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We are looking to buy a 19996 ST1100 and the swinging arm has been welded. Is this the correct procedure or shoud it have been replaced?

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It depends on the quality of the weld. There is nothing wrong with welding a swingarm on an ST1100 as is shown here. Replacing a rear swingarm can be expensive.
If the weld is good, everything should be fine. If it's poor quality welding, a replacement swingarm would probably be needed.

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