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Krimble

2003 WR450F Engine Noise

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I rebuilt my 2003 WR450's head, put new rings, put a TrailTech Stator, and put in a new Timing chain. All 45 Hours ago. Did Oil changes with filter change every 20 Hours with the two first being Lucas Oil , and I put Amsoil 10w40 synthetic in it for the last 4-5 hours. But it started making a weird noise that I hear from the clutch cover area. Any guesses before I tear it up?

 

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That's what a WR motor with 200+ hours sounds like to me.

 

I'd remove the clutch components and check the basket for free play.

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That's what a WR motor with 200+ hours sounds like to me.

 

I'd remove the clutch components and check the basket for free play.

Done. There is a little play, normal?

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Done. There is a little play, normal?

 

If the play is up/down, that is fine. 

It it's side to side, allowing the basket to rotate 'out of round' then the bearing is shot and it needs to be replaced before it damages the case.

As soon as the bearing wears out, the basket starts to wobble like a child's top that is running out of 'spin'. 

 

You have the camera constantly moving so there is no way to get any usable info from your video....

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I checked the plates, I see nothing wrong. Might need to split the cases. I will look at the head first though. 


Checked the plates and nuts, everything looks alright on the clutch side.
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Hi am only new so still feeling me feet hear . av got the same problem as above even down to how my bike sounds (ruff ) ..bought the bike in bits so never heard it running before fitted new main bearings and Conrod and set the sims up bike start after a couple of kicks but just doesn't sound nice every thing looks very good even down to the gear box ,

Any advice would be good . The clutch basket has a little play like the second video if a swap out the basket will the bike sound quieter

Am not sure if am just paranoid that it going to do some damaged that a Carnot afford to repair

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