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Offline Cripes

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Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
on: April 26, 2013, 11:15:07 PM
Has anyone retrofitted a centre stand for their Crossrunner?

Bought an '04 VFR 800 centre stand off eBay and need to source all the bits before fitting it.

I think I'll need the following parts:
SPRING ASSY., MAIN STAND
SUB SPRING, MAIN STAND
RUBBER, MAIN STAND SPRING
PIPE, MAIN STAND PIVOT
PLATE, MAIN STAND SPRING
WASHER, PLAIN, 19MM
RUBBER C, STAND STOPPER
BOLT, FLANGE, 8X20
GASKET (BETWEEN DOWNPIPE/SILENCER)

Adds up to about £75 plus postage at official prices, unless anyone's got ideas to source cheaper bits or if they're available as a kit etc.

I'm going on a few longer trips so I think fitting the stand would be worthwhile.


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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #2 on: April 28, 2013, 09:19:27 PM

Ta for that - previously did a search for the word 'centre' in the title which is why that didn't show up!

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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #3 on: April 29, 2013, 03:34:13 PM
Try david silver spares on web.

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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #4 on: April 30, 2013, 09:30:03 AM
I bought an SW Motech centre stand £100 - very easy to fit and you DONT have to touch the exhaust pipe it fits on easily around it. Well worth it!!

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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #5 on: May 01, 2013, 07:26:53 AM
*Originally Posted by leathers999 [+]
I bought an SW Motech centre stand £100 - very easy to fit and you DONT have to touch the exhaust pipe it fits on easily around it. Well worth it!!

Now that sounds like a better option...is it still available for around that price?

Also, I see there's the Honda one offered on eBay, but the SW Motech one 'looks' appreciably lighter?

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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #6 on: May 14, 2013, 06:51:59 PM
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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #7 on: May 15, 2013, 06:45:37 AM
*Originally Posted by lenny w [+]

Shame I missed that - would've been perfect!

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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #8 on: September 19, 2013, 05:18:35 PM
I've just bought a vtec centre stand assembly from ebay, will let you all know how fitting goes when it arrives :)

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Re: Centre stand - who's retrofitted it?
Reply #9 on: September 20, 2013, 07:59:53 AM
I have and its great. Lubing the chain is tricky without it.