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May be a silly question, but are the large Kaw V-Twins generally a little noisy? I bought a used one and it runs great. No knocking at all but at idle I hear mechanical sounds from the crankcase. I guess some is normal but how much and when is it too much? I'm used to hearing the buzz of high RPM bikes so now that I have one that idles like a tractor I seem to notice more noise. Just curious. :?

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Thanks. I seem to hear it more after the engine is warmed up. Can't swear to it but I think so. It sounds like a tapping or clacking noise down low on the right side. Is this the mystery sound?
 

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I had a mechanic look at it. His explanation for the "clunk" was the clutch pack. He said it was common among the V-Twins and it was due to the discs rattling when not under a load. We'll see.
 
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