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98 custom softtail went to back-up my bike but felt like something was blocking the rear tire so i checked and nothing there, began back-up again and it only would go maybe 5-6 inches and felt like something was stopping the bike, finally got the bike to back-up with hard pushing and then i would hear a popping sound about every 1/4 or 1/2 turn on the wheel sound coming from front left side of bike by the shifter casing. also makes sound when pushed forward also going into or out of gear no problem just haven't driven it when i heard that sound..

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Remove chain & see if bike moves freely if it does the its not warped brake dics!
mabe a seized chain link or its in the gearbox! [ check drive sprocket]
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