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{{Motorcycle
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|name            = Honda VF750C
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|photo            = 1984_honda_V45magna_1.jpg
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|aka              = Magna
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|manufacturer    = Honda
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|parent_company  =
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|production      = 1982 - 2003
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|model_year      =
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|predecessor      =
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|successor        =
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|class            = Power Cruiser
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|engine          = 748cc 4-valve thermostatically-controlled, [[liquid-cooled]] [[V-4]] [[DOHC]]
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|bore_stroke      =
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|compression      =
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|top_speed        = 105 mph
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|power            =
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|torque          =
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|ignition        =
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|spark_plug      = {{sparkplug|NGK DPR8EA-9}} '82-83 , '88<br />{{sparkplug|NGK CR8EH-9}} '94-03
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|battery          = {{battery|YUASA YB12-AA}} '88<br />{{battery|YUASA YTX12-BS}} '94-03<br />{{battery|YUASA YB14-A2}} '82-83
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|transmission    = Five-speed plus [[overdrive]] sixth transmission
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|final_drive      = Shaft
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|frame            =
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|suspension      =
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|brakes          = Dual front [[disc brakes]] with twin piston [[[[caliper]]]]s and [[TRAC]]™ [[anti-dive]] control system
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|front_tire      = {{tire|110/90-18}} '82-83<br />{{tire|120/80-17}} '94-03<br />{{tire|100/90-19}} '88
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|rear_tire    = {{tire|130/90-16}} '82-83<br />{{tire|150/80-15}} '88 , '94-03
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|rake_trail      =
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|wheelbase        = 1539mm (60.6 in.)
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|length          =
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|width            =
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|height          =
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|seat_height      = 760mm (29.9 in.)
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|dry_weight      = 220 kg (483 lb)
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|wet_weight      =
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|fuel_capacity    = 14 liters (3.7 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
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|oil_capacity    =
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|recommended_oil  = Honda GN4 10W-40
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|fuel_consumption =
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|turning_radius  =
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|related          = [[Honda VF750CD|Magna Deluxe]]
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|competition      =
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|manuals          = [[:File:Honda VF750C 1994 Service Manual.pdf|1994 Honda VF750C Service manual]]
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|air_filter      = {{airfilter|K&N HA-1210}} `82-83<ref name="kl_2019">{{cite book|title=2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog|publisher=[https://www.klsupply.com/ K&L Supply Co]|date=2019}}</ref>
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}}
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The '''[[Honda]] VF750C''' is a [[motorcycle]] produced by [[Honda]] from 1982 to 83, then again in '88 then brought back again from '94-03.  It was more commonly known as the '''Manga V45'''.
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==Intro==
 
==Intro==
  
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[[Honda_VF750C/Videos|Magna V45 Videos]]
 
[[Honda_VF750C/Videos|Magna V45 Videos]]
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==1st Generation==
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===1982===
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File:1982_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1982 Honda VF750C Magna
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File:1982-Honda-VF750C-Maroon-0.jpg|left|thumb|1982 Honda Magna V45 in Candy Maroon
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File:1982-Honda-VF750C-Blue-2618-0.jpg|left|thumb|1982 Honda Magna V45 (VF750C) in Blue
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File:1982-Honda-VF750C-Blue-2618-1.jpg|left|thumb|1982 Honda Magna V45 (VF750C) in Blue
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File:1982-Honda-VF750C-Blue-2618-2.jpg|left|thumb|1982 Honda Magna V45 (VF750C) in Blue
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</gallery>
  
==1982==
 
[[Image:1982_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1982 Honda VF750C Magna]][[Image:1982-Honda-VF750C-Maroon-0.jpg|left|thumb|1982 Honda Magna V45 in Candy Maroon]]
 
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The VF750C'82 V45 Magna was sold in 1982 and was available in one of two colors: Candy Maroon or Candy Imperial Blue. The headlight, instruments, and fenders were chrome. The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (maroon or blue). The front disc brake grooves were straight. The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The engine was a 748cc [[DOHC]] 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2RC071*CM000033.
 
