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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-08-2011, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
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clutch noise

so i've read that CBR's have noisy clutches to begin with, but i don't think mine is the typical noise as it just developed this season... instead of being a rattle or something of that nature it's more of a whir or rub. it only happens when i'm in gear and moving, nothing in neutral. if i pull the clutch in it goes away. could it be my throwout bearing? that's all i can really think of right now...
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-08-2011, 10:13 PM
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Chain too tight? Too much tension on the front sprocket could sound like that and would be in the general area.

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Yes the basket brass bearing on the shaft does get worn.Change it at the next clutch service.

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