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Hi guys is it normal for the lx150 to seem slanted on the main stand?

Looking at my bike rear when its on the main stand, the body seems to be slanting to its right.

Just changed my rear tire cos the previous one was wearing out really bad on the tilted side. The front tire seems to be wearing out evenly though. I asked a mechanic about it and he said it was normal?

Not sure if what he says was true cos I really dont remember how my bike was when I got it new which was ages ago and I dont recall my bike tire ever wear out so much at the side.

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I posted the same question on an LX group on Facebook.

Got lots of replies and all where yes mine does it too.

So hopefully someone will pipe up with the definitive reason but clearly yes it's supposed to be like that.
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I think it's to counter any weight distribution when the steering lock is on.
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northernerbill wrote:
I think it's to counter any weight distribution when the steering lock is on.
That could be it. Hopefully its normal and doesn't affect alignment issues on
the road cos I been self consciously putting all my weight on my left butt cheek these past few days Laughing emoticon
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its the stand ..... if ya that bothered put some shims under one side where it bolts to the frame [washers will do] to even it out or find a bit of ground that slopes the other way
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It does look like it's slanted. My LX 150 doesn't look like that/ I agree with BITZA about it being the centerstand. Try and put a shim on it. Good luck
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Did the mechanic look for any damage to the engine mounting points, swingarm or center stand? I would inspect it myself, just for peace of mind. The center stand on my BV350 cracked at one of the welds.
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It is the centre stand, nothing else, and every member on the LX Facebook page here has the same thing, so guess it's totally meant to be like that.
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ET2 the same.
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But to the left.
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I would say it's no big deal if you didn't mention tire wear on one side. That's not normal. The rear tire would have to be slanted going down the road for that to happen. I would put an angle finder on both tires when on the stand to confirm they both sit the the same angle.
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steak wrote:
Just changed my rear tire cos the previous one was wearing out really bad on the tilted side.
That's not normal. Check your motor mounts.
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