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    Angry vibration issues

    I have a 2013 RT Limited. I experience a lot of vibration at 50-55 mph. Any ideas on how to correct this. I

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    Correct belt adjustment and a belt tensioner. My '13 RTL vibrated like crazy. I installed the SmoothSpyder belt tensioner almost 3 years ago, and it really does a great job of reducing the belt's harmonic vibration. It also makes a big difference as to what gear you are in and what the RPM's are. At 50-55, you should still be in second. The 998's like to be wound up.
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    The 998's like 5500 rpms or so for shift point and running. That means no fifth gear until you hit 60 - 65 miles per hour in most cases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by monasrtlimited View Post
    I have a 2013 RT Limited. I experience a lot of vibration at 50-55 mph. Any ideas on how to correct this. I
    Less belt tension.............see Idaho Mountain Spyders ...Thread........Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by monasrtlimited View Post
    I have a 2013 RT Limited. I experience a lot of vibration at 50-55 mph. Any ideas on how to correct this. I
    If you have not had it in to the dealer recently to check the tension that's the first step if the tension is correct then higher RPM's for shift point and don't lugg the engine stay above 5500 rpm for your shift points
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    Quote Originally Posted by akspyderman View Post
    The 998's like 5500 rpms or so for shift point and running. That means no fifth gear until you hit 60 - 65 miles per hour in most cases.


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