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Old 05-18-2013, 03:07 AM   #91
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replacing the wiring on the grip. anyone have an idea of the amps going through the wire from control unit plug to heating wire?

aftermarket heating pads.

have a slight feeling this depends on the heating element but just to be sure.

thicker wire wears out after a while due to rubbing.
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Old 06-04-2013, 05:02 AM   #92
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I did the operation yesterday evening.
The left side came of easy but the right side was a PITA.
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:10 PM   #93
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Originally Posted by VEGASGSA View Post
Small update..slightly un-seen consequence.

The flange of the new grips..and I would venture to say most aftermarket grips, is, no where near as stiff as the inner flange of the OEM grips. I ride with my thumbs fairly hard against the the grip flange "gives" towards the controls area and rubs big deal at all..except it slows the throttle action significantly..for me, it may make the OURY's a deal breaker..

I'm thinking possibly ATV style grips would be an improvement since they don't have the inner flange like a motorcycle grip.

If you don't hug the inside of the grip like I do, you may never notice this.
I know it's an old post, but which Oury grips were you using? I usually use
The road grips and pair them with MX style grip donuts. The road grips have a bit thicker waffle pattern and a shorter & thicker inner flange.
Curious as well if they would have fit better with 2 right grips. I've got 1 new set waiting for when my new GS arrives, but they're only $10pt a pair...
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