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Old 11-16-2006, 09:56 PM   #9
viverrid
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Joined: Jan 2004
Location: Western Mass
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Originally Posted by Basher
...I'm currious what he did about his kickstand. VFR870 said cut 2" I'm only cuting 5/8" out and am concered it will be too much....
Can you bend the kickstand instead? That's what I did when I lowered a different bike for my wife. Would have been smoother to heat it, but I just did it cold. Removed it from the bike, layed it between two somethings, and hit it with a 2-lb. hand sledge. Then later when we sold the bike and it had been returned to stock height, I straightened the kickstand in a similar way.
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