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Offline Y2K18

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centerstand assy.
« on: March 14, 2019, 03:16:31 PM »
So my centerstand arrived today, a day early. Step 1 is install this damned rubber damper in a bracket. How in the world do you get it in there?? Here I thought the spring was the hard part.

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2019, 03:36:32 PM »
Been answered before here, lube it with liquid dish detergent, works a treat.

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2019, 04:22:16 PM »
*Originally Posted by exhdrdr [+]
Been answered before here, lube it with liquid dish detergent, works a treat.

Nope, no go ... BUT soaking the rubber in hot water did the trick.

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2019, 08:07:06 PM »
Also use a long socket and a vice, worked for me, but yes it was harder than the spring.

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2019, 11:01:09 PM »
I just ordered mine and I thank you for pointing out these issues before I get mine.    I am sure I will figure it out.  Was thinking using some Armor All to make it more slippery going into this bracket thing? 

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2019, 11:53:18 PM »
*Originally Posted by IndyTom [+]
I just ordered mine and I thank you for pointing out these issues before I get mine.    I am sure I will figure it out.  Was thinking using some Armor All to make it more slippery going into this bracket thing?

I tried a dab of grease before I posted. Next up I tried dish soap, still no. Hot water just below boiling temp softened it up and made  it easier to install.

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2019, 11:59:07 PM »
Maybe try alcohol ! Works for getting into some tight spots   :745:       

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2019, 12:52:48 AM »
*Originally Posted by HPFM [+]
Maybe try alcohol ! Works for getting into some tight spots   :745:       

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2019, 07:44:44 AM »
Just a dab of dish detergent and the back end of a small spoon did the job for me :152:

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Re: centerstand assy.
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2019, 02:03:08 PM »
*Originally Posted by Stosskraft [+]
Also use a long socket and a vice, worked for me, but yes it was harder than the spring.

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and some drops of fluid like WD40 or something else
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