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Motor noise slight ticking noise on my v star 1100 classic is this normal

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I also have a Star 1100 with a ticking sound its not so bad when its cold but when its warmed up it gets a little louder many people tell me its normal and if I stop hearing it then i should worry because when it stops u need a valve adjustment

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The v twins do have some valve train noise it is a charistic of the v twins.

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