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Old 07-03-2012, 05:53 PM   #1
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Guys,
I know the 599 is buzzy / vibration type of bike. However, as anyone found a solution for this?
I used the search on the forums and others do have this issue. For me, the 599 is the right side of the bike. Like even my right mirror shake so I canít see to clearly out of it lol. The right foot peg and center right side of the seat shake. Isnít that weird though?
I was just wondering if there is any easy solution to fixing this problem?
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Old 07-03-2012, 06:05 PM   #2
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Go over every bolt on the right side and make sure they're all tight.
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Old 07-03-2012, 06:50 PM   #3
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I was just wondering if there is any easy solution to fixing this problem?
Yeah, I got a different bike.

Oh, we're not allowed to do that anymore. Yeah, umm... not sure what to tell you. Do what quad said, and make sure your drivetrain is in good working order. Try different bars and mirrors and vibration-damping methods.
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Rather than buying different mirrors/bar weights/etc, just take them off one at a time, then ride. If you can single out the issue, you can then come up with an accurate fix. But I'm gonna agree, this bike buzzes no matter what.
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:26 PM   #5
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Lol thanks jbrax, I thought about a new bike.. But I Duno I like this bike and I dont like this bike lol.

But until I know what I want I will hang on to it. It's great bike to learn on. If I had money I'd this bike forever lol
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Quad,

What do u ride.. I guess u no longer have a hornet?
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jet kit reduced vibration on my bike.
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What do u ride.. I guess u no longer have a hornet?
I have one, but it's my ol lady's bike now. I let her have it after I bought my Tuono.
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Old 07-04-2012, 02:04 PM   #9
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What everyone else has said.

Check the bolts...ALL of them...Preferably with a torque wrench.
Chain adjustment is important. If you have never done it, learn how. Do a search on here, there are a bunch of threads on how to do it.
A loose chain can cause all kinds of clanks, grinds, whirs,etc.

The 599 is a little buzzy. I really dont think it's that bad myself.
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Old 07-07-2012, 07:56 PM   #10
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So today i went to go test ride some bmw motorcycles!

I noticed it's not really just the hornet but all motorcycle in general have some sort of vibrations to them. I mean yes the hornet is little bit more buzzy then the bmw.. but not that much of a difference.

I think this came down to my noobness to motorcycles.

Although, it'd be nice to have a motorcycle that doesn't buzz. However, i don't think there is such a thing. Just my two cents i could be wrong.
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So today i went to go test ride some bmw motorcycles!

I noticed it's not really just the hornet but all motorcycle in general have some sort of vibrations to them. I mean yes the hornet is little bit more buzzy then the bmw.. but not that much of a difference.

I think this came down to my noobness to motorcycles.

Although, it'd be nice to have a motorcycle that doesn't buzz. However, i don't think there is such a thing. Just my two cents i could be wrong.
All new bikes are lean at low rpm thanks to the damn EPA in this country. Lean fuel condition always makes a bike vibrate. You get rid of that lean condition with a jet kit.
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I would say buy a older Harley with the solid motor mounts. Smoothest bikes ever made.

Anywho, you could try adding more and or different bar/foot peg weights. I have a jet kit in mine too and it helped a little but you can still feel it there around 6K while cruising.
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are you riding with passenger pegs down?

i noticed on mine when riding with passenger pegs down i get a lot of vibration, especially in foot pegs, at around 3800-4200 rpm if my passenger pegs are down
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are you riding with passenger pegs down?

i noticed on mine when riding with passenger pegs down i get a lot of vibration, especially in foot pegs, at around 3800-4200 rpm if my passenger pegs are down
nope, i always keep them up and out of the way.

the hornet is just a buzzy bike, nothing u can really do about it.

although i am curious about this jet kit concept and seeing if it really helps.
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I fixed mine using socks... still vibrates.... but a lot less...

the problem for me was the front scaffolding that holds the headlight... useless piece if you ask me.
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:37 AM   #16
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i dont get it. so you put the socks where?
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Were those tube socks?
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i dont get it. so you put the socks where?

the scaffolding that holds the light and signals... I'm looking to mount my headlight and signals else where so I can remove that piece of crap.
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This is my first street bike so I guess I don't know any better, but it doesn't bother me. I did notice since I put the Givi windscreen on it, that buzzes at certain RPMs, but I wear earplugs anyway so I don't have to care. And I don't know if the previous owner put weights or something in the handlebars, but my mirrors don't vibrate excessively even on the extensions I put them on. Or maybe I'm just having too much fun to notice.
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