Alright, I definitely have more (much more) important things to do....but when you get something in your brain, man I tell you it's hard to drop. So I went back down there & tore it all back down. it turns out the culprit was the center-stand. The swing arms was resting on the center stand left mount where it bolts to the frame through the foot peg. Has anyone dealt with this issues before? The only thing I can think of is putting in spacers to add the quarter inch or to grind down the bracket. I've attached a picture for your reference! Maybe it won't be an issue when the bike is off the stand & under-weight? because the shock will be depressed?-------Yea, that sounds right. Or, am I just asking for problems later? Thanks team.