Metal plate behind kick stand


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Metal plate behind kick stand

Postby fargofour » Mon Jul 20, 2015 3:52 pm



Hi,

On my 98 GL1500 SE there is a metal piece that is one of three pieces that cover the exhaust system on the left side. For the life of me I can't get the piece that sits behind the kickstand out so I can paint it.

Has anyone else removed this piece. On Western Honda's fiche it's on the muffler drawing, part number 16.

thanks,

Bud.



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Re: Metal plate behind kick stand

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:41 pm

fargofour wrote:Hi,

On my 98 GL1500 SE there is a metal piece that is one of three pieces that cover the exhaust system on the left side. For the life of me I can't get the piece that sits behind the kickstand out so I can paint it.

Has anyone else removed this piece. On Western Honda's fiche it's on the muffler drawing, part number 16.

thanks,

Bud.


The numbers used on the fiche drawings change from model year to model year. Which part is it in this diagram?


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Re: Metal plate behind kick stand

Postby joeincalif » Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:00 am

If it's # 13 in WingAdmin picture you have to take off the rear piece first. One of the bolts goes thru both pieces.
His picture says EXCEPT SE and yours is an SE
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Re: Metal plate behind kick stand

Postby joeincalif » Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:04 am

http://www.ronayers.com/oemparts/a/hon/ ... 78/muffler
It's number 16 and you can see there are 2 bolts that hold it on.
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Re: Metal plate behind kick stand

Postby fargofour » Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:14 am

Hi,

Not to be an ass, but I'm looking for someone who has actually taken it off. I have all the bolts and nuts removed, both pieces in front of and behind it are off. The problem stems from a mounting point on the inside of the frame rail. I can't see how to remove it without bending the heck out of it.

thanks,

Bud.




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