Most women will declare they're pregnant, long before they deliver the baby, and were able to correctly diagnose their pregnancy well before delivery by using diagnositic criteria developed by many others who had the same condition before them. The "dreaded tic", (like pregnancy) has specific characteristics which separates it from similar conditons, ie so called normal ticking, the last of which is oil consumption.BAGSTR said:
My understanding is that the Tickers eventually pass oil through the exhaust. Why not wait for that event before declairing you have a Ticker?
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There's been a few cases / threads posted on the FJRforum lately, 04 & 05's, some ticking for the second time too!! It used to be thought if you made 10000 miles you were OK, but some of these are higher mileage bikes. :xgr8eyes said:Is it just me or has there been a distinct slow down in the number of reported ticking bike"s? Compared to the 6/04 to 6/05 time frame the issue seems to have died. Am I percecieving this wrong or is it true?
"overblown" ? I think not biker_.Check out the other boards and you will find cases of your so called imaginary ticking arising on a regular basis.AND, not just the FJR either...another yammi model suffers as well. It`s a very real problem for more and more owners.It is just a matter of time and distance for allot of FJR owners to realize they have a ticker. There have been others before you who have claimed it was an exagerrated issue, untill their bikes started to clatter. The actual % is unknown but, I am sure it`s higher than anybody would want to admit. We covet our possesions afterall and tend to deny the negative accusations...only human... :shock:biker_911 said:I always felt like the Tick problem was overblown on these boards. It's a huge issue if it happens to you, but I think the percentage of bikes is relatively low. I've got an '05 and the only problem I've had is it keep stretching my arms out.