The VF750C'82 V45 Magna was sold in 1982 and was available in one of two colors: Candy Maroon or Candy Imperial Blue. The headlight, instruments, and fenders were chrome. The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (maroon or blue). The front disc brake grooves were straight. The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The engine was a 748cc [[DOHC]] 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2RC071*CM000033.
  
==1983==
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===1983===
[[Image:1983_honda_V45magna.gif|left|thumb|1983 Honda VF750C Magna]][[Image:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-4.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black]]
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File:1983_honda_V45magna.gif|left|thumb|1983 Honda VF750C Magna
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-4.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda V45 Magna (VF750C) in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-334-0.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda Magna V45 in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-334-1.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda Magna V45 in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-334-2.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda Magna V45 in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-2532-0.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda VF750C Magna V45 in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-2532-1.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda VF750C Magna V45 in Black
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File:1983-Honda-VF750C-Black-2532-2.jpg|left|thumb|1983 Honda VF750C Magna V45 in Black
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</gallery>
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The VF750C'83 V45 Magna was sold in 1983 and was available in one of two colors: maroon or black. The headlight, instruments, and fenders were chrome. The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (maroon or black). The front disc brake grooves were curved. The speedometer had a 150 mph (240 kph) limit.
 
The VF750C'83 V45 Magna was sold in 1983 and was available in one of two colors: maroon or black. The headlight, instruments, and fenders were chrome. The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (maroon or black). The front disc brake grooves were curved. The speedometer had a 150 mph (240 kph) limit.
  
* Engine: 748cc 4-valve thermostatically-controlled, liquid-cooled V-4 [[DOHC]]
 
* Transmission: Five-speed plus overdrive sixth transmission
 
 
* Drive: Shaft
 
* Drive: Shaft
* Brakes: Dual front disc brakes with twin piston calipers and TRAC™ anti-dive control system
 
 
* Rear suspension: VHD™ rear shocks with aluminum reservoirs
 
* Rear suspension: VHD™ rear shocks with aluminum reservoirs
* Wheelbase: 1539mm (60.6 in.)
 
* Seat height: 760mm (29.9 in.)
 
* Fuel capacity: 14 liters (3.7 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
 
* Dry weight: 220 kg (483 lb)
 
 
* The serial number began JH2RC071*DM100011.
 
* The serial number began JH2RC071*DM100011.
  
==1984==
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===1984===
 
[[Image:1984_honda_V45magna_1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda VF750C Magna]]
 
[[Image:1984_honda_V45magna_1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda VF750C Magna]]
 
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The VF750C'84 V45 Magna was sold in 1984.
 
The VF750C'84 V45 Magna was sold in 1984.
  
* Engine: 748cc 4-valve thermostatically-controlled, liquid-cooled 90° V-4 [[DOHC]]
 
* Transmission: Five-speed plus overdrive sixth transmission
 
 
* Clutch: Hydraulic
 
* Clutch: Hydraulic
 
* Drive: Shaft
 
* Drive: Shaft
* Brakes: Dual front disc brakes with twin piston calipers and TRAC™ anti-dive control system
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* Brakes: Dual front disc brakes with twin piston [[caliper]]s and TRAC™ anti-dive control system
 
* Rear suspension: VHD™ rear shocks with aluminum reservoirs
 
* Rear suspension: VHD™ rear shocks with aluminum reservoirs
 
* Wheelbase: 1540mm (60.6 in.)
 
* Wheelbase: 1540mm (60.6 in.)
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* The serial number began JH2RC071*EM100011.
 
* The serial number began JH2RC071*EM100011.
  
