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    Easy grip install method ?

    Loooking for some advice on sliding new grips on new handlebars / throttle assembly.
    Putting together my first Z50 K1 project and thinking there has to be an easy way. Air ?
    Thanks for help in advance !

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    Air,or hair spray.

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    Hair Spray ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFox View Post
    Hair Spray ?
    yep, lubricates long enough to slide the grip on and then dries tacky.

    I prefer to use Maxima contact Cleaner, it also lubricates long enough to slide the grip on, but then evaporates
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    hair spray seems to work pretty good. I know not everyone does but I also always safety wire my grips. even with the hair spray, some brands of grips can still be really tight to install. I use air as previously stated, you can either poke a small hole in the end of the grip, or blow from the inside of the grip with an the compressor and it will inflate the grip and allow it to slide right on with ease
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    I always use WD 40. Seems counter intiutive, but yes, it works fine...just a little bit and then smear it around and then put the grip on and twist it around once until you get the clocking you want on it. then wait overnight. Been doing wd40 for 30 years all the way back to my bmx days. Never had one come off.

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    Thanks everybody - Appreciate the ideas.

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    hairspray for the win...just did it on two bikes with in the last two weeks...but the old spit method works too lol
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    I used a heat gun and made them less stiff. Pulled right over the bars.

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    Old school. Lighter fluid. Evaps and they stay put.
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    LOL Who has hairspray in their house? WTH?
    Motor oil or WD40 works well. Prefer motor oil. Don't need much and it'll be tight pretty quick.

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    Hair spray for sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by HondaZrider View Post
    People with girlfriends/wives...
    Grannies use hairspray.

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    Quote Originally Posted by モンキ View Post
    Grannies use hairspray.
    Grannies, and apparently motorcycle dudes use it too.

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