Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, Welcome to the Silverwing 600 Forum. We ask that you be polite and also introduce yourself on your 1st post. The members are friendly and helpful so just have fun. There is www.maxi-scoots.com site that is geared for all scooters and motorcycles.
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» My journey to the SilverWing
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby cello33 Today at 6:26 pm

» Silverwing600 Google Map
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby arskal Today at 3:20 pm

» Security chains
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby DaveTheBear Today at 2:30 pm

» Hi all, another new member in the UK
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby Mike from NS Today at 2:08 pm

» Checking dipstick with trike kit
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby Russ Wristen Today at 1:22 pm

» New member intro...
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby "Hi Yo" Today at 12:16 pm

» Decided to get a 2018 Goldwing Tour DCT
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Today at 9:02 am

» Maxi-Scoots Meet-Up - Otsego Lake NY, Sept 10-15, 2019
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby Delray Yesterday at 11:11 pm

» How Do You Know When To Hold, Raise or Fold 'em?
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby Delray Yesterday at 11:09 pm

» WTB - Corbin (or similar type) Seat
Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeby Delray Yesterday at 11:05 pm

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share
 

 Brake lever modification

Go down 
AuthorMessage
lawnfan
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 3
Location : Key West
Points : 658
Registration date : 2017-10-07

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeSat Oct 07, 2017 8:38 am

I have a 2005 FSC600D/A (?). My fingers do not reach/rest on the brake levers comfortably and therefore tend to rest on the grips. Can I bring the lever closer to the grips or replace them with levers that rest closer to the grips? And where can I find such replacement parts, I couldn't find any but I'm not to good at these things (bikes, computers).
Back to top Go down
Cosmic_Jumper
Site Admin
Cosmic_Jumper

Number of posts : 3098
Age : 76
Location : damn near Philadelphia, PA
Points : 7286
Registration date : 2009-06-12

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeSat Oct 07, 2017 9:00 am

While I don't recall any mention of adjustable levers here on this forum you might try Revzilla.com for adjustable brake & clutch levers. Keep in mind that the left lever on a Silverwing is not the same as a typical clutch lever though. Silverwing left levers also activate the brake/start switch.

Here is a link to a manufacturer of custom levers: http://asvinventions.com/Unbreakable-Levers

Hope this helps

Tim
Back to top Go down
lloyd193
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider
lloyd193

Number of posts : 328
Age : 79
Location : Orlando Fl. USA
Points : 1367
Registration date : 2017-05-13

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeSat Oct 07, 2017 2:14 pm

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
While I don't recall any mention of adjustable levers here on this  forum you might try Revzilla.com for adjustable brake & clutch levers. Keep in mind that the left lever on a Silverwing is not the same as a typical clutch lever though. Silverwing left levers also activate the brake/start switch.

Here is a link to a manufacturer of custom levers: http://asvinventions.com/Unbreakable-Levers

Hope this helps

Tim

From time to time I service Silverwing's and other bikes for small handed Female Riders, They have a problem reaching the brake levers. By removing the Shoulder fastener, The lever will come off the Master cylinder. Apply a small piece of sticky tape to the stop area on the master cylinder after cleaning it.

This will prevent the lever returning to it's outermost position, Carefully of the switch lever arm.

Make sure that the sticky tape is not so thick that it holds the switch on and activates the stop light.

A second method I use is to drill the lever at the high area where it contacts the stop, Tapping the hole for an 8/32 machine screw allows for adjustment.

A 8/32 machine screw nut serves as a jam nut against the foreword portion of the lever.

Adjusting the machine screw in causes the handle to stop nearer the handlebar grip.

Again be sure that the adjustment does not cause the stop light to remain on, Sometime I find it necessary to carefully bend the Brake Light switch arm so that I can get the proper adjustment.

Be sure you do not adjust to the point that the Brakes are dragging.

Happy motoring Lloyd 193.

Back to top Go down
steve_h80
Silver Wing Rider
Silver Wing Rider


Number of posts : 476
Location : Teesdale, UK
Points : 1710
Registration date : 2016-05-15

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeSun Oct 08, 2017 4:29 am

The sw levers have a lot of travel anyway so treat any modification with extreme care, you don't want to be in a situation where the lever hits the bar before applying full braking effect.
Back to top Go down
lawnfan
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 3
Location : Key West
Points : 658
Registration date : 2017-10-07

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: THANK YOU   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeSun Oct 08, 2017 11:51 am

THANK YOU.
Back to top Go down
ChrisPsw
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
ChrisPsw

Number of posts : 11
Age : 36
Location : Oklahoma
Points : 701
Registration date : 2017-09-04

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 18, 2017 2:37 am

Webike.com has adjustable lever for silverwing I bought some waiting for them to come in.
Back to top Go down
ChrisPsw
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
ChrisPsw

Number of posts : 11
Age : 36
Location : Oklahoma
Points : 701
Registration date : 2017-09-04

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 18, 2017 2:39 am

Brake lever modification Img_0014
Back to top Go down
ChrisPsw
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
ChrisPsw

Number of posts : 11
Age : 36
Location : Oklahoma
Points : 701
Registration date : 2017-09-04

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 18, 2017 5:07 am

I'm sorry guys the website is called Japan.webike.net
Back to top Go down
ChrisPsw
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
ChrisPsw

Number of posts : 11
Age : 36
Location : Oklahoma
Points : 701
Registration date : 2017-09-04

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 02, 2017 1:12 am

Brake lever modification Cffd1510
Brake lever modification 457a7610
Brake lever modification 960ceb10
Back to top Go down
Cosmic_Jumper
Site Admin
Cosmic_Jumper

Number of posts : 3098
Age : 76
Location : damn near Philadelphia, PA
Points : 7286
Registration date : 2009-06-12

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 02, 2017 12:59 pm

Nice looking levers. Nice photos too. Do those levers have any advantage other than to adjust them to more finger friendly position?

What's the story on the mirrors? Kind of unique.

Tim
Back to top Go down
ChrisPsw
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
ChrisPsw

Number of posts : 11
Age : 36
Location : Oklahoma
Points : 701
Registration date : 2017-09-04

Brake lever modification Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brake lever modification   Brake lever modification I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 02, 2017 1:27 pm

Hey Tim!
The levers are mainly. For finger positions other then that and looks. I believe that’s all. Lol. And the mirrors I got awhile back for my cbr250r. Since I’m selling the cbr250r I put the stock mirror back on it. Figured I would try them out on the silverwing. So far I really like em. And the levers.
Back to top Go down
 
Brake lever modification
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» So, You Wanna Ditch Vari-Drive?
» parking brake
» Will Hydraulic brakes from ATVs and pit bikes work on a tractor?
» RZR Parking Brake Threads
» Rhino Rear Brake?????

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: Introductions-
Jump to: