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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-29-2013, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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Installing Heated Grips Switch

I decided I wanted to install my new heated grips switch in the instrument cluster to give it a "stock" look.

It was a tight fit, but I got it in there.

The trick was to use the 3/4" hole saw from the back, to get the hole centered.




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Looks great....good job !
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Wow! Looks really good.
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Nice clean looking job.

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Cool Burrrrr

Looks super, good idea doing it from the back. Have you considered moving to a warmer climate

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Looks super, good idea doing it from the back. Have you considered moving to a warmer climate
Hahaha. Yeah, all the time.

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looks good!

I am surprised it fit...lol
I used the same location to mount my Battery monitor LED....but that was MUCH smaller diameter.

nice job!
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Turns out I overlooked one detail. The bracket on the back makes for a tight fit for the wires. I ended up having to bend the tabs on the back of the switch to make it work.


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Mods - Ear Shave, Pickup Coil Gap, Drilled Clutch Basket, Shift Tie Rod, Mosfet R/R, MF Battery, De-Goated (H-Pipe), MCCT, Heated Grips, Plexistar 2 Windshield

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2004 KTM SX 125 - 1979 Can-Am Qualifier 250 - 1971 Kawasaki F6

Video Tutorials - Engine Rebuild - Fork Seal Replacement - Grease Swing Arm Bearings - Carb Rebuild - Spline Lube - Refilling Rear Shocks - Grease Steering Bearings
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