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==1988 VF750C==
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<gallery mode='packed-hover'>
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-4.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-5.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-6.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-7.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black
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File:1988_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C Magna
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</gallery>
  
==1988==
 
[[Image:1988_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C Magna]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-4.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-5.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-6.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]][[Image:1988-Honda-VF750C-Black-7.jpg|left|thumb|1988 Honda "Super Magna" VF750C in Black]]
 
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The VF750C'88 V45 Magna was sold in 1988 and was available in one of two colors: Black or Candy Bourgogne Red. The air cleaner cover was wrinkle black with a "V45" emblem. The exhaust system was a 4-into-4. The rear wheel was aluminum disc. The chin [[fairing]] was color matched. The "MAGNA" tank decal was silver. The engine was a 748cc [[DOHC]] 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2RC280*JA100001.
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The VF750C'88 V45 Magna was sold in 1988 and was available in one of two colors: Black or Candy Bourgogne Red. The [[air cleaner]] cover was wrinkle black with a "V45" emblem. The exhaust system was a 4-into-4. The rear wheel was aluminum disc. The chin [[fairing]] was color matched. The "MAGNA" tank decal was silver. The engine was a 748cc [[DOHC]] 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2RC280*JA100001.
  
==1994==
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==Second Generation==
[[Image:1994_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna]][[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-0.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]][[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-1.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]][[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-2.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]][[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-3.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]]
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{{Motorcycle
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|name            = Honda VF750C
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|photo= 1984_honda_V45magna_1.jpg
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|aka              = Magna
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|manufacturer    = Honda
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|parent_company  =
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|production      = 82-03
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|model_year      =
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|predecessor      =
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|successor        =
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|class            =Power Cruiser
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|engine          =  748cc 4-valve thermostatically-controlled, [[liquid-cooled]] [[V-4]] [[DOHC]]
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|bore_stroke      =
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|compression      =
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|top_speed        =105 mph
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|power            =
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|torque          =
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|ignition        =
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|spark_plug      = {{sparkplug|NGK DPR8EA-9}} '82-83 , '88<br />{{sparkplug|NGK CR8EH-9}} '94-03
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|battery          = {{battery|YUASA YB12-AA}} '88<br />{{battery|YUASA YTX12-BS}} '94-03<br />{{battery|YUASA YB14-A2}} '82-83
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|transmission    = Five-speed plus [[overdrive]] sixth transmission
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|final_drive= Shaft
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|frame            =
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|suspension      =
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|brakes          = Dual front [[disc brakes]] with twin piston [[[[caliper]]]]s and [[TRAC]]™ [[anti-dive]] control system
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|front_tire      = {{tire|110/90-18}} '82-83<br />{{tire|120/80-17}} '94-03<br />{{tire|100/90-19}} '88
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|rear_tire    = {{tire|130/90-16}} '82-83<br />{{tire|150/80-15}} '88 , '94-03
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|rake_trail      =
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|wheelbase        = 1539mm (60.6 in.)
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|length          =
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|width            =
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|height          =
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|seat_height      = 760mm (29.9 in.)
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|dry_weight      = 220 kg (483 lb)
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|wet_weight      =
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|fuel_capacity    = 14 liters (3.7 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
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|oil_capacity    =
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|recommended_oil= Honda GN4 10W-40
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|fuel_consumption =
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|turning_radius  =
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|related          = [[Honda VF750CD|Magna Deluxe]]
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|competition      =
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|air_filter= {{airfilter|K&N HA-1210}} `82-83<ref name="kl_2019">{{cite book|title=2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog|publisher=[https://www.klsupply.com/ K&L Supply Co]|date=2019}}</ref>
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|manuals          = [[:File:Honda VF750C CD Magna 1994-2003 Service Manual.pdf]]
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}}
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===1994===
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[[Image:1994_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna]]
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[[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-0.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-1.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-2.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1994-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-3.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1994-Honda-Magna-750-Red-7235-0.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Magna Red]]
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[[Image:1994-Honda-Magna-750-Red-7235-1.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Magna Red]]
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[[Image:1994-Honda-Magna-750-Red-7235-2.jpg|left|thumb|1994 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Magna Red]]
 
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The VF750C'94 Magna was sold in 1994 and was available in one of three colors: Magna Red, Black, or Pearl Shinning Yellow. The serial number began JH2RC430*RM000004.
 
