Actually you can modify a later centre stand to suit. The width is different.Still need the following for a 72 XS2..
I do not have a welder yet. I have been looking.Actually you can modify a later centre stand to suit. The width is different.
For example get a 74 stand and just cut the cross member, remove a section, then re-weld the cross member to the correct width.
I will measure the width for an early one sometime if you still need it.
Please take pictures of both if you can. Give me a price that you want for each. Never done a 71 before. You can send me a PM if you want.I have another 1971 yamaha xs1b that is restored all except for the top end of the motor.
New paint and everything if thats the kind of project bike you want instead.