noise from rear end

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Perks Contracting
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Location: Frankfort Ky
Motorcycle: 1985 Gl1200 Aspencade

noise from rear end

Postby Perks Contracting » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:57 pm

I am getting a noise from the rear end when driven for a while. It sounds like a click or a knock. Would be greatful for any info.

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Re: noise from rear end

Postby Coder » Tue Jul 12, 2011 1:21 am

Left the girlfriend locked in the trunk again? :lol:

Have you checked the rear tire for a possible screw, bulge or piece of loose rubber? As another thought, is the rear axle properly secured, rear brake mounts, mufflers, etc?

How frequent is it, ie: only when cornering/accelerating/braking or is it constant? Does it change with speed?
Keep it rubber side down and shiny side up and all will be well with the world!

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