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No kidding. The **** thing should be stock. I mean, everything else in this class and price point seems to (and they even have cruise control!)

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I'm not sure this is right place to post this, but I have new, still in the never opened box, center stand for a 2018-2019 ATAS for sale if anyone is interested? Part # 08M70-MKK-D21. Located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
 

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I'm not sure this is right place to post this, but I have new, still in the never opened box, center stand for a 2018-2019 ATAS for sale if anyone is interested? Part # 08M70-MKK-D21. Located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
Hi Stock Jock--I responded over on your other post, but just in case:

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I called them and they discovered that I had a model for a 2017 base model that didn't match either of the two listed part numbers for my bike and that they would swap it, but I would have to pay more for the ATAS version and they will remove and reinstall it for 200 dollars. I was not able to convince them to do it on their dime as it is the most recent in a series of mistakes that have led to many, many hours spent after purchase to get the bike to where it should have been off the showroom floor.

I wonder if a lowering link would actually make this shorter center stand a better fit. I remember my lowered Vstrom wouldnt work unless you shortened the center stand.
I highly recommend that you DON'T change the suspension linkage geometry to solve a problem you should not be having. Two wrongs don't make a right. The suspension linkage is carefully designed to ensure load and articulation are correct for the bike and riding style expected for for an ADV bike. Go solve the centerstand issue.
 
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