View Single Post
Old 10-05-2012, 09:19 AM   #82
Sure, why not?
Emoto's Avatar
Joined: Feb 2004
Location: SE Mass
Oddometer: 18,596
Originally Posted by jdub View Post
Regarding VEGASGSA's comments about the inner flange, it's been a while but I'm pretty sure some aftermarket grips I've bought in the past came with a thin plastic ring the same diameter as the flange just to avoid this situation. You just put the ring between the rotating throttle grip flange and the fixed control piece and there was no friction/sticking effect.

Maybe you could just locally make such a ring for your Oury's? (Which I think look really nice).
I remember rings like that from my days working at bike shops and installing grips. I bet you could take a plastic coffee can lid and cut a nice one.
Eventual Master of the Obvious
2005 R1200GS | 2013 R1200GSW | SOHC4 208 | DoD 2032 | BMWMOA | BMWRA | YB
Proud walking jingle in the midnight sun.
Smugmug Discount:
Support .orgs that work to protect your rights: ACLU, NRA, EFF
Emoto is offline   Reply With Quote