Annoying 'Popping' Nose On Cold-Start

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  1. Potato_In_Exhaust

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    Whenever I cold-start my bike, there is a loud pop pop pop noise that I'm assuming is coming from my exhaust manifold pipe...... I've tightened it down to make sure it isn't leaking and I see no holes in it. My question is, what's causing the pop pop pop sound when starting the motor up? It's never done this before, perhaps I need to take off the exhaust cap at the end and clean the pipe? Is the pipe clogged and just needs to be cleaned internally?
     
  2. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

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    I'd first check the head gasket.
     
  3. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

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    Potato in exhaust?
     
  4. xseler

    xseler Well-Known Member

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    Now that's funny, right there....!!
     
  5. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

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    reminds me of being a kid back around '52 - we did that to a car and it blew out and shattered a huge plate glass window in a store it was parked in front of
     
  6. Venice Motor Bikes

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