HandleBar Grips

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by BayouHawg, May 10, 2010.

  1. BayouHawg

    BayouHawg Member

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    Installed new handle bar grips about a year ago, now the left one is slipping. Any suggestions on what to use to stick it in place. Thanks for all the help.
     
  2. Davidw2415

    Davidw2415 Senior Member

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    See if you loosen switch housing and apply some grip clue.
     
  3. hoghunter

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    BayouHawg, I used Gorilla Glue from any hardware store. No problems for 2 years.

    Hoghunter
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Bite the bullet and go to the dealer and get the small tube of the grip glue.
     
  5. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    If its just a wee bit loose a firm hold hair spray should hold it
    as i havent needed hir spray for some years i bound the left side of the handlebar with electrical tape and put the grip on does not move now and with a bit of heat i should be able to get it off again without destroying it

    Brian
     
  6. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Yep - hairspray works well. Got the info. from one of Hobbit's posts & used on my Right FLHX grip - still stick'n fine.
     
  7. Mntsnow

    Mntsnow Member

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    AquaNet Extra Hold works great on Grips. Have used it many times on my other bikes over the years
     
  8. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    If you want to save the left grip when replacing the grips for something fancy, you can use some carb cleaner spray with the straw attachment that comes with the can under the edge of the grip while holding it up with a thin screwdriver. Work the screw driver and some more carb spray around the grip and it will come right off.

    Another way of removing it is with some air pressure blown under the edge. It will lift the grip and you should be able to slide it off.
     
  9. BayouHawg

    BayouHawg Member

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    Sounds like some good ideas. Thanks for all the info.
     
  10. mustang27

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    golf grip double back tape. Wet it with grip slovent and it slides ride on. When the solvent evaporates grip is tight. 24 hours for the solvent to evaporate