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Offline Dave Scott

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Grip heater solution needed
« on: January 01, 2016, 09:51:57 pm »
Need some ideas/help.  I installed murphs grip heater kitten my c10.  The problem is when they heat up, the grips get loose on the bars and start sliding around. The.  Instructions said not.  To use grip glue so not sure what my options are.  I did not replace the grips.  I just re used the grips I had on it.  Try other grips?  Other ideas?

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Re: Grip heater solution needed
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2016, 10:01:33 pm »
I've had techs tell me to use epoxy instead of grip glue...

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Re: Grip heater solution needed
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2016, 10:21:48 pm »
I used BrakeMaster brand which included grips. I used hairspray under the first one (left-since it was not meant to rotate anyway) and it dried before I got it all the way seated and it STUCK right away. The other one (right) I used one "run" of grip glue which came with the grips and it dried much slower, but after half hour or so, it stuck, too. I used compressed air to get the old ones off and it appeared they had had glue used on them, too.
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Re: Grip heater solution needed
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2016, 11:32:47 pm »
Maybe if you ask Murphs, he might have some ideas.

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Re: Grip heater solution needed
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2016, 10:25:31 pm »
Safety wire?

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Re: Grip heater solution needed
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2016, 10:53:15 pm »
Pull the grips off if they come off that easy. Spray some hair spray on the bar ends and inside the grips and slide them back on. Let them dry and hopefully that will solve the problem.

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Re: Grip heater solution needed
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2016, 03:44:25 am »
I have Oxford Heaterz, and they came with a tube of superglue. I installed them about 5 years ago. I re-gluled the right one about 3 years ago, left one is holding well.
Maybe other glues work better, but I'm happy with the super glue.

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