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
» Side stand “shoe”
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby GHM-PM Today at 8:12 pm

» Hi fellow silverwingers, I'm gordie
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby gordie Today at 4:47 pm

» Givi TB19 backrest and OEM Honda backbox
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby Japcati Today at 4:30 pm

» Parts List for Up-dating Glove Box Covers
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby pipapakigrafo Today at 3:32 pm

» Tell us a joke
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Today at 2:21 pm

» SW warm up?
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Today at 1:57 pm

» breaking 2004 abs scoot in uk
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby Siataukreg Today at 11:52 am

» GIVI Backrest TB19
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby Japcati Today at 11:01 am

» What did you do to your SW today.
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby Easyrider Today at 4:20 am

» HayvenMoses
Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Yesterday at 10:41 pm

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
 

 Barney luv...

Go down 
2 posters
AuthorMessage
moonshiner
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
moonshiner

Number of posts : 93
Age : 52
Location : TN
Points : 3763
Registration date : 2011-08-06

Barney luv... Empty
PostSubject: Barney luv...   Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeFri Sep 16, 2011 1:58 am

Barney luv...LOL, thanks to all the tutorials ,i have did most of the maintenance on Barney, i have been mechanic all my life , mostly bikes and cars , but being this is my first scooter i found all the tips / tricks and pictorials very handy , to be quite honest i didn't have the slightest idea on how to get the back rim off and where the air filter was LOL .... the first thing he needed was a rear tire thanks to a nail hole and two "hens egg" sized knots , so i bought a metzeler feel free for 60 bucks on sale , and some motion pro rim protectors + tire irons and went to town , the shop wanted 60 bucks just to put the tire on the rim and it was off the bike , why i remember when i could get both tires changed for that and they took them off the bike , i have always changed my own tires except when i was just being lazy or in a hurry or just stranded and had to pay to get it done ,a little soap and some friendly persuasion it went on easy enough , i balanced it by putting the red dot away from the valve stem and the lead weight , i have paid for worse balancing, i also changed the oil and filter with mobile 1 synthetic , changed the tranny oil , checked the coolant ,brake fluids and air filter , whats left to do ? what about the belt and the clutch ? where can you buy new belts and clutch rebuilds ? barney has 18,000 on the clock i would think at least the belt needs replaced , i plan to replace the spark plugs and put on a new front tire over the winter ..

thanks
Keith
Back to top Go down
Donodii
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
Donodii

Number of posts : 45
Age : 47
Location : St. Louis, MO
Points : 3845
Registration date : 2011-03-10

Barney luv... Empty
PostSubject: Re: Barney luv...   Barney luv... I_icon_minitimeFri Sep 16, 2011 4:41 am

Sounds good and the cheap route cheers ,,,,If you want extra practice, I have some newly cracked tuperware to practice on. Crying or Very sad

Back to top Go down
 
Barney luv...
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Junior Championship semi-final Milltown vs Robertstown
» £3,000 Jed-Forest Sprint on this weekend & RESULTS
» VRTA Survey - Asafa
» trout stocking for this week 02/09/14

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