The Silver Wing — and its more lavishly equipped partner the Silver Wing Interstate — were introduced in 1981. The bike was a mess when I picked it up, definitely years of neglect. She also likes the capacity of the trunk and saddlebags in case she needs to pick up a bottle of chardonnay for dinner. It had developed stress cracks over the years and become nearly as brittle as glass, with one section of the cowling breaking off entirely. Been garaged pretty much it's whole life. Before you buy this bike, you should view the list of Compare technical specs.
Or anywhere you would be speaking. It has 32,781 miles on the odometer right now. I thought, who needs liquid cooling, shaft drive and air adjustable suspension front and rear? The Interstate included a large factory fairing, hard saddlebags, and a trunk. There is a current t. There were a few issues I was still working out.
There are no cracks in the bodywork or tears in the saddles. This made the Silver Wing look like a miniature. Seat can be configured for driver only or two-up riding. . Everything is there, and everything works as it should. Well, 34 years later the baby Wing is going strong.
Shaft drive added practicality for long, long highway miles with minimal maintenance. The instrumentation is improved with the introduction of a fuel gauge and like the rest of the bike, a much updated appearance. Squeezing the lever gradually brings on gradual deceleration; pull hard, stop hard. It pulls strong and smooth. The engine runs great with no known issues. While this improved engine aspiration and performance, Honda made no attempt to conceal the design and as a result, it creates the appearance that the rocker covers were put on the engine askew.
One of the few things that time has seemed to take a toll on is the plastic from which the rear cowling is molded on the detachable seat. Related bikes List for comparison of specs. The five-speed transmission is an easy-to-use, positive shifting thing that in my mind could have been improved in only one way—the addition of a sixth speed. Runs well, everythying in top shape. The tires are good, changed not long ago, with plenty of thread. Returns Accepted: Returns Accepted Refund will be given as: Money Back Item must be returned within: 30 Days Return policy details: -Product must be returned within 30 days of purchase - no exceptions.
Also, the intake tubes are different; theyre shorter and straighter designed to improve flow. This unit runs well and carries my wife and I without issue. Original factory fairing, saddle bags and trunk. 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. Greetings A little help please.
The turbocharger, at peak boost providing approximately 19 psi boost nearly doubles the power output of the engine. The dual shock models use a single tube backbone whereas the later Pro-Link models employed a triple tube backbone. Has fairing, saddle bags and the larger trunk plus a trunk relocator so the trunk and optional back seat can both be attached at the same time. The smaller commuter box was an option, but if you wanted to go traveling, you might as well go big. I take 5 Mc mags for several years. Compression ratio and redline were both lowered a bit, and the factory was claiming 40 lb-ft of torque.
Power is transferred by an enclosed splined with one. The trunk was interchangeable with the back seat—the bike is rider-only with the trunk installed, although there was an aftermarket extender available to allow the trunk to be mounted behind the passenger seat. Fresh oil change, and coolant flush. Bike runs and rides as new. Less expensive and less weight, the 650 Interstate weighed a good 200 pounds less than the 1100 Interstate.