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Old 29-11-18, 20:19
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Want a laugh?

My new R+G grips arrived today..looked on youtube and thought ..rite I'll give it a go..
Throttle grip went on fine after I'd removed a bit of the grip itself to stop it binding. Superglue applied and the grip slipped nicely into place. I had a little bit of time to adjust the postion and filled with confidence did the same on the other side...
Only this time it stuck fast,in the wrong position,immediatly..
I made the mistaken assumption that id have some adjustment time like the throttle. Superglue on metal grabs a damn site faster than it does on plastic

So there you go. Im now stuck trying to work out how to get the half installed grip off..hmmm
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Old 29-11-18, 21:07
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it gets better n better...after twisting the grip backwards and forwards the rubber grip has come off leaving the wired grip still stuck to the bars..well and truely fecked.
Oh well its only money I guess.
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Old 29-11-18, 21:13
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Way too spooky. Had the exact same problem last month on the wife's Fazer. (R+G) Had to cut it off and buy a new left grip only from ebay £22. Remedy - Superglue the last inch of the bar on the metal nearest the switch block and then put superglue inside the grip in the last inch of the grip tube (nearest the bar weight end).

Also, when the new grip was put on it stayed on full heat blast, so I thought I'd buggd it again somehow but it turned out to be a fault with the controller (put it on an oscilloscope) . A new controller arrived the following week after a warranty claim.
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Old 29-11-18, 21:25
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It's off and in satisfying pieces on the floor..gotta clean up the bar and speak to R+G themselves in the morning.
They were £30 delivered in an M+P sale so if it comes to it I'll buy another set..at least I'll have spares..he says trying to put a brave face on it..lol

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Old 29-11-18, 22:33
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These things are sent to try us.....i've just ordered some Oxford heated grips...hopefully its straightforward!. Will I be able to put the grip puppies on over the heated grips.....? Steve
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Old 30-11-18, 10:41
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So...I phoned R+G who said phone M+P.
M+P said they would need to have the items returned so they could be sent to R+G.
I then phoned R+G who are agreed to send out a replacement foc in the first class post today.

Less than 5 minutes on the phone=RESULT!!
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