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Bolts for wedges
« on: October 01, 2017, 06:17:59 pm »
Can anyone tell what bolts come with the wedges? Just the stock configuration. I have two sets, and a bunch of bolts I'm trying to match to them so I can sell them. Do them come with only two 35 mm or a bolt for each hole?

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Re: Bolts for wedges
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2017, 09:34:04 pm »
Can anyone tell what bolts come with the wedges? Just the stock configuration. I have two sets, and a bunch of bolts I'm trying to match to them so I can sell them. Do them come with only two 35 mm or a bolt for each hole?

Thanks

I got 6 bolts and 6 washers with my wedges last month.  The washers are special as they are tapered
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Re: Bolts for wedges
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2017, 09:54:42 pm »
Can anyone tell what bolts come with the wedges? Just the stock configuration. I have two sets, and a bunch of bolts I'm trying to match to them so I can sell them. Do them come with only two 35 mm or a bolt for each hole?

Thanks

I got 6 bolts and 6 washers with my wedges last month.  The washers are special as they are tapered

Thanks. That helps.
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Re: Bolts for wedges
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2017, 08:44:07 am »
Murph's wedges' washers and/or bolts. <----- Click.   Murph sells the bolts and/or washers separately.
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Re: Bolts for wedges
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2017, 04:50:24 pm »
I apologize as this question does not directly answer your question Caffeinated, but it is related.

I just purchased a 2011 Connie with 2" risers (unknown mfg) already installed.  I then added the "Pullback Riser Adapters" from AST.  Although this is much more comfortable than just the 2" risers, I also ordered/received the wedges from Murphs.  My order selection from Murphs drop-down was "wedges with risers less than 1.75".  I did this because the height of the pullback adapters are less than 1.75".  Murphs sent the wedges and only two 3.5" bolts.  I sent an email indicating I needed six bolts slightly longer than the bolts currently holding the bars to the pullback adapters.  They responded by saying the two bolts they sent were correct.  That six bolts are used for bikes without risers.

*** After doing some additional research, I believe I know how the wedges should be installed.  The wedges should be installed directly on top of the 2" risers, with the pullback adapters on top of the wedges.*** 

What through me off were pics I found in another post, that had the wedges on TOP of the adapters.

Am I missing something?
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Re: Bolts for wedges
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2017, 01:47:40 pm »
I apologize as this question does not directly answer your question Caffeinated, but it is related.

I just purchased a 2011 Connie with 2" risers (unknown mfg) already installed.  I then added the "Pullback Riser Adapters" from AST.  Although this is much more comfortable than just the 2" risers, I also ordered/received the wedges from Murphs.  My order selection from Murphs drop-down was "wedges with risers less than 1.75".  I did this because the height of the pullback adapters are less than 1.75".  Murphs sent the wedges and only two 3.5" bolts.  I sent an email indicating I needed six bolts slightly longer than the bolts currently holding the bars to the pullback adapters.  They responded by saying the two bolts they sent were correct.  That six bolts are used for bikes without risers.

*** After doing some additional research, I believe I know how the wedges should be installed.  The wedges should be installed directly on top of the 2" risers, with the pullback adapters on top of the wedges.*** 

What through me off were pics I found in another post, that had the wedges on TOP of the adapters.

Am I missing something?

I believe if you purchase the wedges by themselves and are not using risers you get the 6 slightly longer bolts to accommodate the wedges and the washers.  If you are using the wedges with risers, you use 4 bolts that came with the risers, and use the 2 longer ones that came with the wedges when ordered with risers option. 

Concerning the AST adapter, I'm not exactly sure. AST should have instructions for those using the wedges. I believe the wedges are always on top of everything, since you have to use the special washers.
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Re: Bolts for wedges
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2017, 03:24:51 pm »
Thank you for your response Caffeinated.  I was able to install the wedges.  I installed them directly on top of the 2" risers.  I used one slightly longer bolt,  and two standard bolts on each side.  Although the wedges brought the bars back, they are still slightly too far forward for my short reach.

Since I just sold my last bike (Versys 650) to my brother, I have some $$$ to farkle the Connie.  I pulled the chord on HeliBar ST Horizons last night.  Also ordered Wolo Big Boy airhorn, and Canyon Cages.  Plenty of projects to keep me busy.