Maintenance Specs

Honda Shadow 750 Maintenance Specifications

Click here to see the factory recommended maintenance specifications and tolerances for such things as gaps, slack, free play, clearance, fluid types, capacity, part types, etc. for the VT750DC Spirit & VT750CD Ace and the VT750C2 Spirit & VT750C Aero. 

 

Honda VT750DC Spirit & VT750CD ACE Maintenance Specification

Drive chain slack

15 - 25 mm (0.600 - 1 in)

Drive chain size/link (RK)

525 SMOZ5/124 L

Recommended brake fluid

DOT 4

Brake pedal free play

20 - 30 mm (0.750 - 1.250 in)

Clutch lever free play

10 - 20 mm (0.375 - 0.750 in)

Cold tire pressure

Up to 90 kg (200lbs) Load Front 200 kPa (29 psi)
    Rear 200 kPa (29 psi)
  Up to maximum weight capacity Front 200 kPa (29 psi)
    Rear 250 kPa (36 psi)

Minimum tire tread depth

  Front 1.5 mm (0.06 in)
    Rear 2.0 mm (0.08 in)

Tire size

  Front 110/80-19 59S
    Rear 160/80-15 M/C 74S

Tire brand

Dunlop Front F24
    Rear K425
  Bridgestone Front G515
    Rear G702

Throttle grip free play

2 - 6 mm (1/12 - 1/4 in)

Spark plug

Standard DPR8EA-9 (NGK)
X24EPR-U9 (DENSO)
  For cold climate / below (5*C/41*F) DPR7EA-9 (NGK)
X22EPR-U9 (DENSO)
  For extended high speed riding DPR9EA-9 (NGK)
X27EPR-U9 (DENSO)

Spark plug gap

0.8 - 0.9 mm (0.03 - 0.04 in)

Valve clearance

  IN 0.15 +/- 0.02 mm (0.006 +/- 0.0008 in)
    EX 0.20 +/- 0.02 mm (0.008 +/- 0.0008 in)

Engine oil capacity

  at drainging 2.2 liters (2.32 US qt)
    at oil filter change 2.4 liters (2.54 US qt)
    at disassembly 2.9 liters (3.06 US qt)

Recommended engine oil

Honda GN4 or HP4 4-stroke oil or equivalent motor oil
API service classification SF or SG
Viscosity: SAE 10W-40

Carburetor vacuum difference

Withink 20 mm Hg (0.8 in Hg)
base carburetor: No. 1 (rear)

Engine idle speed

1,000 +/- 100 rpm

 

Honda VT750C2 Spirit & VT750C Aero Maintenance Specification

Final Drive Fluid Level

160 cm3 (5.4 US oz, 5.6 Imp oz)

Final Drive Oil Type

Hypoid Gear Oil SAE 80

Recommended brake fluid

DOT 4

Brake pedal free play

20 - 30 mm (0.750 - 1.250 in)

Clutch lever free play

10 - 20 mm (0.375 - 0.750 in)

Cold tire pressure

Up to 90 kg (200lbs) Load Front 200 kPa (29 psi)
    Rear 200 kPa (29 psi)
  Up to maximum weight capacity Front 200 kPa (29 psi)
    Rear 250 kPa (36 psi)

Minimum tire tread depth

  Front 1.5 mm (0.06 in)
    Rear 2.0 mm (0.08 in)

Tire size

  Front 90/90-21 (C2 Spirit) , 120/90-17 (C Aero)
    Rear 160/80-15 

Tire brand

Dunlop Front D404F
    Rear D404
  Bridgestone Front Exedra G701
    Rear Exedra G702

Throttle grip free play

2 - 6 mm (1/12 - 1/4 in)

Spark plug

Standard DPR7EA-9 (NGK)
X22EPR-U9 (DENSO)
     
  For extended high speed riding DPR8EA-9 (NGK)
X24EPR-U9 (DENSO)

Spark plug gap

0.8 - 0.9 mm (0.03 - 0.04 in)

Valve clearance

  IN  
    EX  

Engine oil capacity

  at drainging 2.5 liters (2.6 US qt)
    at oil filter change 2.6 liters (2.7 US qt)
    at disassembly 3.2 liters (3.4 US qt)

Recommended engine oil

Honda GN4 or HP4 4-stroke oil or equivalent motor oil
API service classification SG or higher (except oils labeled as energy conserving), JASO T 903 Starndard: MA,
Viscosity: SAE 10W-30 or 10W-40

 

 

Engine idle speed

1,200 +/- 100 rpm

 

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