What grips?

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Rix86
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Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:49 pm

The throttle side of this 96 is considerably longer than the grips I got.
Not something I'm familiar with.
So......... What fits?

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Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:54 am

There's a thread around here with this information. I will see if I can dig it up.

Alternatively, you can always cut the throttle tube down to fit the new grips.
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Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:00 pm

If you opt for heated grips - which are quite nice, I must say - the Adventure length Oxford grips are a perfect fit. I have them on my '94.

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/oxf ... ated-grips

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Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:44 pm

^^ I've also got them on my '97, perfect fit and the heat is nice too. The standard length of the Premium Adventure Heaterz grip is 5.19" (132mm).
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Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:48 pm

Rix86 wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:49 pm
The throttle side of this 96 is considerably longer than the grips I got.
Not something I'm familiar with.
So......... What fits?
The throttle tube is longer than 5" beyond the throttle housing? I've never seen a longer than stock tube... Grips are generally very close to 5" long and can make up a bit of variation by stretching or compressing it length wise, but they're generally within 1/16" or so. I've never seen different length grips either.
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Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:23 pm

Found it, I knew if people kept bumping this thread I would remember.

Appears the stockers measure in at 130 or 135 mm with many grips coming in a 125 mm size.

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