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Hello everyone,



New to the forums also new to the wings. Always wanted one, finaly got one.

She's an oldy with 80K miles, but looks very clean and taken care of.



Took her for a ride and she runs very nice, pulls hard, just is quite noisy when shifting through the gears until I hit OD. Than its quiet.



It sounds like a very pronounced loud whine.



Is this common or could it be I have a tranny problem?



Any advise, suggestions would surely be appreciated.



Thanks, Bart
 

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i just bought a old wing , 85 aspy , my 06 vtx had loud pipes , so i did'nt hear much noise other then pipes , wing has quite pipes and i hear all kind of noises , clunks , wines , so now i just turn radio up , don't no what u got going on with your wing , maybe u got something going on with trans , i'm still trying to find what all my noises are , i'm sure some 1 will chime in and give ya a hand
 

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I own an 1800 and it whines also. Has since it was new and has never changed.
 

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I think most of it can be attributed to the shaft drive. Mine has clunked and whined since I bought it. Like what was mentioned earlier, if the bikes were louder, you most likely wouldn't notice it.
 

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They all have a whine to them (kinda like wives:D) As long as it shifts well don't worry about it. As you accelerate the whine gets more pronounced but I think it sounds like turbo:action:.
 

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The wing will whine like that because honda has very tight tolorances in their gears. the whine is the sound of a very precise bunch of machining. The gears are tight enough that they will literally slice the viscosity out of your oil by the time it needs an oil change.

Enjoy the sound because it is a mark of quality!
 

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it is normal for a whine but if it is loud, then if your not sure of when the last oil and filter change was carried out, then changing out the oil, filter and rear diff oil would be the best option.



Using quality oil may reduce the noise and even make gear selection easier ;)
 

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I have a similar wing milage and things, I switched to synthetic oil in the engine and final drive. Still have some whine but not nearly as much. Its just letting you know that there is a whole bunch horses trying to get out and make you ZOOM!!!!!!
 

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Thanks for all the info, I appreciate it!:clapper:



Bart
 

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I always like a little cheese with my whine!:dude::dude::dude:
 

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Welcome to the forum, Dutchman.

The bike's just talking to you. Talk back if you like.
 

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Welcome from the state of Pennsylvania!





 
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