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...abut a week ago I was standing beside a 2000 gl1500; after
he started the bike up and let it idle, I was very surprised there
was absolutely no whine at all, in fact you could barely hear the
motor idling; other 1500's I've noticed had a whine

...with the 1800's, the whine has really varied from barely a
noticeable whine to some that are quite loud; my '01 for
example, to me anyways is quite obviouis

..anyone have any ideas or comments as to why this would
vary from one bike to the other; particularly if they are the
same model etc, such as the 1800's? you'd think that as
they're built the same, there wouldn't be any difference..

regards.....Ken
 

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Chain, rather than belt cam drive ...

I like it ... sounds likean electric motor .... :lol:
 

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cgent said:
Chain, rather than belt cam drive ...
The chain runs in oil. No whine there. :) You can barely hear the chain when you stick your face into the front of the motor! :shock: LOL...

Some of the 1500 Wings whined, but not as bad as the Valks. Some of the 1800's are terrible. :(
 

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OK ... so the 1800 is a peice of junk ... dump it and buy a Harley ...

I LOVE MINE !!! The only reason I can hear the engine whine is because it is so quiet.

... and as for "Lack of quality control and or high tolerances! " ... I 'spect it'll only run a couple hundred thousand miles 'fore it's worn out ... :cry:



:lol:
 
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