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Default OK here we go (Engine Noise)

I have a new 2017 1200C.
And I noticed that the engine (I think it is top end) makes quite a bit of noise (rattle type of noise) at about 3200 to 3500 RPM. I know the Sportys make quite a bit of noise, but man this seems quite loud. Just for reference my last bike was a 2012 Fatboy twin cam. The Fatboy made noise but not like this Sporty. So should the Sporty make more noise that the twin cam Fatboy?
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quite a bit of noise (rattle type of noise) at about 3200 to 3500 RPM.
What do I think? Not serious. Probably loose sheet metal mounting screw or something.

Subject to the info supplied so far.
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Gas cap...?
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Sportsters are noisy. Not hearing it its hard to say.
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