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Starting to get a loud growling noise coming up through the fairing on leaning turns a speed.
I jacked the front of the bike and checked the front wheel for any obvious bearing issues but it all seems to be tight.
Tires are dunlops installed by the Polaris/Indian dealer I purchased it from with about 500mi on them.
Before I start probing deeper, wanted to see if some of ya'll have experienced this.
 

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most likely tire noise on certain surfaces
 

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I think I would start at the brakes and work my way up.

Did you replace the brake pads lately? Or have some other maintenance done?

Or are you at the mileage you need to get some done?
 

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I’ve had front tires that screamed through the corners but they were mid life or towards their end and were scalloped.
 

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which dunlop tires to you have and how many miles on them ? the E"3s on mine started growling on mine after 5 or 6 thou mi and only in turns at speed like you mentioned. i thought the same thing when i first heard the noise, hopefully that's all it is for you as well, the E 3's were noisy. E4's on now, so far so good but i only have a couple thou on them :ride:
 

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Correction: I have a Mickey Commander II front and E4 on the back. The dealer replaced the front when it came in, I had them replace the rear with an E4 when I bought it. Never really looked at the front, tread looks the same as the E4. So could just be the tire. its worse on some roads then others.
Have not done any brake pads, checked them and they are almost new.
 

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Maybe I'm deaf or just hear it and know it to be the tires and don't register it to memory.
 

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@Texasbaehr my buddy had commanders on his yamaha and he said they were noisy.
 

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Now you got me wondering.......I will have to turn down the booming booty music on the way home to see if my cobra chromes growl...........and hopefully there will be no traffic on that one turn on my way where I actually lean the bike for a millisecond..........
 

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Now you got me wondering.......I will have to turn down the booming booty music on the way home to see if my cobra chromes growl...........and hopefully there will be no traffic on that one turn on my way where I actually lean the bike for a millisecond..........
Well Damn, it's a new tire that the PO had the dealer put on when he was trying to sell it, before he traded it. I'll have to put up with it until it's tire time.
 
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