Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, this forum is not accepting new members. But if anyone would like to start a new Silverwing forum than you can do so. Go to the bottom of this site to start a new Silverwing forum.
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Old member back onboard
by JamieB Today at 8:51 am

» Main beam problem?
by Old Limey Today at 4:17 am

» Acceptable age for new tires
by Easyrider Today at 12:10 am

» New Yamaha scooter 2018
by john grinsel Yesterday at 9:15 pm

» Just might be the best buck spent.
by bikehiker Yesterday at 4:15 pm

» Cheap tire
by Easyrider Yesterday at 2:09 pm

» HID project headlight conversion
by The Bern Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:55 pm

» Engine Mods revisited
by gavinfdavies Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:00 pm

» So what do you do with
by Meldrew Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:15 am

» Major problem at home!
by bikehiker Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:11 pm

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 What am I looking at?

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Niteflite1
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 3
Location : Minnesota
Points : 916
Registration date : 2015-10-24

PostSubject: What am I looking at?   Sat Feb 27, 2016 2:31 pm

I uncovered the Silverwing today (50 deg. In Minneapolis).I purchased this 03 model with ~2500 miles on it last fall.
When looking it over today I found what appears to be a missing/broken corner section on a piece near the rear hub...see attached image. I am guessing this is not supposed to be this way. What am I looking at and is this going to cause any problems for me?
Thanks in advance for your help.

Scott
Attachments
image.jpeg
You don't have permission to download attachments.
(96 Kb) Downloaded 91 times
Back to top Go down
bicyclenut
Maxi-Scooter Rider
Maxi-Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 140
Age : 49
Location : Chicago Suburbs
Points : 1156
Registration date : 2015-09-04

PostSubject: Re: What am I looking at?   Sat Feb 27, 2016 3:10 pm

Not exactly sure what that is, part of rear differential/gear assembly, but I can show you what it looks like on my 2003 Silverwing. From your photos looks broken off or cracked, hard for me to tell in photo. Any fluid leaking out? here are images of same area on mine:



Back to top Go down
http://www.MarkNovackPhotography.com
Cosmic_Jumper
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 2613
Age : 75
Location : damn near Philadelphia, PA
Points : 6273
Registration date : 2009-06-12

PostSubject: Re: What am I looking at?   Sat Feb 27, 2016 3:11 pm

It appears to be a chunk out of the speed sensor protector. See item 16 in below link: http://www.partzilla.com/parts/search/Honda/Scooter/2003/FSC600D+AC/SWINGARM/parts.html

If it's only a chip or chunk out of it then it shouldn't be a problem. The protector is inexpensive and easy enough to replace --once the rear wheel is removed.

The real question is, how did that hole get there and, after being covered up for a Minnesota winter, why is it shiny when the surrounding area is dirty? Check for something abrading that area when the wheel turns. Or maybe a critter had been chewing on that piece. I can't recall whether that protector is plastic or not.

Please let us know what you find out. We all benefit from shared knowledge.

Tim
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert


Number of posts : 812
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 1732
Registration date : 2016-01-29

PostSubject: Re: What am I looking at?   Sat Feb 27, 2016 3:28 pm

It looks like it's a older damaged area, even worn a bit, but then again it's better seen 1st hand. Is there anything that could do that other than a foreign to the area object? i.e road debris.
Back to top Go down
Niteflite1
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 3
Location : Minnesota
Points : 916
Registration date : 2015-10-24

PostSubject: Re: What am I looking at?   Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:07 pm

OP here. So, I took the scooter into a local independent mechanic to have tires put on, brake fluid changed, new belt and 26 gr Dr Pulley sliders installed as well as to have them look at this broken cover while they had the rear wheel removed. Long story short, he is having a hard time getting the correct part. Apparently, he is ordering the part from the diagram attached. Part #26. He is ordering the part number listed but receives a different part..? He had the scooter for two weeks; he and I talked and agreed he would try and use JB Weld as temp fix while figuring out the part and part no. issue. The JB Weld attempt did not work well and he removed it prior to it hardening. I have picked the scooter up and will bring it back for the part install once he receives the correct part. I know, I could do it myself but have limited time available and am not super comfortable removing the rear wheel. I appreciate the input to the question asked.
On a separate note, while riding the scooter home from shop the V(ariator) light came on. The 26 gr sliders provided a noticeable improvement in the smoothness of the acceleration. Reading about the causes for this light to come on show either reaching the 16k mile mark (I am under 3k), or a speed that does not match with pre-programmed rpm's. I don't know where the rpm's were running prior to the belt (Honda oem) and slider replacement but here is what I am currently seeing for rpm's, all of which seem to me to be in normal ranges -
40     4,000
50     did not take note
60     4800
70     5000
75     5500
Am I correct in thinking these numbers are OK? I have re-set the light and it has not come back on. I am hoping for some sort of fluke or anamoly that triggered the light.
All of that being said, this thing is a blast to ride. I have an ear to ear grin each time I get home from taking it out. Have the Givi Airflow adjustable windscreen and mirror extenders to put on when I find some free time away from the family, dog and work. Smile

Scott
Attachments
Capture.JPG
You don't have permission to download attachments.
(148 Kb) Downloaded 27 times
Back to top Go down
 
What am I looking at?
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: Honda Silver Wing :: Maintenance, Tips and Hints-
Jump to: