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Old 10-21-2014, 09:20 PM   #1
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For the R1 owners

i was wondering if anyone has ever had this ticking noise?

im going to check the headers to see if the gasket is good and might and go ahead and replace it


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Does NOT sound normal.
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Sounds like tight valves.
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Sounds like tight valves.
valves checked at 9k miles?! i thought it was every 25 or 30k for the r1?
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valves checked at 9k miles?! i thought it was every 25 or 30k for the r1?
Depends on the bike. 12-15k is the norm. Depends on the year. My 250 had tight exhaust valves after 7000 miles.
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