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So, I recently upgraded from a 2002 Vulcan 800 to a left-over 2013 Voyager and, first of all, I couldn't be happier. Second, I'm looking for information about longer kickstands for these bikes. I never thought to measure the lean angle of the 800 when it was on its stand, but I know it wasn't as steep as this Voyager's. I measured the lean angle of a 2014 Victory XC Tour and it's just at 8 or 9 degrees. The Voyager is at 15 degrees when it's on its stand. It might not seem like much, but that's a lot in my opinion. Even on flat ground, I take extra care to lean this bike over on its stand at the end of the day because I almost freak out that it's going to keep on going.

I thought I'd remedy this by find a longer stand for it. But, I haven't found anything about anyone else doing this. Anyone have some info on doing this?

Edit: Just found this thread about changing the stand out for one from an older 1500. http://www.vulcanforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23584
 

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Yep, have the one for the 1500 on mine and so do a lot in here.
 

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Thanks, Bubba. I read through the comments on that old post and it gets kind of confusing, but it seems everyone was singling out the 34024-1330 stand. I'd like to find one if anyone has one lying around that doesn't have any scratches, or would love someone to point me to somewhere that sells them brand new for cheaper than I've been able to find on CheapCycleParts.com and WorldOfPowersports.com.
 

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I traided in the 900lt for the voyager 2013 priced side stand at my dealer in Des Moines Pre 2006 1500/1600 side stand #34024-1330. $75.00 found one on eBay $25.00 ordered it and install was easy...stand bike up on jack or blocks put side stand down put pennies between the coils of the spring when you raise side stand spring will fall off remove nut from hinge bolt and thread out bolt (bolt threads into back of stand support and than bolt locks it in place) remove original side stand align switch lever up with stem on longer side stand and replace bolt and nut put side stand up hook spring ends and when you put side stand back down you can remove pennies and your done. makes a big difference even had a vaquero owner that I know from the dealership hit me up at a local bike night for the info they just ordered it from dealer and loves it look on eBay for "kawasaki side stands"
 

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Thanks, MidIA900LT. I'll look around on ebay then. The cheapest I've found online so far was $70 from Partzilla.com. Never heard of those guys, though, so I don't know how sketchy they might or might not be.
 

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Mine came from Pinwall. (ebay) I have got a lot of used parts from those guys. Including radiators... You can look them up with a Google search. And you can email them and ask if they have a certain part.
 

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Thanks for the recommendations, Bubba. I found a stand from an '03 Nomad, part number 34024-1330 for $15 +shipping. Went ahead and bought it.
 

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Time to get the pennies out
I'm cheap... I used a few washers.

Well worth the time, a few dollars (even a few pennies) though. The improvement was even more noticeable down here, where we ride (and park) on the left side of the road.

Grease the mount up well before you bolt the stand on too. I've not heard that 1700's suffer the same elongated mount issue the 1500's & 1600's had, but it certainly can't hurt to keep it greased?
 

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I took a pic of old post with this list of bikes that stand came on.
 

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Posted by 11NOMAD....................
According to Babbitt's Online the kickstand # 34024-1330 was used on all these bikes:

