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My wife bought me a pair of Baron Chrome grips to put on my bike but, I'm having trouble replacing them. The only way to replace them is to open the switchbox and remove throttle cables. Unfortunately its not like the iso grips that you can just remove the rubber part from the stock and slide the new ones on. You have to connect the throttle cables to the replacement grips. Which I don't know how to do. I don't want to end up breaking the cables. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Now, as to your question, an easy way to remove the cables is by getting some slack in them by loosening the handlebars in the risers and moving the bars to the left. Now you have the room to slide the grip and all off the bars then remove the cable ends from the throttle sleeve and put the cable ends into the new grip and back onto the bars.
 

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I have a 2003 1300s. Thank you for information, links etc. I really appreciate it. I'll try what you suggested.:grin:
 

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Are the Baron grips something like the Harley grips I keep hearing about having to mod the switch housing to make it fit correctly?

http://www.xtremerevolution.com/sto...oductid=98&CategoryID=21&SectionID=0&gvid=229

I am still stuck on these spike tip grips I saw on Ebay...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/e...20346310861&sspagename=STRK:MEWAX:IT&viewitem=

Especially, if I can the matching pegs, shifter & brake pedal.

Just wondering, if I would have to mod the switch housing for the spike grips as previously mentioned.

Spring is in the air...WooHoo!!!

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Got her done! Looks great. Thanks for the help guys.
I didn't have to do any modification to the switch house.
 
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