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What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
After being in the clinic for any length of time, we start to hear questions from new Star owners who are asking similar questions about the same things... the noises a RoadStar will make...
The questions are; There's a knock here or a buzz there... should this be doing that?
To address these questions and maybe a few more... I put my own stock '06 Star in front of a camera and microphone... and created this video... See if you can hear anything familier...
It's about 6 minutes long so grab a drink and enjoy...
 
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Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
Great little video there. Thanks for the insight to the sounds our beasts make.

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Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
Thanks for the great video, it really helps to know what sounds are normal and what to expect if something goes awry. Other than my own, I've never seen or heard another R* up close before...guess I live a pretty sheltered life
 
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Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
That should help people a lot. Thanks for doing it.
 
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Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
Very cool Starcruiser, nicely done, don't know what you do for a living, but you may have missed your calling..
 
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Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
Hey Starcruiser you forgot to identify one of my favorite Roadstar sounds. Mine makes it everytime I ride it.
  • The everpresent FLOORBOARD SCRAAAAAAPPPPPPPEEEEEE!!!!!
     
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    Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
    StarCruiser06 wrote:
    [quote]See if you can hear anything familier...
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    Yep towards the end I heard the floorboard scrape other than than I don't hear any of those sounds over my V&H Powershots
    Thanks!

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    Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
    Yep! I got em all on my 06 . The chirps, the pings, the notorious floorboard scrape. Outstanding job on the sounds in the video. It put me a little more at ease knowing that they are normal .
     
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    Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
    nicely done!!!! nice to be able to compare what's normal or not with all the growls, whirrrs, chirps of our beasts we all love... and that their inherently normal for our machines.
     
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    Re:What's that sound? 6 Years, 3 Months ago  
    I got one more noise. It's the sound of my pipes (Shogun Classics) scraping on a sharp right turn or when I go from a driveway down to the street level. Other than that they're all pretty much there. Very good video. Thanks a lot!

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