1st gen transmission whine and noises?

Discussion in 'General Bike Related Topics' started by BoostCreep, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. BoostCreep

    BoostCreep Registered

    I'm comparing mine and my buddies Hayabusas here...

    Mine (2003 GSX1300R) - You can hear the gears spinning in neutral, pull the clutch in and they stop spinning (of course). It's not loud but if you listen for it while at a light, you can hear it when you're on top of it. Moving off from the light it sounds like what you would expect from straight cut gears, it whines a little, doesn't sound unhealthy but it's very much there and easy for people off the bike to hear it. Shifts though gears great.

    Buddies (2005 GSX1300R) - No noise at neutral, no real noise while pulling away, shifts a little harder/clunkier.

    Did they add some noise cancelling jazz a little later on, or is this not right?

    GIXERHP ok, ok...just a wee bit Irish... Donating Member

    What do you have for a front sprocket, and what is on your buddies bike?
  3. GoldenChild

    GoldenChild DID HE REALLY SAY THAT? Donating Member

    You get some whine when front sprocket is changed from stock and doesn't have the dampners.

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