The VF750C'94 Magna was sold in 1994 and was available in one of three colors: Magna Red, Black, or Pearl Shinning Yellow. The serial number began JH2RC430*RM000004.
  
==1995==
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===1995===
 
[[Image:1995_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda VF750C Magna]]
 
[[Image:1995_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda VF750C Magna]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-6476-1.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-6476-2.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-6476-3.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-6476-4.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-6476-5.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-8968-0.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-8968-1.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-8968-2.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1995-Honda-VF750C-Yellow-8968-3.jpg|left|thumb|1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow]]
 
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This year there was also a [[Honda VF750CD|Magna Deluxe]] offered.
 
This year there was also a [[Honda VF750CD|Magna Deluxe]] offered.
  
==1996==
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===1996===
[[Image:1996_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1996 Honda VF750C Magna]][[Image:1996-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1996 Honda Magna in Black]]
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[[Image:1996_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|1996 Honda VF750C Magna]]
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[[Image:1996-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1996 Honda Magna in Black]]
 
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This year there was also a [[Honda VF750CD|Magna Deluxe]] offered.
 
This year there was also a [[Honda VF750CD|Magna Deluxe]] offered.
  
==1997==
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===1997===
[[Image:1997_honda_Vf750c2.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-0.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-1.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-2.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-3.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-4.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-5.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-6.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-0.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-1.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-2.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-3.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-4.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-5.jpg|left|thumb|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black]]
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<gallery>
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Image:1997_honda_Vf750c2.jpg|1997 Honda Magna
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-0.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-1.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-2.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-3.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-4.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-5.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C2-BlackYellow-6.jpg|1997 Honda Magna 750 VF750C2 in Black/Yellow
 +
Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-0.jpg|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black
 +
Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-1.jpg|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black
 +
Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-2.jpg|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-3.jpg|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-4.jpg|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black
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Image:1997-Honda-VF750C-Black-7296-5.jpg|1997 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Black
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The VF750C'97 Magna was sold in 1997 and was available in one color scheme: Black.  In California it was known as the VF750CL.  The serial number began JH2RC430*VM300001 for the 49-State model, and JH2RC431*VM300001 for the California model.
 
The VF750C'97 Magna was sold in 1997 and was available in one color scheme: Black.  In California it was known as the VF750CL.  The serial number began JH2RC430*VM300001 for the 49-State model, and JH2RC431*VM300001 for the California model.
  
==1998==
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===1998===
[[Image:1998_honda_Vf750c2.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna]][[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
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[[Image:1998_honda_Vf750c2.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna]]
 +
[[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
 +
[[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
 +
[[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
 +
[[Image:1998-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
 
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The VF750C2'98 Magna was sold in 1998 and was available in one of two color schemes: Black with Terra Silver Metallic or Black with Pearl Sparkling Blue. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC433*WM300001, while the VF750C2L California model began JH2RC434*WM300001.
 
The VF750C2'98 Magna was sold in 1998 and was available in one of two color schemes: Black with Terra Silver Metallic or Black with Pearl Sparkling Blue. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC433*WM300001, while the VF750C2L California model began JH2RC434*WM300001.
  
