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  1. Increased Engine Noise 2500-3000rpm

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    Hey guys, first huge thanks to this forum. You guys are amazing and have helped me so much in this dream of rebuilding a bike. So here's the problem I've run into: My GL650 has increased engine noise (I think it is transmission related) whenever I am riding in the 2500-3000rpm range. It's not...
  2. Scary engine noise, any advice?

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    So the noise doesn't sound like the typical rhythmic cam chain ticking, it occurs as I'm accelerating at low rpm and sounds like a solid, deep knocking. Idling or at higher speeds it's non-existent but when I do hear it, it seems to be coming from the lower right of the engine. Any ideas?
  3. I broke her, please help!

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    Hi CX Gurus! This is my first post on the forum and unfortunately quite a sad one. I bought a lovely 1981 CX500D with about 64k KM's on the clock about 2 weeks ago. I flew down, test rode the bike and it was one of the smoothest little CX's I've ever seen. The PO told me that he had the Stator...
  4. What's that sound: Tap, tick, or knock?

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    I have a tap, tick, or knocking sound from my 1979 cx500 engine. It's sounds more like a tick or tap to me. I always thought it was just part of the general engine noises, but when I heard another CX at the Slimey Crud Run, I knew mine was out of spec. I completed a valve adjustment and the...
  5. How loud are these engines?

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    1981 CX500C I've ridden the bike about ten minutes so far, just long enough to get it home. There is a fair bit of clattering from the engine and I was wondering how quiet they normally are? Peter Haynes Grand Bend, Ontario
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