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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-30-2010, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
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best cure for noisey valves

As long as I`ve owned my bike, the noisey valves were driving me nuts. I have had 2 different bike shops check my valve clearences and both said they were within spec. So yesterday I had installed a set of Cobra Slashcut slippon mufflers and a Dynojet carb kit and diconnected the AIS system. Now can you say LOUD!!! I guess I will never hear valve noise again. I just hope the local police dont make me take them off.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-30-2010, 08:00 PM
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Yep, that's a sure fire way not to hear valves, or anything else Have fun with it, Ride safe.

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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-30-2010, 10:23 PM
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I just picked up an '01 1100 last week. I have been noticing a loud mechanical noise coming from the engine- sounds like gears or something. Is this the valves? I was thinking more like furel pump or oil pump. Either way, it is pretty loud. I can hear it on the raod even with pretty loud aftermarket pipes.

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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-31-2010, 05:05 PM
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Vtwins are noisey!!!! Especially the 1100 vstar. They have noisey gears and a noisey valve train. At each service check the valve clearance and don't worry about the noise. It also helps to be slightly deaf.

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Vtwins are noisey!!!! Especially the 1100 vstar. They have noisey gears and a noisey valve train. At each service check the valve clearance and don't worry about the noise. It also helps to be slightly deaf.
HEY DOUG, WHAT DID YOU SAY? CAN YOU TALK A LITTLE LOUDER, SOUNDS LIKE YOU ARE MUMBLEING. WHAT NOISE?

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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-01-2010, 06:31 PM
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HEY DOUG, WHAT DID YOU SAY? CAN YOU TALK A LITTLE LOUDER, SOUNDS LIKE YOU ARE MUMBLEING. WHAT NOISE?
Sorry Sugar Bear did you say something? I couldn't hear you. must have been these nice quite straight pipes.

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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-02-2010, 04:48 PM
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I don't think my engine noise was excessive but this seemed to have cured it anyway, along with a few other benefits.

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Bub. read that those are just about the loudest pipes on the market, decibel-wise
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-03-2010, 06:01 AM
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LOL, it is like stepping on someone's foot to displace the concern of their headache.

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