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
» Whose a Lucky Boy Then?
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby sonuvabug Today at 6:37 pm

» Ultimate 1 up touring machine
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby skidders Today at 6:11 pm

» 2002 Burgundy SilverWing For Sale $1475 OBO
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby Dutch SilverWing Today at 4:39 pm

» The site and domain name will continue for the next year !!!
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby zrx212 Today at 10:30 am

» Inexperienced, but want to tour. Advice wanted.
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby Meldrew Today at 10:29 am

» Backrest for sale
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby Ejscoot Today at 9:37 am

» Headlight (Low and High) won't turn on
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby Brian Goobacheck Yesterday at 7:52 pm

» Honda 350 Forza 500 miles in.
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby smellybeard Yesterday at 4:34 pm

» Greetings from the Rockies!
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby Brian Goobacheck Yesterday at 11:57 am

» horn replacement
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeby steve_h80 Yesterday at 2:56 am

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
 

 We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...

Go down 
4 posters
AuthorMessage
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1892
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 4193
Registration date : 2016-01-29

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 24, 2019 10:03 pm

BUT What WERE they thinking at Subaru engineering when to check spare tire pressure, remove what ever is on top of the rubber mat, remove mat, remove over cover off  tool containment compartment, remove tool compartment, then remove tire change tool compartment, see spare tire but NOT THE VALVE STEM, remove the spare tire hold down assembly, NOW remove spare tire turn it over and check the tire pressure, not sure it’s a pressure monitoring stem but brought it up to 60 psi just in case. Now, replace all the crap in reverse order and call it a night. Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
Back to top Go down
john grinsel
Curmudgeon
john grinsel

Number of posts : 3110
Age : 82
Points : 8111
Registration date : 2009-08-18

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: Re: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeFri Jan 25, 2019 7:13 am

At least it has spare tire!!. One reason I bought my Mitsuibishi Mirage---it has spare tire. Got to use it when due to TN crappy roads, bent front wheel with 125 miles on the clock. Able to change tire,, drive home and order new wheel----I did not buy a Hyundai Accent because it has no spare tire.

The Genesis my wife drives, does have spare tire. Genesis I do not drive....too big for me and too many bells and whistles for me.

Many new cars do not have spares. And to think scooters used to have spare wheel and tire
Back to top Go down
Mech 1 twa
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
Mech 1 twa

Number of posts : 1167
Location : Allentown PA.
Points : 3381
Registration date : 2016-01-02

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: Re: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeSat Jan 26, 2019 8:29 pm

Most new cars are like that spare faces down so there's room for tire tools inside it. Many don't have spare anymore also. It's a pain and takes 5 minutes, just buy a small pump and worry about IF you ever get a flat.

Toyota SUV owners from past were even luckier. Had a full size spare mounted up under rear and the valve stem faced up.. TPMS light came on if spare was low and had to lower the wheel, air it up to make light go out.
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1892
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 4193
Registration date : 2016-01-29

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: Re: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeSat Jan 26, 2019 10:26 pm

Mech 1 twa wrote:
Most new cars are like that spare faces down so there's room for tire tools inside it.  Many don't have spare anymore also. It's a pain and takes 5 minutes, just buy a small pump and worry about IF you ever get a flat.

Toyota SUV owners from past were even luckier.  Had a full size spare mounted up under rear and the valve stem faced up.. TPMS light  came on if spare was low and had to lower the wheel, air it up to make light go out.

My 99 Ranger has that set up without the TMPS when we used it on trips I removed it and placed it as last loaded in the truck bed, EZ to get at that way just in case.
Back to top Go down
bikehiker
Silver Wing Rider
Silver Wing Rider
bikehiker

Number of posts : 404
Location : New Cumberland PA
Points : 2030
Registration date : 2017-09-07

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: Re: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeMon Jan 28, 2019 9:29 am

The original VW Beetle operated its windshield washers by using air pressure from the spare tire. The spare was purposely overinflated to accommodate this function.

Lift the front hood, and there was the spare.
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1892
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 4193
Registration date : 2016-01-29

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: Re: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeMon Jan 28, 2019 10:23 am

bikehiker wrote:
The original VW Beetle operated its windshield washers by using air pressure from the spare tire. The spare was purposely overinflated to accommodate this function.

Lift the front hood, and there was the spare.  

So my windshield is clean but my spare is flat Smile I had a 60 VW bug great little car thankfully they upgraded the wiper system but they could have done way better with a heater scratch
Back to top Go down
bikehiker
Silver Wing Rider
Silver Wing Rider
bikehiker

Number of posts : 404
Location : New Cumberland PA
Points : 2030
Registration date : 2017-09-07

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: Re: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeMon Jan 28, 2019 1:36 pm

Yup, those VW heaters were awful; they may have copied from the model T with heat coming from the exhaust manifold. My '68 Beetle had about 48 improvements over the '67, but the crappy heater was still there.
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1892
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 4193
Registration date : 2016-01-29

We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... Empty
PostSubject: Re: We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...   We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but... I_icon_minitimeMon Jan 28, 2019 9:45 pm

I cut into the duct work and installed a 6V blower from a Chevy, that and closed the opening in the air intake for the engine by adjusting the linkage, during a real cold blast it at least kept the windshield clear and melted snow of ones boots.
Back to top Go down
 
We may complain about our S'Wings getting to it to check or repair, but...
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Wings Of War board game?
» How to serve chicken wings to a MAN
» Dream job yet complain
» Razor wings For Sale
» Front Wings with Lights on ebay- Hmmmm?

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