Before you install your Weld-On Universal Motorcycle Kickstand
, you need your wheels/tires & ride height (forks, springer length) set up and installed the way you want. Any changes in your fork length or wheel size will change the geometry, which will change the lea of your bike. The higher the bike is raised, the more it will lean it over. Also, be sure your kickstand won't be under your engine case when it's in the up position! You'll need to flick it out with your toe!
You will need to support your bike to rest at the stance/lean you like best. You can use a cherry picker with a ratchet strap to support that lean.
Or you can stack a bunch of junk under your frame until you get that stance just right!
Depending on your kickstand placement, you may need to remove your engine to fully weld the stand to the frame. Before you full weld the stand, spot weld it into place and check the stance. Keep the straps attached, but loose, in case the spot weld gives out.
Now you're ready to fully weld the stand to your bike!
Have a good welder tackle this if you're a beginner. This weld job will be holding up the weight of your bike! Don't half ass this one!
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