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Dibber
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PostSubject: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeSun 01 Jul 2018, 04:52

I have a 2003 Silver Wing 600. When I excellerate to around 55 to 60 mph my Wing shifts down dropping RPMS down about 400rpms. It actually does this twice dropping about 800 RPMS totally. Like having 2 over drives in the transmission system. It cruises nicely at about 4900 RPMS at 60 mph. I have asked a couple of dealers about this and they don't know what I'm talking about, not surprising. Does anyone know how this works and where? In the CVT? The clutch?
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PostSubject: Re: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeTue 21 Aug 2018, 15:25

Hi.
I think there is something wrong in your CVT. It`s sticking somewhere. There´s not overdrive in the CVT. You must open the system, clear it up or change new parts.

jussi
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PostSubject: Re: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeTue 21 Aug 2018, 20:05

The CVT appears to be doing what it's supposed to do. At higher speeds, on flat terrain, lower revolutions needed. Better highway mileage results.

Your Swing is working fine.

See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHWqlfDZnmQ
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PostSubject: Re: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeWed 22 Aug 2018, 11:16

Hi.

If there is a stroke in the acceleration, there is somehing wrong with the front or rear of the variator.
Spins must be evenly lovered.

I understand the Dibber to mean this.

jussi
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PostSubject: Re: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeWed 22 Aug 2018, 14:07

CVT, that seems to say it all, it should feel seamless up or down in speed a 'shift ' point to me would indicate a sticking somewhere. The variance in tach readings will be different at a given speed depending on load. I see that in our CVT auto transmission.
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PostSubject: Re: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeSat 12 Jan 2019, 04:14

I finally resolved my CVT issue. After cleaning and spraying Teflon on the ramps, cleaning the CVT, buying a new ramp. I replaced the Dr Pulley sliders with a set of oringinal Honda rollers and now the CVT is working as it should and I’m really enjoying this scooter.
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PostSubject: Re: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeSat 12 Jan 2019, 14:43

Glad you figured it out! Here's to many more miles of riding.
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PostSubject: Re: Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive   Silver Wing Shifting into Overdrive I_icon_minitimeSun 13 Jan 2019, 21:17

Gee, stock parts work well!! I am now on 10th new maxiscooter, never modify drive line---always use OEM belts and change at makers recommended intervals. Only one broken belt in over 400,000 miles.....Helix,, carried spare belt and they were easy to change without removing pulleys/pulley or special tools---just remove cover and squeeze rear clutch. Nice design!
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