Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, I am opening this site back up for new members. I closed it due to a few members complaining. Please just accept the site for what it is. The site is 'what it is'. We hope you enjoy the site. Please also join www.maxi-scoots.com
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» November Forum Picture
by exavid Yesterday at 9:35 pm

» Learning to mind my own business
by exavid Yesterday at 9:26 pm

» My SilverWing riding days could be coming to a close
by Meldrew Yesterday at 9:27 am

» New member from the uk
by siataukreg Yesterday at 5:26 am

» Commuting in little rock on darkside....
by GHM-PM Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:19 pm

» Snow My Goodness
by Mech 1 twa Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:02 pm

» Christmas Dinner
by oldwingguy Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:53 pm

» I have a funny feeling about this.
by "Hi Yo" Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:30 am

» Selling my Silver Wing
by joebillybobinark Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:30 am

» Replacement Tyres
by GHM-PM Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:22 am

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix

Go down 
AuthorMessage
DennisB
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 2778
Age : 68
Location : NE Oklahoma
Points : 6900
Registration date : 2008-12-28

PostSubject: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Wed Oct 21, 2009 2:03 pm

I had all the covers off my scooter for the past 2 days looking to see if a person could design a easy install trailer hitch for the SWing and noted how much the covers rattled. They where just plan loose when installed and made alot noise.

I had some open foam tape 3/4" x 1/2". Very light weight stuff and cut the foam length wise with a pair of scissors. It only took 14 3/4" of foam to do both access covers.

Now some pictures:









This works great. Seals the covers and gets rid of that bad rattle.

DennisB


Last edited by DennisB on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:48 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
honda_silver
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 2455
Location : Georgetown, Tx
Points : 6180
Registration date : 2008-12-23

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:37 pm

DennisB wrote:
I had all the covers off my scooter for the past 2 days looking to see if a person could design a easy install trailer hitch for the SWing and noted how much the covers rattled. They where just plan loss when installed and made alot noise.

I had some open foam tape 3/4" x 1/2". Very light weight stuff and cut the foam length wise with a pair of scissors. It only took 14 3/4" of foam to do both access covers.


This works great. Seals the covers and gets rid of that bad rattle.

Great idea ... I wonder how many rattles that people reported could be attributed to this??
Back to top Go down
MikeO
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 3164
Age : 69
Location : Salisbury UK
Points : 6791
Registration date : 2009-06-29

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:39 pm

Looks good!

I'm watching 'this space' now for developments on the scooter hitch. Smile
Back to top Go down
DennisB
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 2778
Age : 68
Location : NE Oklahoma
Points : 6900
Registration date : 2008-12-28

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:11 pm

Went for a short ride today and what a change. No more noise coming from the back of the scooter. Well worth the time and effort.

DennisB
Back to top Go down
Waspie
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 2392
Age : 66
Location : Portland, UK
Points : 5951
Registration date : 2009-07-26

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:56 pm

Nice mod DennisB.

May well follow suit and also maybe add a little to the non locking front compartment.

I hate rattles of any kind. Take your mind off the road trying to identify the source.
Back to top Go down
https://www.facebook.com/Waspie41
tankyuong
Silver Wing Rider
Silver Wing Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 475
Age : 43
Location : Missouri
Points : 4102
Registration date : 2009-07-12

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:52 pm

My petpeeve, rattles . Ive done my fair share of zip tie-ing things down.
Back to top Go down
DennisB
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 2778
Age : 68
Location : NE Oklahoma
Points : 6900
Registration date : 2008-12-28

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Mon Apr 12, 2010 6:37 pm

Just a bump to get this information to the new members here. This is a good fix.
Back to top Go down
JeffR
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 2535
Age : 59
Location : Bay Area, Ca
Points : 6384
Registration date : 2008-12-19

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Mon Apr 12, 2010 7:37 pm

Dennis,

I don't recall seeing this post but I've been pretty fortunate so far. I think I only have 1 rattle at different times. But I had a Majesty once where the rear cover used to rattle and it did drive me nuts. I did something to stop it but can't remember. But that is a great idea with the foam. Thanks.
Back to top Go down
http://www.silverwing600.com
dickie
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 223
Age : 73
Location : Virginia
Points : 3807
Registration date : 2008-12-24

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:03 pm

Dennis, The years have taken care of my rattles.....just can't hear anymore..
Dick
Back to top Go down
DennisB
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 2778
Age : 68
Location : NE Oklahoma
Points : 6900
Registration date : 2008-12-28

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Sat May 14, 2011 3:40 pm

Just a bump for the new members.
Back to top Go down
AAAA
Silver Wing Rider
Silver Wing Rider


Number of posts : 443
Points : 3455
Registration date : 2010-11-14

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Sat May 14, 2011 4:34 pm

HA! Thats where that damned rattle was coming from! Just did it. Tested it, and that fixed it! Thank you! This thing is sounding less, and less like a tupperware bowl full of lego's everyday!

I could see through to the ground between the plastics when looking through the access holes, so i taped across them as well. Between that and the rattle door fix, im sure the box will be a cleaner place to be!

THANK YOU!
Back to top Go down
DennisB
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 2778
Age : 68
Location : NE Oklahoma
Points : 6900
Registration date : 2008-12-28

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Fri Jun 14, 2013 8:56 am

Just thought to bump this information for the new members here. Easy fix.
Back to top Go down
Gyro
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 321
Age : 66
Location : Frontenac, Ks
Points : 2440
Registration date : 2013-04-07

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:13 pm

I tried this fix a couple of days ago.  I found some 3/8" x 1/2" foam weatherseal at my local Home Depot.  It was the perfect size, and only took a few minutes to apply.  Quick, cheap and easy! Smile

Hint: thoroughly was the panels with dish soap and water and dry completely before attempting to apply the foam strips.
Back to top Go down
DennisB
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 2778
Age : 68
Location : NE Oklahoma
Points : 6900
Registration date : 2008-12-28

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Fri Sep 23, 2016 4:32 pm

It's good to run this thread every once in a while. Go to the top.
Back to top Go down
mymuk
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 11
Age : 55
Location : Glasgow
Points : 473
Registration date : 2017-08-17

PostSubject: Re: Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix   Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:50 am

Bump.
Back to top Go down
 
Rear Light Bulb Access Covers, Rattle Fix
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Tail Light Guards
» Another light bulb project
» My 2014 Teryx 800 thread.......
» New LED tail light on the BigBear
» xentech hid light kit

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