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Old 01-05-2010, 04:24 PM
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What do you think about this set?: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Drive...#ht_1112wt_939

I remember someone mentioning something, don't remember who it was exactly. Does anyone have a hands on experience with these ones?

And how difficult is it to swap them?
 

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Old 01-05-2010, 04:26 PM
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Oh man, those are nice lookin, I should look into investing in a new pair myself.

Write a quick review of em' if you decide to go that route.
 
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Old 01-06-2010, 12:32 AM
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I've already got one thing to make a review of. Need to take some pics and include some words ))

I'm really wondering about the process of swapping. Would I need to disassemble the controles?
 
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I'd like to know how difficult it is as well, those are some nice lookin grips
 
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:55 AM
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Those do look very nice. Humm, process to change 'em? Well, w/ these who knows. The all rubber grips are easy to change but w/ these, might be a little harder. Look forward to seeing them on your bike.
 
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:57 AM
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Seen shops use everything from brute force to soapy water to wd40 to remove grips.
 
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Honestly, if you aren't planning to use the ones on it now any further...a razor works perfect.
 
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Old 01-07-2010, 12:47 PM
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Haha, WD40... If WD40 didn't help, it means that the item can't be fixed and should be just thrown away.

A razor... hmmm a good idea, I won't use the old ones for sure. My main concern is about the way the grips are held. Are they even connected to the controls? or just slipped on?
 
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Old 01-07-2010, 04:32 PM
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They are just glued on. The clip-ons are the same diameter, throttle sleeve is larger. Look at the picture, and you'll notice that one grip has a larger diameter hole - that's the throttle side.

I use a spray on adhesive (and even used hairspray in a pinch), though you can buy "Grip Glue".
 
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ive always just cut the old ones off its not too hard
 

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