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Kenjj50
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PostSubject: Re: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:54 pm

Hi. The first week of September I purchased a 2002 Swing from the second owner. It had 14,600 miles on it and a good maintenance record. I put new tires on it and a new drive belt (it was about time to change it). I had the oil changed and had a safety inspection done by a reputable Honda dealer. I've since put about 200 miles on it and really like the ride. The last time I rode was back in the early 1970s. The Swing is a nice re-introduction to riding. I followed this group for a couple of months before I bought the scooter and found the information invaluable. I'm glad I joined and hope I can contribute something useful.
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PostSubject: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:33 pm

Welcome to the forum, Kenji
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PostSubject: Re: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:57 pm

welcome Kenjj50 welcome to the best Silverwing forum on the web. It sounds like you've found a scooter you can depend on.
I add the paragraph below for most new members because there's a lot of information in the links and may save you some money and work. You'll find you can do anything you need or want with the service manual and help from this forum.
Here are some links(3 below in blue)that will help you learn a lot about your Silverwing. If you can't find what you need in the links below the search on this forum works good, and if you still need help just ask and someone will do what they can to answer your questions.

Maintenance, Tips and Hints
Maintenance "Pictorials"
Accessories-Modifications

Ps
I moved your introduction to its own topic so you know all the welcomes are for you. Cool
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PostSubject: Re: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:23 pm

Kenjj50,

Welcome. I'm a recent Silverwing owner as well, purchasing mine used about the same time as you and moving up from a Reflex.

I'm located pretty close to you in Sugar Grove near Aurora, so if you are ever looking to ride "out west" I'm nearby and we can meet up or exchange scooter advice.  Just drop me a PM.

Safe riding!!! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:46 am

Welcome kenjj50 from Beautiful Santa Barbara Ca. Where we ride 11 month of the year.
Come over some time and I will loan you one of my rides to show how nice the roads are around here. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:01 pm

Welcome kenjj50 from nearby (relatively) Orland Park. This is a very informative and entertaining group. Enjoy!
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PostSubject: Re: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:21 pm

Kenji, welcome from o-HI-o
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PostSubject: New member from Naperville, Illinois   Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:33 pm

Welcome kenjj 50 to the best S/W forum on either sides of the pond.You will find just about any S/W topic on this forum. Howard
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