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One of my mates just purchased a 01 400 and the side stand is absolute crap. when folded down it sits in to close to the bike and a slight breeze is enough to knock it over surely theres a better way. what mods are there to fix it?

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Sounds like the mounting plate is bent. It should hold the bike up well. Just don't use the stand to kickstart the bike or on soft ground.Brap Offroad sells bigger feet for the stand for better soft ground performance.

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I'm not sure if Brap is still selling these brackets. But even if they are, mine only worked for about 6 months before it too bent and became useless. After trying various bolts, brackets and pads, I finally found a permanent fix. The Pro-Moto-Billet kickstand. This is the kickstand that KTM should have made. It is expensive, but it works great.

http://www.promotobillet.com/shop/category.asp?catid=17

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