After coming a slight wallow in very bumpy corners. I have been looking on the webs but am not good at this and do not really like using this thing. It is set up for a 205 lb without gear rider The bike is in good running order and as far as I know, the bike has never been down. The 25-liter saddlebags could hold a change of clothes. Carburetion was by a pair of big 35mm constant-velocity Keihins.
I love the alone time in my garage. Also, Honda was busily throwing itself body and soul into the V-4 world. Without a passenger saddle the tootsie-picking-up-possibilities were limited. It is a twin to the photo in this article: red in color, full fairing, and saddlebags plus trunk. The maintenance-friendly aspects of the 500 were made even more friendly on the 650, with an automatic cam-chain adjuster. Removal, installation, disassembly and assembly are the same as on previous models with the exception of the accelerator pump assembly and a limiter cap on the pilot screw.
Only needs front tire for fitness. Could use some new tires soon. My son's C10 project still needs to be completed. Runs well, everythying in top shape. Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride Fuel Capacity 3.
Seat can be configured for driver only or two-up riding. That's another thing I'm going to have to buy as well as a left fairing lower. All riders, regardless of size, found fault with the Silver Wing's riding position. Anyone want to adopt me? Or anywhere you would be speaking. The seat is padded and well shaped, and its fairly long front section allows the rider to shift position. The engine is a smooth as can be and pulls strongly through every gear. Too bad most of the stuff is outside.
The whole motorcycle market was depressed, warehouses were filling up everywhere, and prices were being cut beyond the bone. Paired it with a set of white revco riding pants and Zodiac boots. Your bike looks very nice. It was expertly maintained and in beautiful shape in metallic blue. This Retrospective article was printed in the February 2007 issue of Rider.
The 650 also has a new-design transmission with different ratios that help it get slightly better gas mileage than the 500 despite the extra displacement and additional 14 hp. They strengthened the big end of the connecting rods, the rod bolts, main bearings, cylinder studs, clutch and transmission, increased both the water- and oil-pump flow rates, and replaced the cam-driven radiator fan with a new electric, thermostatically triggered unit. Located in Water Valley Ms. A closer look turned up other points of departure. It also had the factory tail trunk that replaced the rear seat when you didn't near rear passenger space. The bike was a mess when I picked it up, definitely years of neglect.
The airbox is larger, too. Includes two helmets, service records, original tool kit, Honda owners manual, and Clymer and Haynes service manuals. This is not my first Clymer manual. North Mississippi , about 80 miles South of Memphis Tn. Includes two helmets, service records, original tool kit, Honda owners manual, and Clymer and Haynes service manuals. Damage to the semiconductors in the system may occur if the following precautions are not observed. Up front was a biggish frame-mounted fairing, reminiscent of the Vetter Windjammer, with a minimalist 1 inch of adjustment on the windscreen.
They include: Very large windscreenfront upper crash barOriginal Handlebars Rear shock still works Tall rear trunk; correct color match and key matched to bikeSmall trunk. The 650 was definitely a positive move on Hondas part. Since its debut in 1978, this unusual middleweight Vee has confounded those intent on pigeonholing the bike—one-dimensional labels such as special, tourer or sport bike just don't stick. The ComStar wheels ran tubeless tires, with a drum brake at the back, a disc on the front. Factory exhaust is in super condition.
Thanks again for the really great story. My best results were with the brass brush on a Dremmel, followed by the same polishing routine. Especially in Silverwing Interstate trim the 650 have much better power to move that fairly large bike. For example, the shape of the cam covers; the 650s are unique to this engine. It has air-adjustable front and rear suspension so you can tune it to your likes. I love bringing something back to life and saving it from the salvage yard.