Center Stand

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Riche
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Center Stand

Postby Riche » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:06 am

Hi, What stops the centerstand from hitting the the chain? Is there a stop of some sort? .. think I have it missing at the moment what ever it is..
Please advise. Pics would be useful..

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Rich

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Re: Center Stand

Postby GeorgeSweety » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:35 am

Hi Riche, part number 18 in the link but have you still got the standard exhaust system?

https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... -a/muffler

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Re: Center Stand

Postby Riche » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:49 am

Thanks George,
That rubber stop, does it fit on the exhaust? I have 4into1 exhaust on my bike..

How is your bike coming along?

Rich

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Re: Center Stand

Postby Folsoml » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:19 am

Riche wrote:Thanks George,
That rubber stop, does it fit on the exhaust? I have 4into1 exhaust on my bike..

How is your bike coming along?

Rich


There is a tab on the original stock exhaust where the rubber stop fits. You may have to fabricate something for an aftermarket exhaust.
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Re: Center Stand

Postby Riche » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:15 am

Folsoml wrote:
Riche wrote:Thanks George,
That rubber stop, does it fit on the exhaust? I have 4into1 exhaust on my bike..

How is your bike coming along?

Rich


There is a tab on the original stock exhaust where the rubber stop fits. You may have to fabricate something for an aftermarket exhaust.


Thank you. Yes I wil have to fabricate something.

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Re: Center Stand

Postby GeorgeSweety » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:28 am

Riche wrote:Thanks George,
That rubber stop, does it fit on the exhaust? I have 4into1 exhaust on my bike..

How is your bike coming along?

Rich


Hi Riche, which one :lol: My CB650 Custom is now taxed and MOT'd, my Zephyr is still in bits, my Nighthawk isn't going anywhere until the Zephyr is done and out of the way and my Cafe project is still under the cover in my garden, it has been since the day I bought it :oops:
How's yours? if you are at the stage of fiddling with stands, you must be nearly there?

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Re: Center Stand

Postby MEHall » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:41 pm

I had the same problem on my bike:

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The fix is to take a flat aluminum metal. sort of, at least something that does not rust. :wink:

Then you bend one end 90 ⁰ and at the other end make a hole that fits the mount for the whole muffler mount. :wink:




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Re: Center Stand

Postby Riche » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:34 am

Thanks for the replies. I am tempted just to remove the center stand altogether.

This is more or less where I am at https://youtu.be/sP74eVILlbA

Hope the video works ..
I still need to buy an exhaust pipe (recommendations are welcome) and a few other small items.. also trying to source an inexpensive way of balancing the carbs..

Rich

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Re: Center Stand

Postby GeorgeSweety » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:13 am

Very nice Rich :D what's wrong with the exhaust on it?, though I couldn't really see it in the vid. I like the fume extractor system 8) I might rig something up like that myself but direct it under my compressor shed to try get rid of the bloody mice that have taken up residence :roll:

Have a look at this for a cheap carb balancer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaTRyHxvneY

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Re: Center Stand

Postby Riche » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:42 am

Thanks for the link George. I have seen similar before but just not sure of what to do yet .. I have borrowed a single airflow meter from a friend but its for car use really.

The exhaust is the orginal but dented and cut off and it looks bad..

I used to have a mouse issue too in another small shed I had, little buggers ate a tent and a few other garden soft furnishing before I caught them..

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Re: Center Stand

Postby GeorgeSweety » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:51 pm

Nice exhaust on ebay, I'd have considered it myself but its a hell of a drive for me and its collection only :(

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-Cb650z ... Sw9Z1ahbSr

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Re: Center Stand

Postby MEHall » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:41 pm

I think it would be more job to remove the stand than do what i suggested. :wink:

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The best place to attach a metal bar is the muffler mount i have marked on the picture.
And as i tried to explain, make hole big enough at one end where you will attach the bar at the muffler mount, then at the other end you bent it 90°. The lenght of the bar need to be so long it hold the stand down. :wink:




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Re: Center Stand

Postby Riche » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:57 am

Thanks for the exhaust find, Its a shame its not closer to me :( ..

Yes I agree probably easier just to make a bracket for the center stand.

Back to the carb sync's vacume thing, does anyone know what size thread the sync pipe adapters have to be to fit into the pd type carbs?

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Re: Center Stand

Postby GeorgeSweety » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:59 am

Hi Rich, not sure about thread size but this may help, this is the blanking screw, brass part is from a Morgan Carbtune, second pic is of it fitted to the carb.
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