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My 88 hurricane has some timing chain noise should i worry

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Your bike is 22 years old. Yes, you should worry. If that chain breaks and locks up the engine at 60 mph, you will go flying down the street on your hands and knees until an oncoming car permanently stops your forward motion. Got the picture?

Get the bike serviced if you can get a dealer to work on the bike. Be aware that the cost for the repair, a new chain, gaskets, and chain tensioner ( if you can still find them ), is likely to be more than the bike is worth. A possible source for parts is the site below.
www.babbittsonline.com/pages/parts/viewbybrand/default.aspx

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

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    thuff640 Jun 23, 2012

    what? an '88 Hurricane in good shape is a $2000 plus bike. that's absurd to advise that, one, it may cost more for parts & labor than the bike's worth (still laughing)...and two, that the parts may not still be available?!. wow, you're clueless. i'm 47 and still have mine that i bought new in 1988. The only good advice provided here was to address it asap.

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