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Old 03-25-2013, 06:13 AM   #16586
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Originally Posted by mitchn06 View Post
question for anybody that has had their swingarm off: when i pulled the swingarm bolt out, the swingarm was free to move about, i was under the impression that the "special tool" was required to remove the special castle bolts what are some thoughts on this??
The internal castle nut holds the swing arm, the external castle nut locks the internal one. This should hold the swingarm in place without the bolt being inserted.

This is my swingarm, looks similar to both yours and Sean-O's. They are easily repaired.

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