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I haven't really dug into the problem much, but particularly during my rainy ride home a weekend ago or so my throttle grip would rotate on the actual throttle and even begin to slide off of the handlebars while going down the highway.



Any ideas for fixing it, I'd much rather not glue the grip on. Heating it up would make it stretch I imagine.
 

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i have no advice on the subject but i to would like to know how to fix the same issues but my problem is on the left side it keeps wanting to come off and i have to push it on (very hard) and then a day or two later its sliding back down again
 

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X's 2 on the hair spray.  I've always used it, for both the motorcycle and my mt bike.  Once it dries it'll stay there until you use degreaser under the grips.  Never had any problems with it coming loose in the rain either.
 

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I had problems when I installed heated grips on my Silverwing: the throttle grip was too loose. The clutch side fit perfectly. I corrected the problem by covering the throttle sleeve with some stuff that came with my tool cabinet to prevent tools from gouging the paint in the drawers.... it was like a thin rubberized paper. I covered it with Elmer's Glue and banged the grip back over it with a mallet. It came loose one more time when I dropped my bike in a parking lot and I fixed it the same way. I've had not further problems.



You could probably do the same thing with some aluminum foil and some hair spray or glue. They even make some special; grip cement that can be picked up at a motorcycle shop but you really don't need it. It's just not that tough to fix.



Now: ask me if I like heated grips.
 

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Mine did the same thing. I got a tube of grip glue from the honda dealer. I wish I'd known that hair spray worked. It was like a $12 tube of stuff.
 

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Mine did the same thing. I got a tube of grip glue from the honda dealer. I wish I'd known that hair spray worked. It was like a $12 tube of stuff.


Also if ever you start getting misfiring in rain/damp conditions Hairspray is an old trick as a temporary insulator on the coils/leads and plug caps.Got me home on a 150 mile run one time
 

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Hey all,



I haven't really dug into the problem much, but particularly during my rainy ride home a weekend ago or so my throttle grip would rotate on the actual throttle and even begin to slide off of the handlebars while going down the highway.



Any ideas for fixing it, I'd much rather not glue the grip on. Heating it up would make it stretch I imagine.


Hey - another Rochester-area CX owner. I ride into the city to work all the time.
 

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With my ISO grips the throttle side fit perfect and is very tight, needed no glue or anything.



The clutch side on the other side was loose so I just simply followed what the back of the ISO package said and wrapped a few layers of electrical tape around the bar to in essence make the bar thicker then slid the grip tightly over the electrical tape...so far, so good.
 

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Carpet tape works well too. Put a piece of it on the bar, remove the backing, pour some mineral spirits over the tape then slip the grip on over the tape. The mineral spirits makes the glue on the tape turn slick. It dries quick-that grip will not move.
 
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