rap-a-tap-tap

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 7 10:27:25 PST 2009


could be lots of things.  cam chain, rod bearing,  etc etc.  Want to 
find out? tear it down.
On Dec 7, 2009, at 10:24 AM, Jo Rhett wrote:

> Yes, this is why I am here.   There are no obvious problems with the 
> bike.  It runs well, good on the gas and off, etc.   Bolts are all 
> tight, oil was recently changed and is high, etc etc.  So I'm asking 
> about other issues.
>
> On Dec 7, 2009, at 10:17 AM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>> rap a tap tap is a good place to stop and look for problems before 
>> they become whack a wahck ccrunchhh silence
>>
>> On Dec 7, 2009, at 10:12 AM, Jo Rhett wrote:
>>
>>> How would I know?   Would that be too loose or too tight?
>>>
>>> On Dec 4, 2009, at 1:11 PM, zoran wrote:
>>>> you sure it is not chain?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>>
>>>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>>>> Twin Works Factory
>>>> 775-786-4881
>>>> www.twfracing.com
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jo Rhett" 
>>>> <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
>>>> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>>>> Sent: Friday, December 04, 2009 12:37 PM
>>>> Subject: rap-a-tap-tap
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> So on my street bike I have started hearing a sound like 
>>>>> "rap-a-tap- tap" when I'm accelerating hard in 1st or 2nd gear.   
>>>>> I don't hear it  in higher gears, and I don't hear it if I'm lazy 
>>>>> on the throttle.
>>>>> Should I assume this is the famous "you're using the wrong gas, 
>>>>> stop  being cheap!" knocking, or is there something else that 
>>>>> might be  involved?
>>>>> ...and if it's not a simple answer, when do you have time to look 
>>>>> at  this Zoran?
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>>>>> #553 WERA
>>>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>>> #553 WERA
>>>
>>
>
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA
>



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