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    Posted: 22 May 2020 at 9:49pm
Hi! I own an s-reg P11 GT. It has done about 100k miles. 
Recently, I started to hear a tappet noise which varied depending on throttle [neutral made most noise] and cornering.
The oil was changed less than a year ago and I don't do much milage.
Please do you have any suggestions I could try. Thanks.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Grim Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 May 2020 at 1:45am
Could be a number of things , Is the noise from the engine? If it is I guess you’ve checked the oil level is correct?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote psic88 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2020 at 7:10pm
Yes bro. Thanks for answering. It does now. To begin with that is what I thought it was. It sounds like the tappets are rattling.
Topped it up with 500mls 10W40. The noise continues.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Grim Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2020 at 10:39pm
I can’t say without hearing it it’s difficult to diagnose. But I suspect timing chain rattle ! Best to get it diagnosed by a garage or a local member who’s familiar with sr20 engine if you have local to you.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote psic88 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Jun 2020 at 12:46pm
A local member might be able to help. How do I find out who is in my area?
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PM me your address Ken.  Bob [Primevilbob] lives in Heanor,  I will phone him.  he may be able to get to yours to have a listen. Thumbs Up
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Hi Roy. Just PM'd you.
Cheers.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote roy.2 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jun 2020 at 12:11am
A up Ken. I think you need to change your Birth Year. LOL
You are doing well if you are driving a GT about at 103!!  Big smile
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Lol yeh! :D
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