Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, Welcome to the Silverwing 600 Forum. We ask that you be polite and also introduce yourself on your 1st post. The members are friendly and helpful so just have fun. There is www.maxi-scoots.com site that is geared for all scooters and motorcycles.
 
HomeGallerySearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Greetings from Lake Michigan! (well, not really *in* the lake...)
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby Hiyo Yesterday at 11:55 pm

» Bestem 929 Install
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby exavid Yesterday at 10:45 pm

» Hanging up scooters after an accident
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby exavid Yesterday at 10:32 pm

» New Winger
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Yesterday at 10:19 pm

» New member
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Yesterday at 10:14 pm

» Greetings from Ireland
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Yesterday at 10:06 pm

» Looking for Givi AF 318 adjustable windscreen
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby Bearly the biker Yesterday at 12:10 am

» I found where my electricity went!
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby Cosmic_Jumper Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:45 pm

» Rear Amber Marker Lights Sucessfully Completed
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby VictorLouis Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:57 am

» Finally! Hello fellow owners.
New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeby VictorLouis Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:42 am

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
 

 New member from the uk

Go down 
AuthorMessage
solorider-uk
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 3
Location : United kingdom
Points : 649
Registration date : 2018-11-09

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 11, 2018 12:50 pm

I have just joined, I have just bought a 2005 Silverwing with 56k miles on it, I am from the uk and this is my second maxi scooter, I am riding a 2005 X9 500 which I will sell as soon as I have fixed the Silverwing, it failed it’s MOT on steering bearings which were very bad. Also the fork seals are seeping so I will do them as well while the forks are off the bike.
The only mods on the bike is a screen.
Back to top Go down
Scootypuff Snr
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider
Scootypuff Snr

Number of posts : 232
Location : France & UK
Points : 1461
Registration date : 2017-04-21

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 11, 2018 12:57 pm

Welcome solorider-uk,

Sounds like your getting up front & personal with your S'wing from the off.
Sometimes your location may allow other owners to help if you run into problems but this is the place for help
Back to top Go down
terrier
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider
terrier

Number of posts : 245
Age : 70
Location : Northumberland, UK
Points : 2104
Registration date : 2015-08-12

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 11, 2018 2:05 pm

And a warm welcome from another UK member Cool
Back to top Go down
The Bern
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert
The Bern

Number of posts : 874
Location : Telford, UK
Points : 3048
Registration date : 2014-11-20

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 11, 2018 2:14 pm

Wot ho bud, see my reply to your post on X9OC regarding steering head bearings
Back to top Go down
The Bern
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert
The Bern

Number of posts : 874
Location : Telford, UK
Points : 3048
Registration date : 2014-11-20

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 11, 2018 2:19 pm

Scootypuff Snr wrote:

Sometimes your location may allow other owners to help if you run into problems

Asked that on X9OC Harvey, I got the tools, I been there done that, but no reply as yet
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1576
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 3426
Registration date : 2016-01-29

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 11, 2018 6:52 pm

Welcome from o-HI-o, lots of good folks and info here, enjoy.
Back to top Go down
Dale N.
Site Admin
Dale N.

Number of posts : 1536
Age : 74
Location : Princeton, MN
Points : 4028
Registration date : 2014-02-13

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 11, 2018 10:35 pm

Welcome from sunny and warm Minnesota USA.
Well, it not really sunny and warm but if I believe really really hard.. It will still be cold.
Oh Well.
Back to top Go down
joebillybobinark
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 79
Location : benton, ar
Points : 1311
Registration date : 2017-04-19

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeMon Nov 12, 2018 2:22 am

greetings from Arky!
Back to top Go down
Siataukreg
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider
Siataukreg

Number of posts : 201
Age : 66
Location : uk saddleworth
Points : 2442
Registration date : 2014-08-24

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeMon Nov 12, 2018 6:19 am

If you need any advise or s/h parts give me a shout, bottom bearing in the frame is a pig to remove you cant knock it out from the top has to be prised out, i use a L shaped bar to do it from the bottom. be a good idea to make sure the front wheel bearings are good as these can fail and trash the wheel
Back to top Go down
nooner
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 39
Location : Madoc, Ontario
Points : 1043
Registration date : 2017-11-16

