Piston slap


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5str48
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Piston slap

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85 gl1200 - Is piston slap at all common on Goldwings? I have a sharp metallic noise occurring at around 3000 rpm. Sounds like top end, but not sure.



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tfdeputydawg
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Re: Piston slap

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No it is not normal.

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AZgl1800
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Re: Piston slap

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at 3,000 RPM?

doubtful, it is not slapping at that RPM.
~John

'02 GL1800
2009 Piaggio MP3 250cc

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