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post #1 of 10 Old 09-06-2010, 06:25 AM Thread Starter
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kickstand spring question?

What's the function of the rubber tube on the kickstand spring?

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post #2 of 10 Old 09-06-2010, 06:48 AM
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What's the function of the rubber tube on the kickstand spring?
I think it is there to cut down on spring vibration, which could lead to a spring failure.

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It's actually to cover the coils so objects don't get pinched in them. Objects like say.. shoe laces or pant legs.

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Only if oversprayed by WD40 being used as chain cleaner and lube.

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The PHOBSTAND doesn't have one! should I put one on?

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So far motocycho's reason sounds most plausible. Any other entries?

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So far motocycho's reason sounds most plausible. Any other entries?
Oh.. crap! I was just guessing.

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