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Offline spudas

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Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« on: August 16, 2012, 01:04:46 PM »
Hi,

I had my centre stand finally replaced with the new version (with extra rubber bumpers). After I had asked about potential swingarm damage and got the service manager to come and have a look at my bike. He concluded that my swing arm indeed had some damage and should be replaced. They will now will start the process with Triumph.

(I'm quite sure I will need to remind them at least half a dozen times but that's another story.)

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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2012, 03:35:57 PM »
Let us know how it goes.
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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2012, 04:44:18 PM »
I had the same issue.

I mentioned it to the Service Manager when my bike was in for its 12k service and the revised centre stand was to be fitted.

A week later I got a call to say could my bike be dropped off when convenient for a new swingarm to be fitted.

Job done no quibbles.

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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2012, 06:16:44 AM »
If it takes Triumph five weeks to supply a replacement sidestand, hate to think how long it would take for a swingarm?  At least you guys and gals in the UK are closer to the source I guess.  Good luck.
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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2012, 10:09:53 AM »
Yay, it only took a day to get Triumph to agree to replace the swingarm. But that was after I had thrown a hissy fit at the dealers to get them to CALL Triumph.

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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2012, 10:42:59 AM »
I have a few miniscule 'dings' on the underside of the swingarm which were caused by the old centre stand but they are barely noticable.
How bad is it on yours guys, I couldn't be bothered with having the swingarm swapped out just becsuse of a couple of unseen tiny marks?
After all, the swingarm is aluminum so theres no potential corrosion issue...

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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2012, 07:58:28 PM »
See my thread for the damage my swing arm sustained. Definitely worth getting the arm replaced though. Doesn't cost anything and you get to play with a different bike for a few hours.

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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2012, 09:02:46 PM »
Well, surprise surprise. The dealer called me last week to tell me they had got the parts for the swing arm replacement. I have looked it in next Thursday for the job.

Last time I had a Street Triple as a loaner but sadly, my leg length severely limits the choices of loan bike so I guess it'll be the ST again. Not that I'm complaining much though.

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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2012, 10:22:58 PM »
I have a few scratches from my old faulty centre stand and when i asked my dealer about guarantee replacement he laughed,
could anyone post some pics showing what kind of damage did triumph agree to replace?

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Re: Centre Stand induced Swingarm damage
« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2012, 12:03:38 AM »