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My kickstand rattles quite a lot. The bolt is tight. Not sure if the spring is stretched or if someone put on the wrong spring. I've done a search and haven't found much discussion about the kickstands. Anyone have a similar problem or a good solution?
 

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Hardened valve shims will take up the slack.
 

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Hardened valve shims will take up the slack.


Thanks lizrdbrth I think I see what you mean. The shims go between the stand and the mounting bracket is that correct? I can see now that the spring has nothing to do with why it is rattling. Though it is tight when down it is only loose when it is up.
 

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Right. IIRC the smooth part of the shoulder bolt is 14mm, so smallblock Chevy shims should work. Machine shops sometimes toss used ones.
 
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