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Author Topic: odd vibration  (Read 237 times)

arunvader

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odd vibration
« on: October 25, 2013, 11:02:48 PM »
Hey guys,

So I have been riding my bike to work and back for the past couple of months (60 miles round trip) recently I have been experiencing odd vibration at certain rpms. If I accelerate or decelerate it will go away. Do any of you guys have any idea?

I have 5k on the bike. 

DanKearney

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Re: odd vibration
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2013, 11:20:41 PM »
Without any further information, and since this thumper is a bone-shaker, I'd say it's time to check all those nuts and bolts to see what's working itself loose.


Better to find whatever it is before it comes all the way undone.   :o
Cheers,


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Ducati Scotty

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Re: odd vibration
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2013, 11:29:59 PM »
+1.  Especially check all the engine and tank mounting bolts.

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Re: odd vibration
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2013, 05:02:00 AM »
+2 or 3.  Especially check the head brace and motor mounts.
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Re: odd vibration
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2013, 05:33:06 AM »
+3

If you have the stock silencer, don't forget to check the tightness of the heatshield bolts as well.
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Re: odd vibration
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2013, 12:29:37 PM »
Recently, I had the head brace bolt and nut come loose and drop out while riding.  The bike and rider experienced a dull vibration to a strong vibration to a, this thing is coming apart vibration.  Check the head brace bracket and fastener.
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Re: odd vibration
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2013, 03:51:25 PM »
     All of the above plus check chain and sprocket condition, adjustment, and lubrication.