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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-15-2012, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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Hello from Erie, PA

Greetings. New to Yamaha, purchased a 2006 Tour Deluxe with only 4200 miles on March 29, and have put 2900 miles on since then. Ride about 90 miles per day to/from work. Last bike that I bought was in 1973, a brand new 850cc Norton Commando. Am adjusting to the Yamaha's increased weight, but mostly to the engine whine. Is a schrill whine common with these beastsmachines? So noticeable people ask if something is wrong. Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-15-2012, 07:23 PM
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can't say about the whine. maybe they're talking about the sonic boom they hear as you sail past them on the road.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-17-2012, 04:29 AM
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Welcome to the 4M.
This is the first that I've heard about a loud whine noise? Did the previous owner make any changes to the air intake?



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