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  1. General Discussion
    Need your thoughts... Again. Bike starts right up and runs great. No abnormal noises idling or at any point that I'm aware of. Thought it was clutch basket and removed it and found it had a little play in the rivets and bought a used unit . This basket has a smidge of play also. Put it in with...
  2. Honda FireBlade
    My engine is making a weird knocking sound. I didn't notice it when I bought it. I drove out home for an hour and a half straight no problem. I started it today and there was a loud clicking. The oil was two quarts low. The sound got lighter but is still ther . Did I mess up my engine?
  3. Honda FireBlade
    I just wanting to see if anyone else has had issues with 954 cylinder wall scoring? mine has 26,000mi noticed a little knock so I tore it down and walls were scored. guy at machine shop recommended sleeving and wiseco forged pistons. He sleeved it and it looked great. I did a complete rebuild...
  4. Honda CBR 600
    So let me start from the beginning. I bought an F2 from this guy everything sounded good. Road it home (2 hour ride). Let it sit overnight to find my exhaust full of fuel:eek:. So i cleaned the carbs, put on a new petcock, cleaned the gas tank, put it all back correctly (im 100% sure)...
  5. General Discussion
    In my new 1996 CBR600 F3 on cold start. This seems to be identical to cam chain tensioner failure noise; this rapidly goes away in a minute or two of operation. My new bike's got 14k mi on it, which is right around when the tensioner craps the bed, according to posts. I am imagining that it...
  6. Honda FireBlade
    Hi everyone! No similar posts found, so there comes mine... Recently my 954rr engine gone mad. I've got a ticking sound, while accelerating... and scratching sound, while average deceleration in gear. Oil level was a little low (about 0.5L below minimum). Yes I did power wheelies (about 5s...
  7. Honda FireBlade
    Hey guys, I recently bought a 2001 CBR929RR with 39000 km/24250 mi on the clock, and heard that it makes a slight ticking noice when starting cold. After about a minute's idling it goes away. I don't want to ignore a potential problem... Is this normal or not? Another thing: During normal...
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