09 FLRH ABS Handlebar Upgrade (any how to sites w/pix)

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by escorial, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. escorial

    escorial Member

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    I have a 09 RK w/ABS with and am trying to decide on what bars will work for me. I'm around 6'1" w/32" imseam. With the stock RK seat the OEM bars seem perfect except they are around a 1" or 2" too short. I tried the Mustang solo seat which moved me back a little more so I probably would be looking for bars that would work with that or if the Sundowner solo or even the Sundowner dual seat would move me a bit forward possibly I could live with the stock bars.


    One of the questions I do have is would it be possible to take the top clamps off my stock bars and just move them out of the bottom clamps w/o out disconnecting anything? If so that would be a simple way for me to test bars I'm thingking about using. I figure that if I just could lay them on the bottom clamps I could tell right away if they will fit me.


    Any and all tips, suggestions greatly appreciated.
    Thanks,
    John
     
  2. Chopper

    Chopper Senior Member

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    Just make sure you cover the fuel tank and all the chrome if you do, it would be much easier if you had a friend or could fine a shop that had the bars you want all ready installed on a bike you could sit on. Having ABS make sure there are no problem with brake lines if you change bars.