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Old 05-13-2011, 09:19 AM   #89
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Originally Posted by BOHUNTR View Post
Is there a picture thread for how to install the Renthal's? I've gone trough 4 sets to far and just torn them to pieces and now I'm starting to tear the grips on the bike.
I'm using needle nose, regular nose, channel locks, vice grips, anything I can find to get hold of the rubber to stretch it over the original grips. Nothing works and I can't get it over the first lip on the bikes grip enough to slide it down.
I have presoaked them in hot water, and added soap to the water, then poured soap down the grip as well. Nothing...

I'm in close to 100.00 right now with all the money into grips and shipping... they are not stocked locally, so I keep having to order them.

Umm.... I used the "soft" version and lubed them up with simple green. Went on smooth and easy. Just cut them to size before I put them, sprayed the inside of the renthal's with simple green and on they went. Not problem.
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