Originally Posted by Jake707SBFMC
right on. are your lifters loud, with a tapping sound? just did a 103 upgrade on a friends 96 and now there is tapping coming from his lifters. i didnt think it was right so before he took off to break it in i made him take it to a local indy and listen. they said the newer bikes have lifter noise and it was normal especially when changing the 96 to a 103. his is a 07 street glide. my 06 95 i build doesnt have lifter noise so it just didnt seem right to me.
Did the lifters get changed during the 103 upgrade? Unless the bike has pretty low mileage (under 10k) then most techs recommend they be changed.
Current bikes in the stable:
2009 Street Glide
- 107ci, stage III heads, D&D Fatcat exhaust, Andrews 54 cam, TTS, 108hp 122tq
2003 Heritage Softail Classic
- 95ci, stage III heads, RB LSR exhaust, S&S 510 cams, 100hp 102tq