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  1. Engine Discussion
    Hello everyone! I am new to the forums, and motorcycles in general. I gained my licence a few months back and bought a CM400T.At the time it was riding fine after I bought a new battery and changed all the oil out, besides a loud ticking noice, what I assumed were the valves. However, my father...
  2. Engine Discussion
    First off, im new to motorcycles and auto repair in general but i want to be more knowledgeable and start doing repairs on my own. So any advice would be greatly appreciated. I started noticing a whining noise coming from the crank case or more or so where the transmission is of my 1974 CB360...
  3. Engine Discussion
    As a little back ground, i bough this bike with 6,000 miles on it, but it didnt run. I cleaned the carb, changed filters, plugs and battery and it ran pretty well (just needed some carb tuning). I took it out for a 10 mile ride and it did fine. The took it for a 15 mile ride and half way through...
  4. Engine Discussion
    Hey all! I'm running into a strange issue and I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas. It seems like cam chain on my 78 CB400T is losing tension after only about 20 miles of riding. I adjusted the valves and cam chain in that order following the FSM this spring. When I did the valves, I pulled...
  5. Engine Discussion
    Hey all My bike (73 cl350) recently started making a ting noise. It is a one time occurrence. It happens after the bike is warmed up and only when starting off in first gear. For example, when stopped at a red light--shift into first and start moving I immediately hear an audible Ting noise...
  6. Engine Discussion
    Well, this morning's ride yielded an interesting turn of events. While idling I discovered the attached sound that appears to be coming from the bottom end and makes a pulsing / cycling sound My first thought was something crank related but it remains relatively constant even at higher speeds...
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