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Ordered and received longer kickstand replacement for my 09 nomad as recommended by this site. A 17mm socket or wrench fits the bolt that secures the kickstand but nothing i have in my toolbox can get purchase on the nut so i can loosen the bolt. Is there a special tool for that nut? I'd hate to take it to the dealer for this. Thanks.
 

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Looks like a nylon lock nut from what I can see in the service manual. It says to replace it when removed. I would us a crescent wrench on one and turn the other with your socket wrench if you don't have the proper size.
 

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That nut is a jam nut, take it loose and off before removing the bolt. The bolt threads into the kickstand and the nut jams the bolt to keep it tight. You might have to also remove the kickstand safety switch to make room.
 
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