or wood blocksjust fold a rag on each side of the vise and crank the S### outta it. wont leave the beaver tail marks and you'll get about as good of a hold on it.
Have you tried a vice to straighten it out?
When I spoke to Blair from SVRacing Parts on the phone, that's what he told me. Granted I have the SVRP rear sets but I'd assume the same thing for all of the motorcycle rearsets out there (they cost a ton for a reason).If it's made from "aircraft aluminum", it's meant to bend and not break.