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Post by CBRandy » Mar 2nd, '19, 23:15

Hi all.
Havent been out on bike for cpl weeks but went out today but when i started it up from cold it had a sort of ticky/tappey noise but as it warmed up it got quieter then when at normsl operating temp nothing at all.cud only here it at idle when cold.

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Re: Advice

Post by Jimbo04zx10r » Mar 2nd, '19, 23:42

Depending on how often it has been serviced and the mileage I would be checking chain tensioner or maybe the shims need looking at.
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Re: Advice

Post by CBRandy » Mar 2nd, '19, 23:44

Jimbo04zx10r wrote:
Mar 2nd, '19, 23:42
Depending on how often it has been serviced and the mileage I would be can chain tensioner or shims need looking at.
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Re: Advice

Post by TLS-Moose » Mar 3rd, '19, 00:26

Could it be you being overly sensitive? If left longer than usual oil will drain more, causing it to be initially noisier. Likewise it's not uncommon for engines to be noiser until warmed up ....
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Re: Advice

Post by billinom8s » Mar 3rd, '19, 00:32

Wot he said.

Any vehicle that is left for a few weeks will give a Little 'ticky rattle' at the start as it's got no oil in the top part of the engine and the metal has cooled thoroughly, slightly contracting enough to allow the tolerances to be at their greatest.
As soon as the oil flows engine heats up and the metal expands again it's all back to normal and happy days.
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Re: Advice

Post by Bullet » Mar 4th, '19, 18:29

Can’t hear mine over my beautiful exhaust

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Re: Advice

Post by Jay » Mar 4th, '19, 18:43

Bullet wrote:
Mar 4th, '19, 18:29
Can’t hear mine over my beautiful exhaust
Same here lol....

But Andy, it's probably where is has been sat for a long time and the oil needed to get around the engine again....
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Re: Advice

Post by Bullet » Mar 4th, '19, 19:58

Jay wrote:
Mar 4th, '19, 18:43
Bullet wrote:
Mar 4th, '19, 18:29
Can’t hear mine over my beautiful exhaust
Same here lol....

But Andy, it's probably where is has been sat for a long time and the oil needed to get around the engine again....
Does sound very logical.

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