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Default Excessive lean -Jiffy stand

My bike has longer fork tubes. 6 over I think. I believe the jiffy stand is stock. The bike leans a lot. I know these Ironheads lean a lot anyway, but this one leans a lot. I mean a whole lot. Is there a longer stand I can buy?
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You might find some ideas to extend it here --- or replace it...

https://www.google.com/search?tbm=is...er+jiffy+stand

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Carry around a 4x4 to put under the stand...
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Rick I have a small piece of 4x4 with a conduit clamp on it I used when I rode it to work.
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My jiffy stand was cracked off when I got the bike. Bought a new one off of ebay that is just like the original stock. I don't have extended forks but was still concerned about the lean angle anyway. Seemed excessive to me but I have been reassured after comparing to stock and posting this thread http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2074846

In hind site, I wish I would of purchased the extended length jiffy stand. They are 1" longer than stock and plenty to choose from.

Here is one for example https://www.jpcycles.com/product/530...-for-sportster
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Hi,

if I had this problem, I would find a welder, cut it in half, weld a section in to the length that suits your needs.

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Carry around a 4x4 to put under the stand...
That would be about the right size.
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I saw a video for Little Ricky's extension block. Seems like something I could easily make up from a block of scrap aluminum.
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