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Author Topic: OMG What a noise.  (Read 1467 times)

JVS

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Re: OMG What a noise.
« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2012, 10:13:00 AM »
Hello everyone,

And sorry for the hijack palace15, I also had a query regarding engine noise.

Today, after a decent ride, I decided to record the silencer sound/noise of my RE just for fun. Playing the clip on the PC and listening to the noise had me wondering whether the tappet/lifters noise is excessive? I'm aware that these machines do make some engine noise due to tappets and what not, which is considered normal. However, I just wanted to have the opinion of my fellow RE owners whether the noise/clatter in my case is okay or not. I am confident that it should be alright, and when I recorded this, the bike was kind of in a confined space. But still, your input, comments and suggestions will be useful  :D

Here's the clip - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

Thanks
« Last Edit: November 17, 2012, 02:21:44 AM by JVS »
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Re: OMG What a noise.
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2012, 03:32:10 PM »
Personally I would not be bothered by the noises you have, especially being in a confined space as the bike is. My C5 sounds like a 'bag o' shite' when started in my workshop, and improves somewhat when out on the road.
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Re: OMG What a noise.
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2012, 05:39:36 PM »
If you don't have anyone there to hold down the brake pedal, just crank down your brake adjuster nut until the brake is locked.
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