==1999==
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===1999===
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-0.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]][[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-1.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]][[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-2.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]][[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-3.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]][[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-0.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]][[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-1.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]][[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-2.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]][[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-3.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]]
+
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-0.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-1.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-2.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C-Red-3.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-0.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]]
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[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-1.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]]
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[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-2.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]]
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[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-Orange-3.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-BlackOrange-8336-0.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-BlackOrange-8336-1.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-BlackOrange-8336-2.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-BlackOrange-8336-3.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-BlackOrange-8336-4.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange]]
 +
[[Image:1999-Honda-VF750C2-BlackOrange-8336-5.jpg|left|thumb|1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange]]
 
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The VF750C2'99 Magna was sold in 1999 and was available in one two-tone color scheme: Black with Orange. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC433*XM400001 while the California serial number began JH2RC434*XM400001.
 
The VF750C2'99 Magna was sold in 1999 and was available in one two-tone color scheme: Black with Orange. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC433*XM400001 while the California serial number began JH2RC434*XM400001.
  
==2000==
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===2000===
  
 
The black was designated VF750C whereas the 2-tone Black/Pearl Light Orange model was designated VF750C2.
 
The black was designated VF750C whereas the 2-tone Black/Pearl Light Orange model was designated VF750C2.
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==2001==
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===2001===
 
[[Image:2001_honda_Magna.jpg|left|thumb|2001 Honda VF750C Magna]]
 
[[Image:2001_honda_Magna.jpg|left|thumb|2001 Honda VF750C Magna]]
 
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* Bore and Stoke: 70mm x 48.6mm
 
* Bore and Stoke: 70mm x 48.6mm
 
* Compression Ratio: 10.8:1
 
* Compression Ratio: 10.8:1
* Valve Train: [[DOHC]], 4 valve per cylinder, shim under bucket
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* Valve Train: [[DOHC]], 4 valve per cylinder, [[shim]] under bucket
 
* Carburetion: Four, 34mm, downdraft, flatslide, CV
 
* Carburetion: Four, 34mm, downdraft, flatslide, CV
 
* Transmission: Close-ratio, 5-speed
 
* Transmission: Close-ratio, 5-speed
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* Front Tire: 120/80V-17
 
* Front Tire: 120/80V-17
 
* Rear Tire: 150/80V-15
 
* Rear Tire: 150/80V-15
* Front Brakes: Single 316mm disc with twin piston caliper
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* Front Brakes: Single 316mm disc with twin piston [[caliper]]
 
* Rear Brakes: Mechanical drum
 
* Rear Brakes: Mechanical drum
 
* Seat Height: 710mm (28")
 
* Seat Height: 710mm (28")
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* Color: Black
 
* Color: Black
  
==2002==
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===2002===
[[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]][[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
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[[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-0.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
 +
[[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-1.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
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[[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-2.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
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[[Image:2002-Honda-VF750C-Black-3.jpg|left|thumb|2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black]]
 
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===2003===
 
[[Image:2003_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|2003 Honda VF750C Magna]]
 
[[Image:2003_honda_Vf750c.jpg|left|thumb|2003 Honda VF750C Magna]]
 
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://www.supermagna.com/ Supermagna.com]
 
*[http://www.supermagna.com/ Supermagna.com]
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Latest revision as of 20:18, 26 November 2019

1984 honda V45magna 1.jpg
Honda VF750C
Manufacturer
Also called Magna
Production 1982 - 2003
Class Power Cruiser
Engine
748cc 4-valve thermostatically-controlled, liquid-cooled V-4 DOHC
Top Speed 105 mph
Air Filter K&N HA-1210 `82-83[1]
Spark Plug NGK DPR8EA-9 '82-83 , '88
NGK CR8EH-9 '94-03
Battery YUASA YB12-AA '88
YUASA YTX12-BS '94-03
YUASA YB14-A2 '82-83
Transmission Five-speed plus overdrive sixth transmission
Final Drive Shaft
Brakes Dual front disc brakes with twin piston [[caliper]]s and TRACanti-dive control system
Front Tire 110/90-18 '82-83
120/80-17 '94-03
100/90-19 '88
Rear Tire 130/90-16 '82-83
150/80-15 '88 , '94-03
Wheelbase 1539mm (60.6 in.)
Seat Height 760mm (29.9 in.)
Weight 220 kg (483 lb) (dry),
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 14 liters (3.7 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
Related Magna Deluxe
Manuals 1994 Honda VF750C Service manual
More Manuals


The Honda VF750C is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1982 to 83, then again in '88 then brought back again from '94-03. It was more commonly known as the Manga V45.

