Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, I am opening this site back up for new members. I closed it due to a few members complaining. Please just accept the site for what it is. The site is 'what it is'. We hope you enjoy the site. Please also join www.maxi-scoots.com
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Best MPG on Silverwing
by "Hi Yo" Today at 1:17 pm

» How the Internet started.............
by "Hi Yo" Today at 1:08 pm

» Heart bypass: Best wishes for a quick recovery
by Easyrider Yesterday at 10:46 pm

» Hi From Finland
by Tase Yesterday at 4:50 pm

» Surplus to requirements
by Loosebearing Yesterday at 1:58 pm

» Aussie Love Poem......
by Easyrider Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:43 pm

» What did you do to your SW today.
by cello33 Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:00 pm

» 2012 NOS Silverwing at 6 and 6
by Pastor Ron Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:45 pm

» Newbie to SW
by DickO Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:35 pm

» is this variator tool suitable for the SW?
by dekare Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:19 pm

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 Greetings from Houston

Go down 
AuthorMessage
BarryH
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 25
Location : Houston TX
Points : 686
Registration date : 2017-04-22

PostSubject: Greetings from Houston   Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:29 pm

Just bought an 05 Wing with 5800 miles on it. Overall good condition with some minor body work issues. Changed oil, changed the coolant, it seems to run ok. Injured in Iraq in 04 and just couldn't handle lifting the leg over a bike with the hip issue. Had over 40 bikes in the past and the wing runs decent but a little harsh on rough roads. The rear shocks are stock and they never work all that well so probably will change out and re-valve the forks at some point. Anyone in the area that needs assistance with mechanical issues give a shout.
Worked on just about everything under the son. full shop as well..
Ciao.
Baghdad Barry
Back to top Go down
Cosmic_Jumper
Site Admin
Cosmic_Jumper

Number of posts : 2873
Age : 75
Location : damn near Philadelphia, PA
Points : 6848
Registration date : 2009-06-12

PostSubject: Re: Greetings from Houston   Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:38 pm

Hello Barry

Thank you for your service. Welcome to the forum.

No re-valving to front suspension. Either change to a heavier fork oil, change the springs to Hyper Pros or both. You can also replace the rear shocks with Hagons.

Tim
Back to top Go down
Dale N.
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
Dale N.

Number of posts : 1091
Age : 72
Location : Princeton, MN
Points : 3011
Registration date : 2014-02-13

PostSubject: Re: Greetings from Houston   Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:38 pm

Hi Barry and welcome to the best SWing forum on the net.

Thank you for your service!!! Nam vet myself.

Lots of info here with people ready and willing to help.
Back to top Go down
cotetoi
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert


Number of posts : 665
Location : New Brunswick, Canada
Points : 2834
Registration date : 2013-06-27

PostSubject: Re: Greetings from Houston   Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:38 am

Barry, Welcome to the forum.
Looks like we could be using your expertise too !!
Always great to have mechanically minded and people who are knowledgeable about the SWing.
Jay.
Back to top Go down
Art
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 272
Location : Garwood Tx
Points : 1407
Registration date : 2015-12-25

PostSubject: Re: Greetings from Houston   Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:57 am

Welcome! just down the road from you in Garwood (NOT Garland) LOL
Back to top Go down
BarryH
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 25
Location : Houston TX
Points : 686
Registration date : 2017-04-22

PostSubject: Re: Greetings from Houston   Mon May 15, 2017 1:31 pm

Thanks for the comments >>> Please consider me a resource.. coming to Houston look me up..
Have a great week all...
Back to top Go down
Modernman1953
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 378
Location : Yuma, AZ
Points : 1393
Registration date : 2016-06-01

PostSubject: Re: Greetings from Houston   Mon May 15, 2017 1:38 pm

Hello from the Pacific North Wet.
Back to top Go down
 
Greetings from Houston
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» William Houston: Toronto media soft on Burke
» 2012 Red TT in Houston
» Houston Baptist Summer Camp July 8-12
» Houston marathon registration dates
» Houston Labor Day Weekend Tournament

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