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I have an 06 Retro and I want to put on the aeromach 6" risers. I've searched the boards and I see 1 or 2 old posts (2004) that say its possible with the stock cables. It says reroute them behind the bars. Does anyone have personal expierence with this situation?
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cable rerouting instructions

Re routing the cables is not to bad. I did that to add the Phat Riser II's to mine.. Here's some info on rerouting the stock cables

SiC

Throw a jack under the bike and just take the weight off of the front wheel. Have another set of hands available to hold the bars steady. Remove the top center nut on the triple clamp, loosen the two pinch bolts on the left and right side of the clamp. Now just wiggle the bars up and down it they will come right off. Lift them just high enough to push the cables through and reassemble in reverse order. Now you will have all the cable room you need . Also it's a good idea to throw a towel or something over the tank before you start to protect the paint..

Basically:
1. Put the bike up on a jack (or whatever to get the front tire airborne)
2. Loosen the two pinch bolts on the upper tree (that pinch the fork tubes)
3. Remove the stem nut.
4. Pull up and free the upper tree. (nice to have a helper to hold bars)
5. Pull cables behind upper tree.
6. Re-install via reverse order.
7. Your done!

 

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I had the Phat II risers, also and had to reroute the cable it was very easy to do. Total time may have been 30 to 45 minutes at the most with my 8 year old son helping. It would really help to have some one there to hold the bars from scratching the tank I put a towel on the tank to help with this.
 

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Is there any difference in the Aeromach 6" and the Phat II 6"?
 

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Muntz said:
Is there any difference in the Aeromach 6" and the Phat II 6"?
Different manufacturers but the rise and pullback should be similar.
I re-routed mine behind the triple tree when I installed Kuryakin 6" risers.
 

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I rerouted behind the tree when I put my Aeromach 6"ers on. I used Sic's technique and it worked great. My only problem was my front brake line was way to tight for my comfort level. So I ordered a +6" SS front brake line and everything's fine up there now. I haven't heard about anyone else having front brake problems so I wouldn't order one right away. Reroute them, put them on and see what you need. You can always swap the risers right back out and ride with the old ones until your new part shows up.
 

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I had the 6" Phat II risers and traded for the aeromach 4". So I can't tell what differences there is on sitting position between the two 6" risers, but I personally like the way the aeromach look compared to the Phat II.
 
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