Intro[edit]

Honda also made the Magna Deluxe


Magna V45 Videos

1st Generation[edit]

1982[edit]


The VF750C'82 V45 Magna was sold in 1982 and was available in one of two colors: Candy Maroon or Candy Imperial Blue. The headlight, instruments, and fenders were chrome. The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (maroon or blue). The front disc brake grooves were straight. The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The engine was a 748cc DOHC 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2RC071*CM000033.

1983[edit]


The VF750C'83 V45 Magna was sold in 1983 and was available in one of two colors: maroon or black. The headlight, instruments, and fenders were chrome. The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (maroon or black). The front disc brake grooves were curved. The speedometer had a 150 mph (240 kph) limit.

  • Drive: Shaft
  • Rear suspension: VHD™ rear shocks with aluminum reservoirs
  • The serial number began JH2RC071*DM100011.

1984[edit]

1984 Honda VF750C Magna



The VF750C'84 V45 Magna was sold in 1984.

  • Clutch: Hydraulic
  • Drive: Shaft
  • Brakes: Dual front disc brakes with twin piston calipers and TRAC™ anti-dive control system
  • Rear suspension: VHD™ rear shocks with aluminum reservoirs
  • Wheelbase: 1540mm (60.6 in.)
  • Seat height: 760mm (29.9 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 14 liters (3.7 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
  • Dry weight: 219 kg (482.7 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2RC071*EM100011.

1988 VF750C[edit]


The VF750C'88 V45 Magna was sold in 1988 and was available in one of two colors: Black or Candy Bourgogne Red. The air cleaner cover was wrinkle black with a "V45" emblem. The exhaust system was a 4-into-4. The rear wheel was aluminum disc. The chin fairing was color matched. The "MAGNA" tank decal was silver. The engine was a 748cc DOHC 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2RC280*JA100001.

Second Generation[edit]

1984 honda V45magna 1.jpg
Honda VF750C
Manufacturer
Also called Magna
Production 82-03
Class Power Cruiser
Engine
748cc 4-valve thermostatically-controlled, liquid-cooled V-4 DOHC
Top Speed 105 mph
Air Filter K&N HA-1210 `82-83[1]
Spark Plug NGK DPR8EA-9 '82-83 , '88
NGK CR8EH-9 '94-03
Battery YUASA YB12-AA '88
YUASA YTX12-BS '94-03
YUASA YB14-A2 '82-83
Transmission Five-speed plus overdrive sixth transmission
Final Drive Shaft
Brakes Dual front disc brakes with twin piston [[caliper]]s and TRACanti-dive control system
Front Tire 110/90-18 '82-83
120/80-17 '94-03
100/90-19 '88
Rear Tire 130/90-16 '82-83
150/80-15 '88 , '94-03
Wheelbase 1539mm (60.6 in.)
Seat Height 760mm (29.9 in.)
Weight 220 kg (483 lb) (dry),
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 14 liters (3.7 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
Related Magna Deluxe
Manuals File:Honda VF750C CD Magna 1994-2003 Service Manual.pdf
More Manuals

1994[edit]

1994 Honda VF750C Magna
1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow
1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow
1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow
1994 Honda VF750C Magna in Yellow
1994 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Magna Red
1994 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Magna Red
1994 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Magna Red



The VF750C'94 Magna was sold in 1994 and was available in one of three colors: Magna Red, Black, or Pearl Shinning Yellow. The serial number began JH2RC430*RM000004.

