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I have a 1982 cb900 that makes a strange noise on

Hello. I have a 1982 cb900 custom that seems to make a noise on the bottom right side of the bike. Either from the stator cover or the clutch cover? It sounds like a vibration, or a spinning, or a squirting sound. It generally comes and goes at higher rpm's. Any ideas?

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It could be your primary chain and chain guides,the chain wears and the guides harden with time and will transfer more internal engine noise through the transmission.
There is also on the primary hub/sprocket and internal rubber damper all this stuff ages with in time loosing there dampening qualities.
resulting in amplified mechanical noise.

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