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Old 03-12-2016, 04:31 PM
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Anyone in the Portland Oregon area,I really could use some help right now my bike is stuck on blocks and I can't see any way to get jacked back up. This is my first bike I've ever owned, it was a garage fine and I've been rebuilding it for the last month and a half. So what happened is I jacked it up with a bottle jack and got the front tire off and had blocks under it just in case somehow it slipped and it did that when it slipped and slid backwards and now I can't get my jacket back Under it.
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Old 03-12-2016, 05:03 PM
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Old 03-12-2016, 07:17 PM
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Anyone in the Portland Oregon area,I really could use some help right now my bike is stuck on blocks and I can't see any way to get jacked back up. This is my first bike I've ever owned, it was a garage fine and I've been rebuilding it for the last month and a half. So what happened is I jacked it up with a bottle jack and got the front tire off and had blocks under it just in case somehow it slipped and it did that when it slipped and slid backwards and now I can't get my jacket back Under it.
Easy-peasy........rock it backwards on centerstand and block it under the oil filter housing.
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Old 03-12-2016, 07:29 PM
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Old 03-12-2016, 07:31 PM
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The bike doesn't have a center stand it just has a kickstand.can you guys tell me where are the safe points on the bike that I can jack it up from
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Old 03-12-2016, 07:41 PM
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The bike doesn't have a center stand it just has a kickstand.can you guys tell me where are the safe points on the bike that I can jack it up from
With some help keeping it steady, frame or motor is fine.......c'mon, use you imagination.
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Old 03-12-2016, 07:42 PM
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Like I said in my original post this is literally my first motorcycle. I just didn't want to take a chance on damaging the bike I've been working so hard to restore
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Old 03-12-2016, 11:41 PM
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you have access to a floor jack and someone to steady the bike? a scissor jack from your car may also be an option. use one side of the frame and have your helper rock it to the side with the jack and kick the blocks from under it.
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Old 03-12-2016, 11:44 PM
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Thank you guys all for the advice. I may ask some stupid questions on here now and then as I get this bike finished up but I'd like to say that this form has been a lifesaver and getting my bike put back together. And honestly there is nothing like the sound the first time I fired it up after I rebuilt the carb knowing that I did that.
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