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Kuryakyn ISO and grip heaters

Discussion in 'Tech Q&A' started by Draikaiden, Nov 28, 2020.

  1. Draikaiden

    Draikaiden New Member

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    Hey all,
    Before I destroy my ISO grips trying, is it possible to separate the grip from the throttle tube?
    Seems like it would just be glued.
    Reason I ask is that I installed grip heaters. On the left hand side they get almost uncomfortably hot with bare hands, but on the throttle side the throttle tube really dampens the heating effect. The grip is getting warm but it is quite a bit cooler than the clutch side and takes twice as long to get there.
    Is it possible to install the heating unit between the throttle tube and the grip?
    Is it worth it vs buying a dedicated heated grip?
    Anyone know of a solution in a red that would compliment the pinstriping on my Hardball?

    Thanks for your feedback all.
     
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    On my 1992 Honda Goldwing, I put the heater element between the grip and the tube. Worked great.
    You should be able to take the end cap off the grip and work the grip free by sliding a thin, flat blade screwdriver between the grip and tube, working it around the tube to free up the grip


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    Thanks for the feedback Dusty.
     
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    Or ya could just add a tube to other side to even m out, that would solve ur too hot for bare hands issue.
     
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    Which heaters have you installed? I'm guessing (by the above) that they are the king to go inside the bars; I forget the brand name, but installed some in my old ElectraGlide. They worked well, but to balance the felt heat of them, I put a layer of large-diameter shrink tube around the left, non-throttle, bar, as an inslulating layer. Yes, it takes a little longer for the bars to warm up, but because you're heating steel instead of just plastic, they stay warm longer.
     
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    I’m guessing he has the thin Mylar ones that wrap around the bars/tube



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