Hello from Norway!

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ThePanther
New to XJR
New to XJR
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Joined: Thu May 26, 2016 2:41 pm
Region or State: Oslo, Norway
Motorcycles Owned Currently: '97 Yamaha XJ600S Diversion

Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:06 am

Hello from Norway!

I'm 27 and got my license and a '97 diversion in 2015. The reason I got the bike is riding for pleasure, and to go new places. Like last summer when I went here: Image
The Geiranger fjord (map)

Now I need to take care of a bad sound she is making, so I can go on a new adventure. If anybody wants to help me please have a listen to the sound in this video:

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First, I thought it was the chain hitting something, but I think it looks good here, so now Im not sure.

Anyways Im here to learn more about the bike and to see what all of you are up to with your bikes :D

Cheers!

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TonyKZ1
XJ Enthusiast
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Posts: 830
Joined: Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:15 pm
Region or State: Missouri, U.S.A.
Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1997 Yamaha XJ600s Seca II
Location: Marble Hill, MO. U.S.A.
United States of America

Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:49 am

Hello and welcome to the site.
1997 Yamaha Seca II - mostly stock, Racetech upgraded forks, FZ6R rear shock, Oxford Sports Style Heated Grips, Barkbusters Blizzard Cold Weather Handguards, a Scottoiler vSystem chain oiler. My Mileage Tracker Page.

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mikee112
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Posts: 2057
Joined: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:13 am
Region or State: UK
Motorcycles Owned Currently: '99 Yamaha XJ 600n
Location: Essex, England
Great Britain

Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:54 am

Hi, Welcome to XJRider :)

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radare
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Posts: 8428
Joined: Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:42 pm
Region or State: Rocky Mountains
Motorcycles Owned Currently: '92 XJR600, '92 Seca II
Location: Denver, CO
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Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:11 pm

Hey, Panther. Welcome to XJR.

I have no idea what is causing your knocking noise but what a cool video of the chain.

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XJLiverpool
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Joined: Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:51 am
Region or State: Northwest, Liverpool, UK
Motorcycles Owned Currently: 1992 Yamaha XJ600S (seca II)

Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:16 pm

Welcome to the community Panther, possible loose sprocket or is something like the rear mudguard loose?
Not sure entirely what it could be, sorry I couldn't help much. I'll have a look around and see if I come across anything :)

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