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Technical Section => Make / Model Specific Discussions => Husqvarna => Topic started by: BiG DoM on December 11, 2011, 01:17:49 pm

Title: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on December 11, 2011, 01:17:49 pm
Faark first ride and bike sidestand lierally buckles and bike falls over WTF? This thing is a fucking after thought - like they finished the bike and stood back and then thought 'shit we forgot the sidestand!' ... grabbed the nearest tube and a welder  ??? It is probably 1mm thick!!! Now what I want to know is are there alternative replacement or must I weld up something better myself?

Minutes before .... ?
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: alanB on December 11, 2011, 01:30:04 pm
Ja thats right (forgot all about that issue), the designers clearly wernt really interested in what happen when the bike was standing still  :biggrin:

Mine also broke, got it replaced under warranty but dont trust it to do anything other than hold the bike up.  I'm very careful not to put any sort of stress on it when getting on or off.

Most people reinforce theirs by adding some extra tube that fits around the existing tube in the key areas, while they are at it they also usually extend its length sightly so the bike doesnt constantly want to fall over when standing on uneven terrain

The 630 stand is much better (casr aluminium), but still too short apparently.

PS how did the bike go?  Are you happy with it?

Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on December 11, 2011, 01:39:47 pm
Bike is a beaut! See http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=85197.20

Needs unplugging though.

Wonder if the 630 stand would fit the 610? I could brace the the existing stand with another pice of tubing sleeved over but still a kaark piece of Italian cheese  :D  They should go look at KTM stands (I cannot believe I just said this)
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: alanB on December 11, 2011, 01:56:03 pm
When mine broke it looked almost exactly the same!

Apparently the 630 sidestand does fit,  I think Blazes got one for his 610.

PS glad you are happy.  They are great bikes, there's no denying it.

PPS Dont forget to replace those footpeg bolts to avoid any further unwelcome surprises  :mwink:
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: Buks on December 11, 2011, 03:14:35 pm
 ::)  Ah shyte, pity about that!!! I  also never trusted that ''light'' sidestand !!
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: Hennie on December 13, 2011, 10:23:54 am
Same happened to mine on this year's quads 4 quads - got a TE630 sidestand, and all's fine now. Much better quality, but quite pricey: R1200
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on December 13, 2011, 11:20:09 am
Same happened to mine on this year's quads 4 quads - got a TE630 sidestand, and all's fine now. Much better quality, but quite pricey: R1200

Ja just welded mine and strengthened the joint. Also saw the 630 was $91 on the AdvR site! I will probably extend the bottom a bit and do a 'big foot' while about it.
Will keep the R1200 for another farkle or two  :biggrin:
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: Welsh on December 13, 2011, 11:27:30 am
Looks like a design flaw, major stress raiser there, together with heat affected zone from welding 8) 
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on December 13, 2011, 12:08:56 pm
Looks like a design flaw, major stress raiser there, together with heat affected zone from welding 8) 

Ja exactly what I thought. Just seen another few pics identical on AdvRider  :-\
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: Buks on December 14, 2011, 10:39:08 am
Same happened to mine on this year's quads 4 quads - got a TE630 sidestand, and all's fine now. Much better quality, but quite pricey: R1200

Ja just welded mine and strengthened the joint. Also saw the 630 was $91 on the AdvR site! I will probably extend the bottom a bit and do a 'big foot' while about it.
Will keep the R1200 for another farkle or two  :biggrin:

 :thumleft: Looking good !! I agree, that R1200 is really a waiste!
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: sidetrack on February 06, 2012, 03:49:40 pm
Bike is a beaut! See http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=85197.20

Needs unplugging though.

Wonder if the 630 stand would fit the 610? I could brace the the existing stand with another pice of tubing sleeved over but still a kaark piece of Italian cheese  :D  They should go look at KTM stands (I cannot believe I just said this)
Well not the enduro stands, 525 had one just as flimsy. Runner sells stainless steel ones, now that will last !
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on February 06, 2012, 04:03:30 pm
Bike is a beaut! See http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=85197.20

Needs unplugging though.

Wonder if the 630 stand would fit the 610? I could brace the the existing stand with another pice of tubing sleeved over but still a kaark piece of Italian cheese  :D  They should go look at KTM stands (I cannot believe I just said this)
Well not the enduro stands, 525 had one just as flimsy. Runner sells stainless steel ones, now that will last !

Ja I think I spoke out of turn as the orange brigade also claim theirs are kaark.
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: blazes on February 06, 2012, 04:48:27 pm
Looks like a design flaw, major stress raiser there, together with heat affected zone from welding 8) 

Major flaw - well noted in the Husky Forum.
Was the first thing i took off and put the 630 sidestand on, Bought 2 - one for Madonna in the crate still --
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: blazes on February 06, 2012, 04:51:19 pm
Same happened to mine on this year's quads 4 quads - got a TE630 sidestand, and all's fine now. Much better quality, but quite pricey: R1200

Ja just welded mine and strengthened the joint. Also saw the 630 was $91 on the AdvR site! I will probably extend the bottom a bit and do a 'big foot' while about it.
Will keep the R1200 for another farkle or two  :biggrin:

I slid asection of solid round bar inside mine and put a outer tube on as well--gave it to some Husky rider as i did not need it --
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on February 06, 2012, 05:21:46 pm
Ja he is probably still looking for a faarking strong spring to hold it up  :biggrin:
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on February 06, 2012, 08:08:26 pm
I am waiting for this stand off a TE 310 - longer than the 630 and hoping it will do the trick?
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on February 18, 2012, 08:42:43 pm
Link to my perfect sidestand fix  :3some:

http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/the-perfect-610-630-sidestand-fix.23124/
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: alanB on February 19, 2012, 01:26:42 pm
Looks like thats a complete win Dom.  Well done :thumleft:

How much did the stand cost?
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: Kenisis on February 19, 2012, 01:40:01 pm
Clearly they were thinking of the application of Chainsaws when they designed that stand! So did you shout Timber when it fell?
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on February 19, 2012, 02:51:43 pm
Clearly they were thinking of the application of Chainsaws when they designed that stand! So did you shout Timber when it fell?

Ja or sewing machines  :o
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: BiG DoM on February 19, 2012, 02:57:38 pm
Looks like thats a complete win Dom.  Well done :thumleft:

How much did the stand cost?

Probably less than R300. Came off a bike I saw on CH = $20 plus about $10 for USPS standard intl airmail ... came right through marked as 'gift' ... which it has proved to be  :ricky:  There are a few more bikes there being stripped with the same stand.
Title: Re: TE Sidestand - Italian cheese?
Post by: alanB on February 19, 2012, 04:08:23 pm
Hi Dom

Please PM me contact details ASAP.