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post #1 of 2 Old May 22nd, 2009, 5:08 am Thread Starter
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Right Hand Vibration

Hi All;

My 2006 LT has a vibration in the right hand grip around 3000 RPM. Now I've had K1200RS's in the past which always had a wicked vibration in the right grip at 4000 RPM... The conventional wisdom for the RS was to swap out the exhaust to basically anything after-market..

What is the conventional wisdom for this problem on the LT? BTW this is no way near as bad as the RS!

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Joel

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post #2 of 2 Old May 22nd, 2009, 3:56 pm
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Re: Right Hand Vibration

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Hi All;


What is the conventional wisdom for this problem on the LT? BTW this is no way near as bad as the RS!

Thanks,

Joel
I don't know about conventional wisdom, but my smart a__ wisdom sez avoid 3000 RPM's.

You should never see that range except through acceleration to a good cruising RPM. Most of them have a bad vibe at 43- 4800.

John
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