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Old 12-08-2016, 12:12 PM   #1
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Funky sounding engine

Hi is my air intake supposed to be this loud and any ideas on the clicking?
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Old 12-09-2016, 12:09 PM   #2
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I would also get a mechanics stethoscope and try to isolate the noise. The intake can act as a mechanical amplifier for engine noise.

I also thing the low frequency noise is odd. Have you checked/replaced your belts?

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Old 12-10-2016, 08:44 PM   #3
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I have a strange clicking noise in my engine, if anyone has any idea what it is please help me
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Old 12-10-2016, 09:34 PM   #4
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Did you see the post right above yours?
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