorough review of the Clymer M471-3 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Repair Manual: 1996-2008.

From 1996-2008 The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Series cycles were not only great performing cycles, but also very classy looking models during those years, and stands the test of time today.

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Repair Manual by Clymer

Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Repair Manual by Clymer

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Series, Classic, Drifter & Nomad Series 1996-2008 is an extensive Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Series repair manual designed to make it as simplified as possible for your repair needs Clymer manuals once again proves why they are the top vehicle guidebook for repairs for any level of  DO-IT-YOURSELF repair expertise, from basic maintenance, troubleshooting, to all major repairs.

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Repair manual covers the Vulcan Classic D1-D2 (1996-1997), Vulcan Classic E1-E7 (1998-2004), Vulcan Classic N1-N8 (2000-2008), Vulcan Classic T6(2006), Vulcan Drifter J1-J2 (1999-2000), Vulcan Drifter R1-R5 (2001-2005), Vulcan Nomad G1,G1A,G2A,G3 (1998-2001) and the Vulcan Nomad L1-L5 (2000-2004). With easy to read colored wiring diagrams, to clearly labeled chapters, the layout makes it easy for anyone to navigate. The manual goes into detail on safety, tools, supplies, electric system fundamentals, storage, specifications, as well as step-by-step instructions on complete overhauls.

Chapter 2 of the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Series manual goes into troubleshooting, with all the basics included, so that even a beginner can follow. Even the most advanced repair person should not overlook this section. The chapter covers everything from the basic start up, to lubrication, maintenance and tuneups.

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Series, Classic,Drifter & Nomad Series 1996-2008 chapters consist of: troubleshooting, maintenance, tuneup; Engine top end; Engine lower end, clutch and external shift mechanism, carburetor, electrical, cooling, etc….

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Repair manual has perfectly labeled images, as well as detailed instructions. In chapter 7, they go into detail on how to assemble and disassemble the transmission and internal shift mechanism. With a beautifully laid out picture of every part inside the transmission, name of the part, and how to visually inspect them, it makes for a very manageable rebuild, if necessary.

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Series, Classic, Drifter and Nomad Series 1996-2008 is a Clymer Manual. The 1996-2008 Vulcan Service manual is one of many great Clymer manuals, from motorcycles to ATV’S, Tractors, and Snowmobiles. Clymer manuals are not only affordable, but will make your life so much easier. For a small fee, they offer unlimited access to over 500 manuals, and are constantly adding more.

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