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    08-05-2018, 03:56 AM
    I had a completely loose track bolt. I assume that's the cause. I haven't driven it--I saw it while underneath digging into the engine due to a...
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    03-05-2018, 05:54 AM
    Thanks all. I'll be under the Beat this weekend, will take a good close look.
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    29-04-2018, 05:15 PM
    Like the title says. It pulls hard enough that you have to correct it to stay in your lane. Let off the gas and it pulls back to the right (since...
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    29-04-2018, 05:08 PM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Valve clearances were all out by .002-.003". Reset those and I was amazed at how much quieter it was. But the ugly rattle is still there...and it's...
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    08-03-2018, 04:18 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Yes. When I pulled the tranny I lost a fair amount of oil out of the axle holes when I tipped it sideways. Oil looked brand new. After I put...
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    04-03-2018, 10:44 PM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    The clutch is in. The first rattle is gone, the second one (the scary one) is not, sigh. Once I saw the clutch I didn't expect it to fix the second...
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    27-02-2018, 01:27 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    The load doesn't change appreciably on the valve train. Note, too, that the rattle occurs under light load. Heavy throttle (load) takes it away,...
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    13-02-2018, 03:59 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Ha ha old'uns, it probably doesn't take a lot of stereo to be head banging loud with such a small interior! Andrew, I don't think it could be cv...
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    08-02-2018, 04:01 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Thanks Andrew. I'm thinking all 3. Clutch, loud stereo, drive hard. That should do it.
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    07-02-2018, 04:56 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Thanks 79. Haven't had the valve cover off yet. Plugs are dark, rich if anything. Don't know how old they are, just got the car. The thing about...
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    06-02-2018, 06:32 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    More info on rattle #2. Complete description: After fully, fully warmed up (15 minutes or so; probably 5 minutes after up to full operating...
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    02-02-2018, 06:30 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Thanks LawrenceHarding, good thought. I had actually examined my exhaust shields last weekend looking for the source of the 3-4000rpm rattle. I've...
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    31-01-2018, 07:12 AM
    New Beat owner, fresh import to USA. Great fun this thing is, but egad, the noise! Tightened up loose stuff all over the place, now down to... ...
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