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new handlebars.. do I need longer lines?

I taught a buddy how to ride a month or so a go and the handlebars got bent.. I picked up a set of 7/8" handlebars for $5 yesterday.. look almost new.
they are a little longer in the handle and a little wider and slightly higher than stock I believe.
have a 11" pull back, 32"width, and about 10" rise.. that's similar to stock, right? I believe they are also a little longer i the handle. Would it fit with the stock cables or do I have to buy new cables and if so what size? I just wanna have an idea before i start ripping into it, lol...

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ALSO- what size allen fits the handlebar mount bolts? 6.5mm?

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ALSO- what size allen fits the handlebar mount bolts? 6.5mm?
i think it is just a 6mm but I would't say for sure and your cables will most likely work because those bars are really close to stock




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well, cables are about 2 inches short and I have tried to re-route them and everything. I bought some motion pro cables that are 6" longer than stock... should be plenty long enough. I also snapped tab that hold the cable in on the throttle sleeve, so I bought kury grips... oh well, I guess that's one way of getting new grips :-P grips and cables are getting shipped UPS ground, so maybe get them done by the weekend... the bars are about 1.5 inches taller, 2 inches wider and a little more pullback than stock... I think I will really like them... We'll see...

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