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeMon Nov 12, 2018 8:03 pm

Welcome from Ontario, Canada!
Back to top Go down
solorider-uk
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 3
Location : United kingdom
Points : 649
Registration date : 2018-11-09

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 14, 2018 5:28 am

siataukreg wrote:
If you need any advise or s/h parts give me a shout, bottom bearing in the frame is a pig to remove you cant knock it out from the top has to be prised out, i use a L shaped bar to do it from the bottom. be a good idea to make sure the front wheel bearings are good as these can fail and trash the wheel
Believe it or not I found the lower race which was original Honda was easy to remove from the top, I used a pry bar and managed to get it to connect and the race came out, the hardest was getting the new taper roller bearing to fit, in the end I had to get a local bike dealer to tap it on, and they struggled as well.

As to Parts I may need a new radiator as mine is missing some of the fins.
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1576
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 3426
Registration date : 2016-01-29

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 14, 2018 7:33 am

Believe it or not I found the lower race which was original Honda was easy to remove from the top, I used a pry bar and managed to get it to connect and the race came out, the hardest was getting the new taper roller bearing to fit, in the end I had to get a local bike dealer to tap it on, and they struggled as well. <<>>  

freeze the bearings first, use an electric heat gun to warm the tube things go a lot easier.
Back to top Go down
bikehiker
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider
bikehiker

Number of posts : 369
Location : New Cumberland PA
Points : 1554
Registration date : 2017-09-07

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeFri Nov 16, 2018 11:02 am

oldwingguy wrote:
Believe it or not I found the lower race which was original Honda was easy to remove from the top, I used a pry bar and managed to get it to connect and the race came out, the hardest was getting the new taper roller bearing to fit, in the end I had to get a local bike dealer to tap it on, and they struggled as well. <<>>  

freeze the bearings first, use an electric heat gun to warm the tube things go a lot easier.

Great comment.
Back to top Go down
steve_h80
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert


Number of posts : 548
Location : Teesdale, UK
Points : 2172
Registration date : 2016-05-15

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeFri Nov 16, 2018 12:05 pm

Hi Solo, welcome to the site.
Where in the UK are you based? There are a few of us here but we tend to be scattered about lol.
Back to top Go down
Siataukreg
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider
Siataukreg

Number of posts : 201
Age : 66
Location : uk saddleworth
Points : 2442
Registration date : 2014-08-24

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: radiator   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 17, 2018 5:26 am

solorider-uk wrote:
siataukreg wrote:
If you need any advise or s/h parts give me a shout, bottom bearing in the frame is a pig to remove you cant knock it out from the top has to be prised out, i use a L shaped bar to do it from the bottom. be a good idea to make sure the front wheel bearings are good as these can fail and trash the wheel
Believe it or not I found the lower race which was original Honda was easy to remove from the top, I used a pry bar and managed to get it to connect and the race came out, the hardest was getting the new taper roller bearing to fit, in the end I had to get a local bike dealer to tap it on, and they struggled as well.

As to Parts I may need a new radiator as mine is missing some of the fins.

If its not leaking and does not overheat leave it alone but fabricate a rubber mud flap for it this will stop all the crud from the front wheel blocking up the bottom of the rad, having broken up four only one of them had a clear rad rest were bunged up solid with crap and you cant remove it without it bringing some of the rad fins with it, If it turns out that you have to have one i have a good one
Back to top Go down
MikeO
Site Admin
MikeO

Number of posts : 3290
Age : 71
Location : Seaham, Co Durham, UK
Points : 7553
Registration date : 2009-06-29

New member from the uk Empty
PostSubject: Re: New member from the uk   New member from the uk I_icon_minitimeMon Nov 19, 2018 3:56 am

Hello and welcome from Mr Chips. Wink
Back to top Go down
 
New member from the uk
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» looking for SSG member
» Welcome our newest member Brian-n-VA
» new member`
» new member from hoppers crossing
» new member

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