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PostSubject: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeThu Aug 15, 2019 12:18 pm

Greetings All and thanks for the add.
I've just become the owner of a 2003 S-Wing that was NOT shown proper love by the PO. Runs fine but has wiring issues.
I'm in the SW TN area, I've just turned 70 and currently also have a 2000 Helix and a CX 500 in my stable, married to the love of my life (but doesn't want to ride, oh well), enjoy recreational shooting and I'm always looking for an excuse to hop on a two-wheel for an errand.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeThu Aug 15, 2019 12:44 pm

Hello Dusty. Welcome to the forum.

Wiring issues?

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeThu Aug 15, 2019 1:59 pm

Welcome aboard these trails Dusty!
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeThu Aug 15, 2019 4:07 pm

Welcome to the board from o-HI-o, enjoy.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeThu Aug 15, 2019 10:57 pm

To Cosmic_Jumper: The PO apparently thought they knew something about electricity and tried to add extra lights. Some of the wires in the tail have been cut and the ends twisted together or wirenutted. I’ve already pulled out a handful of wires that go nowhere. And I’m going to be spending time w a soldering iron and some shrink tubing.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeThu Aug 15, 2019 11:10 pm

Welcome from Norfolk, VA! I love the Helix, owned 2 of them.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 16, 2019 5:47 am

DustyTrails8749 wrote:
... snipped ... The PO apparently thought they knew something about electricity and tried to add extra lights. Some of the wires in the tail have been cut and the ends twisted together or wirenutted.

Long shot guess here but the PO likely had wired a top case with lights. Likely kept the top case and decided to leave the rat's nest for the next owner ... that'd be you.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 16, 2019 6:11 am

Dusty,

Welcome from Nova Scotia !

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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 16, 2019 8:52 pm

Welcome Dusty! I had a 1979 cx 500, 1983 cx 650 ( for a very short time!), this past Wed. picked up a 1981 gl 500 Silverwing. Love those motors! Whoops, also have a 2013 Silverwing. So, hello from Iowa. Paul
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeSat Aug 17, 2019 7:06 pm

Welcome and enjoy new ride. Taillight harness is not that difficult to remove. Check on EBAY might fine one cheap and not have to repair anything.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeSat Aug 17, 2019 10:00 pm

Indeed, Welcome Dusty small moped

It seems every Goldwing I ever had in my old shop had owner devastated wiring.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeSat Aug 17, 2019 10:04 pm

Hi Dusty and Welcome to the BEST SWing site on the net.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeSun Aug 18, 2019 1:57 am

Hi Dusty, and welcome from Colorful Colorado!
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeSun Aug 18, 2019 2:09 am

Welcome Dusty, enjoy the Forum. Loads of help on here and all friendly. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeSun Aug 18, 2019 11:53 am

Welcome Dusty from Tucson,AZ the oven state. I'm sure you'll get the wiring figured out if you have some electrical skills, A service manual will be of great assistance -good luck.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeSun Aug 18, 2019 5:36 pm

Dusty, Helm Inc reprints Honda service manuals and owners manuals for the Silverwing. Right now they are out of stock with the service manual but are supposed to have more soon. Good idea if anyone wants a service manual to keep a look out at Helm by selecting the service manual and getting on the list to have them notify you when they are in stock again.

The more people we can get on the list the sooner they're likely to make another printing of it. If anyone is just thinking about a manual it might be a good idea to get on the list because with no new Silverwings in the US they might quit printing the manuals for them.

Their manuals are copies of the original Honda shop manual, they are licensed from Honda to make reprints.
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeMon Aug 19, 2019 4:01 am

Online owners manual download here

http://owners.honda.com/assets/OWNERLINK/Model/own_man/powersports/scooter/2010/10_FSC600_A.PDF
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PostSubject: Re: New Member/Owner   New Member/Owner I_icon_minitimeTue Aug 20, 2019 12:02 am

Thanks for the post Max Q. I'd seen it before and forgot it. Old age and dementia. You have to be demented to ride two wheel machines among the semi's (that's a large diesel lorry with semi-trailer to you, Meldrew). They often throw up muck (known as mud on the Eastern side of the Atlantic). The stuff thrown up by large trucks carrying livestock during heavy rain is known as something else.
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