VN1500-D1 Vulcan 1500 Classic (1996)
VN1500-D2 Vulcan 1500 Classic (1997)
VN1500-E1 Vulcan 1500 Classic (1998)
VN1500-E2 Vulcan 1500 Classic (1999)
VN1500-E3 Vulcan 1500 Classic (2000)
VN1500-E4 Vulcan 1500 Classic (2001)
VN1500-E5 Vulcan 1500 Classic (2002)
VN1500-E6 Vulcan 1500 Classic (2003)
VN1500-E7 Vulcan 1500 Classic (2004)
VN1500-G1 Vulcan 1500 Nomad (1999)
VN1500-G1A Vulcan 1500 Nomad (1999)
VN1500-G2A Vulcan 1500 Nomad (2000)
VN1500-G3 Vulcan 1500 Nomad (2001)
VN1500-J1 Vulcan 1500 Drifter (1999)
VN1500-J2 Vulcan 1500 Drifter (2000)
VN1500-L1 Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi (2000)
VN1500-L2 Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi (2001)
VN1500-L3 Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi (2002)
VN1500-L4 Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi (2003)
VN1500-L5 Vulcan 1500 Nomad Fi (2004)
VN1500-N1 Vulcan 1500 Classic Fi (2000)
VN1500-N2 Vulcan 1500 Classic Fi (2001)
VN1500-N3 Vulcan 1500 Classic Fi (2002)
VN1500-P1 Vulcan 1500 Mean Streak (2002)
VN1500-P2 Vulcan 1500 Mean Streak (2003)
VN1500-R1 Vulcan 1500 Drifter (2001)
VN1500-R2 Vulcan 1500 Drifter (2002)
VN1500-R3 Vulcan 1500 Drifter (2003)
VN1500-R4 Vulcan 1500 Drifter (2004)
VN1600-A1 Vulcan 1600 Classic (2003)
VN1600-A2 Vulcan 1600 Classic (2004)
VN1600-B1 Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak (2004)
VN1600-B2 Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak (2005)
VN1600-D1 Vulcan 1600 Nomad (2005)
VN1600B6F Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak (2006)
VN1600B7F Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak (2007)
VN1600B8F Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak (2008)
VN1600D6F Vulcan 1600 Nomad (2006)
VN1600D7F Vulcan 1600 Nomad (2007)
VN1600D7FA Vulcan 1600 Nomad (2007)
VN1600D8F Vulcan 1600 Nomad (2008)
VN1600D8FA Vulcan 1600 Nomad (2008)
VN1600F6F Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak (2006)
VN1600G6F Vulcan 1600 Nomad (2006)
 

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Hey guys. So, I said in a post earlier that I ordered a 34024-1330 stand on eBay that was off of a 2003 Nomad. It came in today and I put it on. Wanted to share photos of the difference in lean angle pre- and post-install.

Also, thanks a heap to MidIA900LT for the pennies tip. That really helped out with getting the spring back on. The entire job is definitely a two-man ordeal. I used my father's garage and had him help keep the bike up off the stand while we made the change.

I didn't expect to notice that much of a difference, but let me tell ya, it's a world of difference with the longer stand on there.

The factory stand 34024-0014 is in great shape if anyone wants to buy it. I've only had the bike for a week so there's only a couple light scratches on the shiny part.

Before: With stock 34024-0014 stand. (Photo says 15 degrees, read that as a 75 degree angle instead. 15 degs is the how steep the grade is if you lay a level flat on the seat while the bike is leaning over)



After: With the 2003 Nomad stand 34024-1330. (Same as above, read as 80 degree angle instead.)

 

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Glad to help I like the before and after pics I was nervous the fist few times I used the linger stand but after a few time you realize it ok unless your on a slope
 

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Awesome I need to do this for sure. Though I would say your angles are probably more like 75 and 80. 10 degree angle where you have it referenced would make that thing really hard to get off the stand! :)
 

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Yeah, I was using my phone's built-in level app to measure the angle of lean and put that down in the photos. Didn't think it through all the way until after I had already 'shopped the angles onto the photos.


Sent from Motorcycle.com Free App
 

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Thanks for this useful information.

I just replaced my 2013 Voyager stock kickstand with a 1999 Nomad version, per the chart provided. The replacement looks like new and only cost $13, including shipping, from ebay.

It made a great improvement, thanks again.
 

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With the wet snow that's falling outside and the temp at 33 degrees it doesn't seem like I'll be using the scoot much more this year.
I changed the stock stand over to the 34024-1330 last week even though it will most likely only get used next spring.
For us winter's a comin'.
 

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Fortunately, I was able to ride yesterday with the 'new' kickstand, because last night we had 3" of the fluffy stuff.

(Today I added the battery hookup for the heated clothing, but still have to wait for the roads to clean up a bit before going anywhere.)

Hibernation time is fast approaching, but your kickstand will be waiting for you in the spring.
 
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