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Old 02-26-2007, 06:24 PM   #1
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grip heaters - best ones for 640 adventure?

OK, so it's not really that cold where I live (overcast 40 deg F this afternoon), but my hands are asking for some heaters. Of course, my expectations are somewhat low, seeing as my 1150 ADV has like a 700W alternator, and this bike like 200 or so... Anyhow, what setup has worked well for you all?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:28 PM   #2
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Big fan of the Dual Star..they come with a real nice flat panel switch.

http://www.dual-star.com/index2/Ride...d_grip_kit.htm
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:37 PM   #3
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Moose ATV grip heaters...Part #M92-21007 $38.95 retail. Fitted to all my customers dual-sports and my own. Nice flush mount 3 position switch and freakin' TOASTY
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:46 PM   #4
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I use a commonly available Symtec motorcycle kit. I got mine from casporttouring.

http://www.casporttouring.com/store/...Category_Code=

They have one with a round switch too, if that works better for you.

http://www.casporttouring.com/store/...Category_Code=
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:53 PM   #5
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Dual Stars on a HeatTroller here.
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Old 02-27-2007, 07:24 AM   #6
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Old 02-27-2007, 07:53 AM   #7
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I just put some dual stars on a few weeks ago. I should have done it long ago. They are a nice clean setup because they have no inline resistor.
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Old 07-05-2007, 08:41 PM   #8
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Which wire did you connect into for power?
I have a set here ready to put on my bike. An LC4E.
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Old 07-05-2007, 09:56 PM   #9
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I'm stewing over here - shaddup about the heated grips already OK?
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Old 07-06-2007, 12:18 AM   #10
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Yeah and my arse has frozen shut!

So Mr meat, are you gonna help me out??
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Old 07-06-2007, 03:04 AM   #11
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Found my answer after trawling thru 100's of pages.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...t=grip+heaters
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Old 07-06-2007, 05:36 AM   #12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by potatoho
I use a commonly available Symtec motorcycle kit. I got mine from casporttouring.

http://www.casporttouring.com/store/...Category_Code=

They have one with a round switch too, if that works better for you.

http://www.casporttouring.com/store/...Category_Code=
Hoombah on the Symtec's as well.

I'm only half-way into the first pot of coffee this AM, and I might not be assembling coherent thoughts but if I remember correctly the Symtec's use 20 watts or 1.6A which is lower than all other brands.

I like the low profile round switch as well even through gloves.

Low is toasty through Held Steve's and I liken High to a hot potato speed round.

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Old 07-06-2007, 05:59 AM   #13
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I used these ones from Aerostich on my 640-A. They come with a resistor so you have a high and low selection:

http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/...t-p-16539.html

The brand name on these ones is Kimpex.
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