1982 GL500 SilverWing rear shock - Replacement options..?

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1982 GL500 SilverWing rear shock - Replacement options..?

#1 Unread post by Rdytoro » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:08 am

I am looking over a GL500 Silverwing (which I think maybe a better ride for ME than the Customs I have had at my house that I find too small)

The wing has a bad rear shock (I've only spoken to the current owner and not see the bike yet).

But before I get too involved in this bike -- is this a part that can be sourced in some way..? Aftermarket? real size replacement? OEM (nla?)

Anyone found a solution for this one. ..?

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Re: 1982 GL500 SilverWing rear shock - Replacement options..?

#2 Unread post by Gummiente » Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:20 am

Being as it is an 82, most of the parts have gone obsolete through Honda. That being said, your first stop should be at your dealer to see if there's a Hail Mary chance of one being in stock. If you're not already a member of a CX500/650 owners forum, you should sign up on one. Owners forums are the best sources of info specific to your bike and quite often there'll be advice on aftermarket parts there, too.
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Re: 1982 GL500 SilverWing rear shock - Replacement options..?

#3 Unread post by ZooTech » Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:09 am

I replaced one with a shock off a Yamaha V-Star 650. Pretty easy swap. It does drop the rear about an inch but for my customer that was a welcome change.

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Re: 1982 GL500 SilverWing rear shock - Replacement options..?

#4 Unread post by jamesonmount » Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:07 am

Rdytoro wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:08 am
I am looking over a GL500 Silverwing (which I think maybe a better ride for ME than the Customs I have had at my house that I find too small)

The wing has a bad rear shock (I've only spoken to the current owner and not see the bike yet).

But before I get too involved in this bike -- is this a part that can be sourced in some way..? Aftermarket? real size replacement? OEM (nla?)

Anyone found a solution for this one. ..?
Hello Friend!

I will immediately answer 2 your question.
First of all, about the motorcycle - don't hesitate and buy it. This is a good model, and the problem with the part will be easier to solve after you purchase the store.

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Re: 1982 GL500 SilverWing rear shock - Replacement options..?

#5 Unread post by Miles_Ha11 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:47 am

jamesonmount wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:07 am
Rdytoro wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:08 am
I am looking over a GL500 Silverwing (which I think maybe a better ride for ME than the Customs I have had at my house that I find too small)

The wing has a bad rear shock (I've only spoken to the current owner and not see the bike yet).

But before I get too involved in this bike -- is this a part that can be sourced in some way..? Aftermarket? real size replacement? OEM (nla?)

Anyone found a solution for this one. ..?
Hello Friend!

I will immediately answer 2 your question.
First of all, about the motorcycle - don't hesitate and buy it. This is a good model, and the problem with the part will be easier to solve after you purchase the store.
I hope that you are aware that this is an old thread. I am sure that he had managed to figure it out.

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Re: 1982 GL500 SilverWing rear shock - Replacement options..?

#6 Unread post by KarlLoyd » Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:06 am

jamesonmount wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:07 am
Rdytoro wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:08 am
I am looking over a GL500 Silverwing (which I think maybe a better ride for ME than the Customs I have had at my house that I find too small)

The wing has a bad rear shock (I've only spoken to the current owner and not see the bike yet).

But before I get too involved in this bike -- is this a part that can be sourced in some way..? Aftermarket? real size replacement? OEM (nla?)

Anyone found a solution for this one. ..?
Hello Friend!

I will immediately answer 2 your question.
First of all, about the motorcycle - don't hesitate and buy it. This is a good model, and the problem with the part will be easier to solve after you purchase the store.
Thanks for the information keep sharing such informative posts.

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