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PostSubject: discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings   discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2016 12:13 pm

I studied and studied this forum looking for 'known issues' before stepping up and buying, and discovered none
Then I bought
Then I discovered the Swing's 1 glaring issue
A lack of issues makes for a slower moving forum without much chatter :lol!:
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PostSubject: Re: discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings   discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2016 12:19 pm

That's why you have to spend your time searching through the archives! I particularly like the "Accessories and Mods" section.
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PostSubject: Re: discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings   discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2016 5:06 pm

As long time SilverWing Rider---2 new ones, I see at least two issues.

#1 not made anymore for at least for US market


#2 Buffeting of rider---true for all/most Maxi-scooters ---bought nine new ones.
SilverWing buffeting solved at least within reason with GIVI Adjustable Windshields.

Other than belt changes, SilverWings have served me well for over 75,000 miles
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PostSubject: Re: discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings   discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2016 10:10 pm

Silver Wing a great scooter but the OEM windshield less than great. My current bike's windscreen works as well as the Givi adjustable did on the SW. Except I can't loose the top part. Just gotta press the button to adjust it.
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PostSubject: Re: discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings   discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings I_icon_minitimeFri Jan 29, 2016 12:13 am

I like the screen a heck of a lot better than not having one, riding a screenless cruiser at 70 will give yo a better appreciation of how much this screen does protect you Laughing
and yes it's sad that us Muricans don't appreciate maxi scooters
We don't much care for Standards, either
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PostSubject: Re: discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings   discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings I_icon_minitimeFri Jan 29, 2016 1:22 am

Some of us do like Standards. My last naked bike was a 1980 GL1100 Goldwing Standard. I did cheat a bit with a small windshield. Surprising how much quicker and more nimble a GW is without a fairing.
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PostSubject: Re: discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings   discovered the one true 'issue' for Swings I_icon_minitimeFri Jan 29, 2016 8:10 am

You can create your own issue Like I did. I had an oil leak this winter, I bought a can of leak stopper, when I was warming up my Swing to change the oil and add the leak stopper I found out my leak was coming out of my dipstick hole. I had stripped the threads and so I wasn't getting a seal anymore. Took the leak stopper back and bought a new dipstick.
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