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post #1 of 96 (permalink) Old 05-02-2015, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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Need new grips

Hey y'all,
I got new handlebars and need new grips too. Will 1" grips fit? I was looking at some on ebay and it said they were "compatible" with my '93. Please let me know what you guys think? Thanks in advance!
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Maybe the throttle.

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no 1'' will not fit our bars are 7/8'' bars check out your local bike shop u can get a set from parts unlimited for 15 bucks right off the shelf
i just bought these there are a few different sets or ebay is always good
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There's millions of em on ebay

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Awesome, thanks! I think the person I bought the bike from originally had 1" grips, but they seemed to slip every once in a while. I'll definitely check out more. Thanks again
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1" grips should more than slip.

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Just put these on mine, really like them. Need to slide the throttle boss up some. They're really comfy and huge improvement in the feel of control over the skinny grips it had. I probably should have got the flat caps instead of the spikes. This is a good deal, he will drop to $28: http://www.ebay.com/itm/291360022310...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

These are the flat caps, he might go to $26: http://www.ebay.com/itm/301494121137...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

They must be knockoffs, but I couldn't tell the difference in the 1" Kuryakyn set I just sold, and both sets are made in Korea.

They shipped quick.

edit: Looks like there's a difference in the way the throttle boss is made. I like how mine lays flat without that ledge at the side. The boss on the flat cap set looks like it's made to use on the left grip. Some people use two.

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I was actually looking at the same set on amazon and my only thought was if the throttle tube that was already inside these grips would work with our bikes. Did you have any issues? They LOOK like they should and the dimensions seem right on the amazon page.

I like the 'flat' throttle boss on the spiked one as well, but I don't like the spike all that much.

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I ran these and they worked great. No ends though, you have to get some of those.

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Looks like those ones don't come with the throttle tube. I like to 'ISO' look of the others, my only concern about the other set are if the tubes work fine with our bike. Mine's technically an 85 vn700... but same thing.

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