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This summer I bought what I believe is a 2000 Canadian Special Edition Wing. From what I have read and heard, this bike has the adjustable air ride suspension in the front forks. I wanted to check and adjust the air setting yesterday and checked my Clymer manual before starting. It says and shows that for the SE model. you unscrew the fork cap and should be able to see the air nozzle, and that the other models do not have that, and when you take off the fork cap you will see end that requires the hax shaped key to open. Imagine my surprise when I took the cap of my bike and found the hex shaped end!

Can someone clarify for me before I go any further as to whether or not I have the air ride front end? I'm confused.
 

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hi reiny no you dont have the air fill system dont remove the hex caps or you will get a smack in the head when the springs pop out just looking at the photo that fader is in the wrong place can you show me a picture of the hole bike up close
 

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I thought the SE's also came standard with the running lights on the lower cowl?:?
 

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Ya, I wondered that as well. I think I'm gonna visit the local Honda shop and try and get some answers there.
 

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Good luck with it....still a sweet looking ride, but I know if you paid for and was lead to believe it was a SE, that is what your wanting!!
 

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Well.............just got my answer. Talked to the local Honda shop and they tell me the front air suspension was never available in a Canadian version of any Wing. The Clymer manual is either incorrect, or is indicating a US model without clarifying the differences.

Now I know. The only adjustability for the front forks then is to replace the springs and/or change the front end oil. Guess I'll be doing both sometime in the future.

They suggested using 15 weight oil in the front end.
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The air caps can be purchased (new/used) and installed... There are no other changes in the body of the fork to adress the conversion to an "air fork".

Just a thought, and the caps are used on quite a few Hondas, so locating a clean used set is not difficult. First step to "adjustable" for a minimal investment, and you have teh opportunity to service you fork-oil as you install them :)

Beautiful bike too !
 

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Hi All,



Has anyone tried running lower weight 10 oil in the frontend ??



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