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PostSubject: Kick start a SilverWing?   Kick start a SilverWing? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 08, 2020 8:23 pm

I know, I'm still new to this, and I don't yet own a SW, but the question is beginning to bug me.

My first and last bike ( so far ) was a Tao Tao clone 50cc. I remember on that one, if the battery went out, there was a way to "kick start" it ( There was a lever that swung out on the drive side of the bike ), to at least get it moving. Is there a 3rd party kit for this for the SW and where / if not, then why not?

Just a mind bender for now, I know.

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PostSubject: Re: Kick start a SilverWing?   Kick start a SilverWing? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 08, 2020 9:51 pm

No kick start option and it will not compression start either. Why not ? it's not needed battery is easy enough to jump start if needed. Kick starters on newer street bikes are long gone.

Just buy a little jump pack and keep it under the seat or replace battery every 4 years or so .

I recommend REDFUEL SL1 Lithium Ion jump starter kit. It will even start your car and can charge a phone . Safer lithium iron starter much safer than others. Only draw back is cold temps. it will be weaker.
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PostSubject: Re: Kick start a SilverWing?   Kick start a SilverWing? I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 09, 2020 7:27 am

Mech 1 twa wrote:
No kick start option and it will not compression start either.    Why not ?  it's not needed battery is easy enough to jump start if needed.   Kick starters on newer street bikes are long gone.  

Just buy a little jump pack and keep it under the seat or replace battery every 4 years or so .

I recommend REDFUEL SL1 Lithium Ion jump starter kit.    It will even start your car and can charge a phone . Safer lithium iron starter much safer than others. Only draw back is cold temps. it will be weaker.  

bounce oh they will compression start ok, just accidentally hit the kill switch doing above 30 mph then get it back to run, don't ask how I know Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Kick start a SilverWing?   Kick start a SilverWing? I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 09, 2020 6:35 pm

You just caught it fast enough and engine was still turning. I tried coasting down a hill and was above 40 mph no start just wanted to try. Once varinator stops spinning its just unlocked and won't turn engine.
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