By: Anonymous: DDX ()  Wednesday, 25 November 2009 @ 04:50 PM ICT (Read 2135 times)  

I have a Suzuki motorcycle and went to put on some new grips. My problem is tha the throttle side won't come off. Is there a special tool for this?

By: Richard (offline)  Thursday, 26 November 2009 @ 11:03 AM ICT  

Well, DDX, you're in luck. I have removed the grips from a Suzuki a few times and it is ugly. Suzuki, due to liability concerns uses a concoction that just about welds the grip to the throttle pipe. If I have time, I'll chuck it up in a lathe and turn it down, but I've also used elbow grease and a sharp cutter to fillet the offending rubber off the tube. It's a pain, it's ugly and it takes time, but it works.

   

Richard


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