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Old 02-14-2013, 05:37 PM   #20739
Brace for collision!
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Originally Posted by dljocky View Post
I took the kickstand off, and closed the gap where it attaches. I get on the DR like a horse, and I was told that can spread the gap open. It worked, I have a good little gap between the kickstand and the swingarm now. I also stopped by Redline and spoke to their welder, he said it was an easy fix. He also said I didn't need it fixed and not to worry about it.

Any thoughts?
My welder friend fixed a similar problem on an XR600 in 5 minutes. In my case, the stand wore through the side of the swingarm. The REAL problem is the shitty design of Japanese side stands.
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