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Deno
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PostSubject: Deno Introduction   Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:42 am

Hi everyone ! just bought a 2006 honda silver wing.is there any concerns with this scooter that I should keep an eye on ? thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:34 am

Hey Deno , Welcome. The only thing I would keep my eye on always is the speedometer, it has a tendency to run away on you. Other than that keep the maintenance schedule in mind. Enjoy, you only have a few weeks of riding left before the white stuff starts flying.
On a serious note, check your tires, change the oil and filter: at least you'll know the oil is fresh, change the coolant when you have spare time. If the brakes are a concern, check the pads and you may want to change the brake fluid down the road.
However, if you have no immediate concerns after your checks, I'd ride for the few weeks that are left in the season and do the complicated stuff during down time, and you'll have a few months of that for sure !


Jay.
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:15 am

Hello Deno. Welcome to the forum.

Oh, and when you do tuck it in for that long winter nap be sure to have the tank full and to add some fuel stabilizer as well.

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:28 am

Welcome aboard this board neighbour!
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:43 am




welcome welcome welcome



That left hand lever IS NOT a clutch lever.
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:25 pm

Welcome, Deno. Enjoy the forum and, especially, your new Silver Wing.
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:58 am

greetings from Arky!
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:15 am

Welcome Deno to the best SWing site on the net. Like everyone says, enjoy your SWing before the white stuff starts falling.
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:09 am

Welcome Deno. Good advice above! Most of all enjoy that SWing, the only year for that beautiful blue color!!
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:25 am

Listen to Hi Yo, pulled the clutch in the other day and about stood on my head. Old habits die hard,


Last edited by gg194 on Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:17 am; edited 1 time in total
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:47 am

Welcome from o-HI-o
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:41 pm

gg194 wrote:
Listen to Hi Yo, pulled the clutch in the other day and about stood on my head. Old habits die hard,



Sometimes my left foot still wants to downshift when approaching stop signs.
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PostSubject: Re: Deno Introduction   Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:52 pm

It's worse the other way. After a long stint on Scootie I find myself pulling in the clutch expecting to slow down.
All bikes are good though, it's just amatter of remembering which one I'm on!
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