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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-06-2015, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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Need new cables, so getting a drag bar.

I have to replace both throttle, choke, speed cable so i figured that while i have everything off the bar might as well replace it. I want a drag bar, mostly cause i like the look and the stock seem to far up, ive been riding dirt for many year and it feels awkward. So my question is how do i know which one to get, and what wont hit the tank. What have you guys gone with?

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I, too, am in need of choke and throttle cable replacement suggestion for my Emgo bars.

The clutch cable from a 1977-1980 Kawasaki KZ1000 did the trick for me as far as the clutch is concerned.

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i have no input im using stock bars but ive been thinking about a set of these Shorty TBARS Tbar T-BARS 7/8" DRAGBARS Handlebars
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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-09-2015, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
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So a buddy of mine gave me his old clubman bar for 30 bucks, only prob is cable lengths and when i mount all the brackets for the brake, clutch and throttle they dont all fit... any of you run into this? Do i need new clutch and brake brackets with out the mirrors?
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Clutch: Was way too long. Swapped with a cable from a 1977-1980 Kawasaki KZ1000
Throttle: A tad long, and not the best routing. I may just have MotionPro make a set that's -2 inches from stock.
Choke: I had to angle it away from the tank so it would not hit, but it's pretty tight. Not sure if a re-route will help.

I was able to get all the controls on the bars I used. They're more like dirt bike bars tho.

1986 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
NGK Iridium Plugs #7803/DPR7EIX-9
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Metzeler ME880 [110/90-19, 170/80-15]
Balance Dampers Replaced
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V&H Cruzers
VN750.com Grill Cover
Meanstreak Seat
Emgo 23-92411 Handlebars
MOSFET FH012AA R/R


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1998 Honda VFR800 FI

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Was thinking about dirt bars but was worried about risers, those things are to damn expensive for a college student. For the mirrors im thinking about de cluttering the handle bar by mounting them on the forks here and hopefully chop off the mirror part of the bracket to give me more space on my bar. Cause as you can see in the pic the brake line is hitting the tachometer....
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Here are my drag bars. bike came with them and I wouldn't have it any other way.




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Thtanner was your choke to short or too long on these bars?
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