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Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: Mistah_J » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:15 pm

I have recently become the owner of an 87 xv700. I noticed yesterday that there is some type of clunking sound coming from somewhere. With the wind and all I really can't tell from where it is coming.

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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: DGA » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:44 pm

I wish we could help, but that's not enough info to do that. Please try to at least locate where the noise is coming from, and if any different conditions cause it to get worse or better, speed, gear you are in engine revs etc.
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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: clyde.johnson.50 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:14 pm

I tried to replicate it ub neutral, but too no avail. So it has to be moving. it does it randomly. I couldn't make it do it by accelerating or decelerating. I can't tell if it is the same noise or a different one when I stand on the front brake.


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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: clyde.johnson.50 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:17 pm

Sounds like it is coming from the front of the motor


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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: DGA » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:51 pm

Maybe take a video with sound of it then?
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PostAuthor: clyde.johnson.50 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:03 am

Oh btw this is still mistah_j. I dunno how I managed to have two accounts. They open and close randomly.


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PostAuthor: clyde.johnson.50 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:11 pm

clyde.johnson.50 wrote:Oh btw this is still mistah_j. I dunno how I managed to have two accounts. They open and close randomly.


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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: clyde.johnson.50 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:55 pm

I think that the sound is actually coming from the front tire. I will try to get another vid tomorrow


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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: DGA » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:04 am

Put the bike on it's center stand and add some weights to the back of the seat to gt the front wheel off the ground, and spin it by hand, see if the wheel bearings make noises, and then try to load the wheel, backwards and sideways, see if there is play in the head stock bearings or forks.
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PostAuthor: clyde.johnson.50 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:39 am

Cool. Thanks. I will see if I can find the centre stand. P O removed it.


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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: Jake » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:50 am

clyde.johnson.50 wrote:Oh btw this is still mistah_j. I dunno how I managed to have two accounts. They open and close randomly.


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Re: Hey guys. 87 xv700

PostAuthor: clyde.johnson.50 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:43 pm

Ok cool. I know that one is tied to my Facebook


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