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Old 12-19-2009, 03:36 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Uncle Ernie
BMW bars are 22mm- a CH larger than 7/8. You can save money by getting 7/8 and grinding off the chrome where the controls go. Leave about 1/16 inch for the controls to overlap and no one will know.
A Mediterranean CH SMALLER than 7/8.

7/8 is 22.22 mm, but fear not, I have fitted BMW controls (22 mm) to Renthal bars (22.22 mm) and standard Moto Guzzi Bars (22.22 mm), with only a small application of a large rat tail file on the clutch side clamp area to allow the control to slide over the knerl on the bars.

DON'T do anything to alloy bars, like Renthal, or you will bugger them.

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