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05-10-2006 01:00 PM
oh no

pulled apart to find the rod cap was not on rod, do you think I should fix it or sell or part it out, thanks for the help, Lee
05-09-2006 11:32 AM

thanks, think I mught pull the motor and pull the front cylinder and take a look
05-09-2006 11:08 AM
fergy That's sad news! Maybe have someone look at it before you give up? Sorry to hear this!
05-08-2006 10:46 AM

pulled the plugs and turned motor over by hand, piston not moving, is more likely to be a busted rist pin or something else. may yjust part bike out or sell as is,Lee,unhappy ridder
05-08-2006 09:52 AM

thought maybe I had a carbon build up, sprayed deep creep and let soak, tried to start and bike ran a second,knocking, then shut off, now motor is locked up. very unhappy
05-08-2006 09:24 AM
ACCT spring replacement

I just replaced the springs with the TOC manufacturing replacements, and man what a difference it made. I was getting some valve noise and a little timing problem. The grambo trick would do the trick, but I would have to do it every time I went for a ride. So I didn't ride much. Thanks a bunch for the info on this site, especially Diana (great website) and TOC manufacturing. Went for a great (and quiet) ride on Saturday.

04-28-2006 09:53 AM
whistle clean
Originally Posted by lgower
rattleing in front cylinder,sound like loose valves tapping, already checked tensioner, all seems good, any suggestions, thanks,Lee
Take a look at the link as it explains other possibilities.

04-27-2006 06:39 PM

10w30,synthetic, all was good,then just started yesterday,sounds like a lifter,nothing in the cylinders, noise comes and goes.
04-27-2006 04:11 PM
Hizzo3 what weight of oil you running....also i've found the sound is more pronounced with synthetic vs dyno...

also, have you recently changed the spark plugs, sometimes something can fall into the cylinder and would give you that rattle too...
04-27-2006 12:48 PM
valve noise

rattleing in front cylinder,sound like loose valves tapping, already checked tensioner, all seems good, any suggestions, thanks,Lee

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