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Before I continue, be it known that I am the kind of guy who uses the proper tools for the job. I have a full set of Pitbull Stands for my Kawasaki Versys.

Since the Grom does not have a tapped hole for spools (I know there is a kit to spool them with the end cap), I have not purchased a stand for the Grom yet.

I needed to give the chain her first lube... Dupont Chain Saver is my preference for chain lube. Dry with no fling!

With the Grom being so small and having a short stature, I was easily able to cobble together a quick and stable lift.




(2) Gallon Paint Cans
(2) 2X4's


1. Stack 2X4's one on each can edges lining up as shown.
2. Kickstand UP!
3. Lean her to the left and use your foot to slide the right can in place carfeul not to come in too close to the disc brake. Also be sure the wood and can are centered at the rear of the swingarm fore and aft.
4. Lean her right (lifting the tire off the ground) and slide the second can in from the left keeping the 2X4 from touching the sprocket/chain.
5. Your Grom is now happily perched for chain lube!


Reverse order for bringing her back to earth. Very easy to do with one person.
 

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the alternative is to use the paddle style stand (i got mine from horror freight for like $30 but i think they discontinued it). it's a mini so it doesn't need anything near pitbull sturdiness
 

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the alternative is to use the paddle style stand (i got mine from horror freight for like $30 but i think they discontinued it).
I will be purchasing a stand soon with the pads.. Just have not done it yet. Thanks for the tip on HF, I have heard they discontinued the paddle style adapters.


it's a mini so it doesn't need anything near pitbull sturdiness


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Good thinkin! I was wondering how I was going to get the real wheel off if I were to change the sprocket.

Another option if you have a buddy around is to tilt it on the kickstand to hold the rear in the air
 

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Good thinkin! I was wondering how I was going to get the real wheel off if I were to change the sprocket.


Another option if you have a buddy around is to tilt it on the kickstand to hold the rear in the air
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I know many people do this on many bikes, but I personally do not want to stress the kickstand with more weight than the usual lean. I have read where people bend things mostly from mounting bike with rider weight on the sidestand...
 

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Would standard auto jack stands work too ? Since I don't have a Grom, I will have to try it on my XR80R, since that is easily lifted by one person as well. And it desperately needs a new rear tire


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