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 New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)

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RarestRX
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PostSubject: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:43 pm

Howdy all,

Got this 2004 Silverwing with 20K miles off of Phoenix Craiglist a few months ago for $1500:







A little dusty, a little crusty, but she was all there.

So, after washing, claybaring, and waxing:











Ditched the janky speaker system, polished out the Clear View shield, went through it and replaced:

Spark plugs
Oil
Coolant
Drive belt
Tires

As she sits now:



Comfort mod:

3 Brothers Performance wide backrest

Performance mods:

K & N air filter
Powercommander III USB
Dr. Pulley 24gr weights
Delkevic 17" Tri oval exhaust

Enjoying my time with the bike, going on a road trip with the Phoenix Scooter club to Route 66 in October.

If anyone in the area needs to borrow a variator removal tool, I made a pretty good one.

Cool
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:03 pm

Great bargain.

Nice mods.

Sharp!

Welcome!
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:20 pm

bikehiker wrote:
Great bargain.  

Nice mods.

Sharp!

Welcome!

Thanks!

Yep, I couldn't pass it up for $1500.

I was laughing my butt off when I test rode it, same when I rip around town on it.

Definitely a ton of fun!

Oh, and here's the sticker on the front:



Smile
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:53 pm

All very cool.
Admire your opportunity to ride year round out there.
Like the decal too.
Old guys rule!
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:26 pm

Freddie_I wrote:
All very cool.
Admire your opportunity to ride year round out there.
Like the decal too.
Old guys rule!





Cool
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:42 pm

Welcome RarestRX. This is a great site and you have a very nice looking SWing. We have only about 3 weeks of riding up here in Cold Country. A bit of an exaggeration about summer... 4-4 1/2 weeks.
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:50 pm

Nice ride, welcome from o-HI-o.
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:37 pm

Welcome Super ride super deal good luck.
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:30 am

Dale N. wrote:
This is a great site...

You ain't kidding.

The fact I could do all the work on my bike is thanks to this very forum!

Smile
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:31 am

welcome from arky!
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:36 am

Welcome to the forum! I live in Wickenburg most of the year and may be interested in the Route 66 ride. Do you have the dates?

Thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:31 am

GHM-PM wrote:
Welcome to the forum!  I live in Wickenburg most of the year and may be interested in the Route 66 ride. Do you have the dates?

Thanks.

Thanks!

Here's the Meetup page:

https://www.meetup.com/Phoenixscooterclub/

Here's the Route 66 page:

https://www.meetup.com/Phoenixscooterclub/events/253007124/

The more the merrier!
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:58 am

RarestRX wrote:
GHM-PM wrote:
Welcome to the forum!  I live in Wickenburg most of the year and may be interested in the Route 66 ride. Do you have the dates?

Thanks.

Thanks!

Here's the Meetup page:

https://www.meetup.com/Phoenixscooterclub/

Here's the Route 66 page:

https://www.meetup.com/Phoenixscooterclub/events/253007124/

Thanks just what I needed. I will see if I can be back by then and join you all!!!

The more the merrier!
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:31 pm

GHM-PM wrote:


Thanks just what I needed. I will see if I can be back by then and join you all!!!


Happy Holiday
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:24 am



welcome welcome welcome
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:20 pm

Welcome to the forum!

I live in Chandler, have a 2013 Silverwing (plus a 2017 Africa Twin DCT) and there are great rides out there waiting for you:http://azkicker.com/?page_id=18

Give me a call some time and we'll go for a ride.
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:45 am

Congratulations and greetings from Poland :-)
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PostSubject: Re: New Silverwing owner in Arizona (that rhymes!)   Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:09 pm

Welcome! What a great buy. You've got your Swing looking mighty purty.
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