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post #1 of 5 Old Jun 25th, 2006, 9:59 pm Thread Starter
 
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I was shopping for helmet holders and bought some great machined stainless steel bar end locks called "Bar Ender's" from Aerostich. I did not bother getting a good lamp and looking inside the handlebars. I installed the Bar Enders and detroyed the wiring to the grip heater's and cut off the grip ends in the process. Anyway I live and learn. Do I really need to pull off all the side tuperware and stingray ect. to access the the connector that feeds through the handlebar? Are there any fatter grips that will work on the LT?
Anything else I should condider doing if I need to take half the bike apart?
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post #2 of 5 Old Jun 25th, 2006, 10:14 pm
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--------------- Do I really need to pull off all the side tuperware and stingray ect. to access the the connector that feeds through the handlebar?
Unfortunately, yes.
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Are there any fatter grips that will work on the LT?
You can get the R1200C grips, a little larger than stock and better looking on the LT.

You can wrap them with tennis grip wrap.

My approach was more work, but well worth it to me. I installed Kuryakyn grips. The thread is on the old site, here"
http://www.bmwlt.net/ubbthreads/show...T&Number=35074

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Thanks David, I looked at the pictures of the Kury grips on your bike and they look great, far better than I expected. I had the same setup on my GL1800 and they were very comfortable. Can you give any tips installing new heaters under new grips? Anything I should look out for?
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Anything else I should condider doing if I need to take half the bike apart?
Have somebody else do your work?
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post #5 of 5 Old Jun 25th, 2006, 10:35 pm Thread Starter
 
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Point well taken Joe, and it is a consideration. One more question for David, does Kuryakyn list these grips for the LT?
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