Originally Posted by daviethebiker
Thank you davek181. I had tried the bottle jack yesterday and again today, even after loosening the other engine mount, but I just couldn't get it to fit. After taking a little break and relaxing I went out and the swingarm went in with a little extra push and jiggling. I went to assemble the pro-link and noticed I had another stripped nut for one of the linkage bolts. The linkage is cleaned, regreased and assemble, just need the last nut to finish. Riding days are with me again !
A little late but I found the swing arm goes in really easy if you pull it through from in front of it's mount point rather than pushing it in through the back. Don't know if that trick works with the motor in though.