I just picked up a 2000 FXDWG with 6100miles on it and it runs great except for something I thought (could still be) is a vibration. But, then I started worrying that it might be the cam bearing.
Here's what happens, when decelerating I get a slight vibration/rattle from the front of the bike. It also happens at low rpm, high load. I don't have a tach, but by the sound it seems to happen around 2500-3000 rpms. When decelerating, if I pull in the clutch and the rpms drop (while it's making the noise), the noise goes away. I know what some of the symptoms of the bearing issue were, but I was wondering if the bad bearing noise would happen all the time, meaning all rpms, or would it be only within a certain rpm range?
Anyone with experience, please help me out.
Also, if I change the cams, does that automatically take care of the problem? Or are there other parts that were involved in the whole bad bearing thing.