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my motor just this last ride started making a ticking noise from the head.like tick tick tick.. i think that it's just some cool valvetrain noise but not sure????? i hope i can :banghead: without it :applause:

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Do you have an aftermarket pipe? A lot of times the ticking sound is a small exhaust leak forming. Check your header nut's and make sure they are tight.

Be sure that you don't OVER tighten them !

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that used to happen to my 03 xr 80 i believe it is metal expanding and contracting, though i am probably wrong

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im pretty sure its from the head im just not sure if its a loose valve or if i just broke it in (which i dont really believe) or if i have'nt noticed it b-4?

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thanks blaze i thought it was but just a little weary......ive had some bad experiences

Yep, i know how you feel. Sometimes you can hear it, other times you cannot. It's just one of those things :banghead:

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