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post #1 of 5 Old 09-04-2008, 09:03 PM Thread Starter
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Handle bar end weights?

Anyone have any recommendations? The set that came on my bike is now one short. Guess the vibration finally shook it off. So I am looking at replacement weights. This is for stock handlebars.
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post #2 of 5 Old 09-04-2008, 09:20 PM
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Had a set of bar end weights but found they didn't do much for the vibration. Ended up having to remove them anyway when I upgraded the hand guards. that likely did more for vibration than the end weights.

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post #3 of 5 Old 11-17-2008, 11:44 AM
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The vibration is bothersome when trying to see whats happening behind you as the mirrors shake too much, we used some lead shot (bird shot from a gun smith/dealer) take off the bars, push a plug about to where the cross bar connects, pour in the lead shot and top it up with resin (dont forget to add the hardener/catylist), allow it to set and repaet on the other side. If its the mirror vibration giving you the hard time fitt the ruberised anti vibration things, works well. good luck.
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post #4 of 5 Old 11-17-2008, 01:15 PM
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Or you could just pull the clutch in for a couple seconds to see whats back there. Not exactly like I am trying to read their license plate number..

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