If it covers the drain plug, you can remove the oil switch on the left side of the pan to drain oil while on the side stand.
Sorry for lack of updates. Between two of my car that needs some kind of attention and two motorcycles, plus no day-off ( i work part time again to keep me in shape. What I mean is instead of pay to go to the gym, I work physically involve part-time and get paid), my project is on halt right now.Ojisan rider, So what's the verdict? Did you ever swap the linkages? Get the motor running? How's the shock?