1995[edit]

1995 Honda VF750C Magna
1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow
1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow
1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow
1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow
1995 Honda VF750 Magna in Yellow
1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow
1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow
1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow
1995 Honda Magna (VF750C) in Yellow



The VF750C'95 Magna was sold in 1995 and was available in one of two colors: Candy Glory Red or Pearl Shinning Yellow. The serial number began JH2RC430*SM100001.


This year there was also a Magna Deluxe offered.

1996[edit]

1996 Honda VF750C Magna
1996 Honda Magna in Black



The VF750C'96 Magna was sold in 1996 and was available in one of four colors: Pure Red, Pearl Shining Yellow, Black, or Orange. The gas tank logo was redesigned. The serial number began JH2RC430*TM200001.

This year there was also a Magna Deluxe offered.

1997[edit]


The VF750C2'97 Magna was sold in 1997 and was available in one of two color schemes: Pure Red with Black or Black with Pearl Shinning Yellow. The serial number began JH2RC433*VM200001.

The VF750C'97 Magna was sold in 1997 and was available in one color scheme: Black. In California it was known as the VF750CL. The serial number began JH2RC430*VM300001 for the 49-State model, and JH2RC431*VM300001 for the California model.

1998[edit]

1998 Honda Magna
1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
1998 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black


The VF750C'98 Magna was sold in 1998 and was available in one solid color scheme: Black. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC430*WM400001, while the VF750CL California model began JH2RC431*WM400001.

The VF750C2'98 Magna was sold in 1998 and was available in one of two color schemes: Black with Terra Silver Metallic or Black with Pearl Sparkling Blue. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC433*WM300001, while the VF750C2L California model began JH2RC434*WM300001.

1999[edit]

1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red
1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red
1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red
1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Italian Red
1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange
1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange
1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange
1999 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C2) in Orange
1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange
1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange
1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange
1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange
1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange
1999 Honda Magna (VF750C2) in Black/Orange


The VF750C'99 Magna was sold in 1999 and was available in one of two color schemes: Black or Italian Red. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC430*XM400001 while the California serial number began JH2RC431*XM400001.

The VF750C2'99 Magna was sold in 1999 and was available in one two-tone color scheme: Black with Orange. The 49-State serial number began JH2RC433*XM400001 while the California serial number began JH2RC434*XM400001.

2000[edit]

The black was designated VF750C whereas the 2-tone Black/Pearl Light Orange model was designated VF750C2.


2001[edit]

2001 Honda VF750C Magna


The 2001 VF750C'01 MAGNA 750

  • Engine Type: Liquid cooled, 90° V-four
  • Displacement: 748cc
  • Bore and Stoke: 70mm x 48.6mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10.8:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder, shim under bucket
  • Carburetion: Four, 34mm, downdraft, flatslide, CV
  • Transmission: Close-ratio, 5-speed
  • Final Drive: "O" ring chain
  • Front Suspension: 41mm fork, 150mm travel
  • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way spring preload adjustment, 95mm travel
  • Front Tire: 120/80V-17
  • Rear Tire: 150/80V-15
  • Front Brakes: Single 316mm disc with twin piston caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Mechanical drum
  • Seat Height: 710mm (28")
  • Wheelbase: 1652mm (65.0")
  • Dry Weight: 229 kg (505 lb)
  • Fuel Capacity: 13.5 liters
  • Color: Black

2002[edit]

2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black
2002 Honda Magna 750 (VF750C) in Black


2003[edit]

2003 Honda VF750C Magna


VF750'03 comes in one color: Blue

  • Engine: 748cc liquid-cooled 90° V-four
  • Compression ratio: 10.8.0:1
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Driveline: O-ring-sealed chain
  • Front tire 120/80-17
  • Rear tire: 150/80-15
  • Seat height: 710mm (28.0 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 1652mm (65.0 in.)
  • Dry weight: 229 kg (505 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 13.6 liters


See Also[edit]


External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019. 


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