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post #14 of (permalink) Old 07-03-2011, 06:42 AM
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Originally Posted by aglazen View Post
Earlier in the year, a part of the piston broke off, and it took forever to get it diagnosed, and finally fixed.

Just today, I started hearing more metallic sounds, the bike shut down, restarted, and rides only if I keep it revved up. Engine light went on too.

I'm starting to think that maybe this bike isn't really ready for prime time.
Did the dealer say what may have caused the broken piston?

I read on another forum that there is 180 hp package is being developed for the Thunderbird.
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