Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Welcome to the Silverwing 600 Forum. We ask that you be polite and PLEASE GIVE US THE COURTESY of introducing yourself on your 1st post. The members are friendly and helpful so just have fun.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» what grade of fuel does everyone use?
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Yesterday at 3:56 pm

» Hello from Liverpool
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby Dale N. Yesterday at 3:52 pm

» ABS Light Fail To Extinguish First Time Around
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby Loosemarbles Yesterday at 4:42 am

» It's Too Loud
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby Loosemarbles Yesterday at 4:36 am

» Speedometer lights and onboard buttons not working
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby MUCHoldERwingguy Tue Nov 29, 2022 7:55 am

» Picking up a Silverwing with physical limitations?
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby winged warrior Sat Nov 26, 2022 5:59 pm

» ducati muffler on silverwing
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby Cosmic_Jumper Fri Nov 25, 2022 8:20 pm

» For Forks Sake!
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby SWingSteve Wed Nov 23, 2022 10:09 pm

» Forza Life
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby Meldrew Wed Nov 23, 2022 12:19 pm

» Blue Ridge parkway foilage
Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeby zrx212 Tue Nov 22, 2022 5:31 pm

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
 

 Year for best MPG?

Go down 
5 posters
AuthorMessage
Tone
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
Tone


Number of posts : 60
Age : 76
Location : Northamptonshire, UK
Points : 3002
Registration date : 2014-11-20

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 7:05 pm

Hi, i see from reading around various topics that an 02 sensor was fitted in 2008 which increases fuel economy. Does anyone know which model number this was fitted from and if there is any other way of identifying a 2008 bike with 02 sensor? There seem to be a lot of 2008 bikes with low mileage on offer in the UK at the moment.
Back to top Go down
Cosmic_Jumper
Site Admin
Cosmic_Jumper


Number of posts : 4304
Age : 79
Location : damn near Philadelphia, PA
Points : 9898
Registration date : 2009-06-12

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 7:33 pm

The O2 sensor is attached to (screwed into) the inlet of the muffler. You should see a wiring cable from that location (under the muffler inlet pipe heat shield) going into the body.

Tim
Back to top Go down
JeffR
Site Admin
JeffR


Number of posts : 2593
Age : 63
Location : Bay Area, Ca
Points : 7936
Registration date : 2008-12-19

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 7:34 pm

I thought all 2008's and newer had the O2 sensor.
Back to top Go down
https://www.silverwing600.com
Cosmic_Jumper
Site Admin
Cosmic_Jumper


Number of posts : 4304
Age : 79
Location : damn near Philadelphia, PA
Points : 9898
Registration date : 2009-06-12

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 7:44 pm

I think that the OP may have been trying to determine if the O2 sensor upgrade was done as a mid-year upgrade --and, if so, from what VIN or Engine Serial number forward was that change in effect.
Back to top Go down
model28a
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
model28a


Number of posts : 2085
Age : 69
Location : St.Pete.FL.
Points : 6836
Registration date : 2010-02-03

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 8:19 pm

All the 08s I've seen have had the O2 sensor but I've only seen US models.  Year for best MPG? Dontknow
Back to top Go down
jmaslak
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider



Number of posts : 252
Location : Golden, CO, USA
Points : 4088
Registration date : 2012-06-15

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 11:01 pm

FWIW, I have an '07 and '12 in the family. The '07 has no O2 sensor, but gets pretty much identical mileage to the '12 (mid 50's MPG, US Gallons).
Back to top Go down
model28a
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
model28a


Number of posts : 2085
Age : 69
Location : St.Pete.FL.
Points : 6836
Registration date : 2010-02-03

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSat Feb 21, 2015 11:45 pm

I have an 07 and two 08s and think my 08s get a little better mileage. The difference isn't any more than two to four MPG. If I run them hard in town stop and go traffic all three can get mid 40s. If I'm riding slow country roads and no stop and go traffic I'll get mid 50s with all three. So even with both pre O2 sensor and post O2 sensor it's hard to really know for sure if one gets better mileage. When I go on long rides with a friend that has an 03 and we fill our tanks at the same time my 08s always get better mileage. I haven't ridden my 07 on any long rides with my friend yet but when I do I'll let people know If there's any difference.
Back to top Go down
Tone
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider
Tone


Number of posts : 60
Age : 76
Location : Northamptonshire, UK
Points : 3002
Registration date : 2014-11-20

Year for best MPG? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Year for best MPG?   Year for best MPG? I_icon_minitimeSun Feb 22, 2015 10:54 am

Thanks, guys that helps - the problem is sometimes a bike can be a previous year's model but not registered until the following year and as said some mods are made mid-year - so I was hoping for a definite date or VIN no. to identify a modded machine but I guess the cable is a giveaway.
Back to top Go down
 
Year for best MPG?
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Year Over Year Model Changes
» New Year's Day
» HAPPY NEW YEAR
»  Happy New Year
» First Ride of the Year

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: