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Grip heater element suggestions?
« on: August 24, 2018, 02:18:23 pm »
I'm wanting to install grip's {like Murph sells} as I've had his grip on all my Connie's.
But, My C-14 came with heated grips and I want to keep heated grips..

Does someone offer a heater element that can be installed under the {Murph's} grips?
If yes; How do you handle the wiring movement on the throttle side?
  {The stock heated grip has wiring that is made to be flexed.}

Suggestions?

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Re: Grip heater element suggestions?
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2018, 02:36:56 pm »
The heater elements I used on my C10 came prewired, so go with that and just make sure there is enough slack so that they can twist without kinking.

Are you saying that the C14 grips have the heater elements inside the grips and are lost after replacing the grips?
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Re: Grip heater element suggestions?
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2018, 02:46:15 pm »
Yes, the element is molded inside the grips on the C-14 grips.

I prefer the diameter/and design of the grips Murph sells...
I suspect/hope others have figured out a solution?

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Re: Grip heater element suggestions?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2018, 03:18:44 pm »
Okay. If you go with installing different heating elements, then expect to lose heat as the new grips will add more insulation.
Also, don't know if the C14 electrics will properly drive the new heating elements.

Let us know how it goes.
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Re: Grip heater element suggestions?
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2018, 07:06:53 pm »
Yes, the element is molded inside the grips on the C-14 grips.

I prefer the diameter/and design of the grips Murph sells...
I suspect/hope others have figured out a solution?

Ride safe, Ted

You may be better off using Grip Puppies or something similar over your stock grips.

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Re: Grip heater element suggestions?
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2018, 04:26:16 pm »
Your probably right. Just hoping someone had a solution.
I've used the grips' {like Murph sells} for 18 years on my other bikes, and really like them.
Wanted to put them on the 14, but it appears that a heater element is not a good option.

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