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Fix; GORILLA GLUE!.. Mix this with a bit of water. Until it starts to get tan in color, stringy in texture. spread this out over the sleeve, and do so in a hurry! twist the new grip on as quickly as you can. This glue waits for no man. you may need another person to hold onto the opposite side. because you'll probably be twisting on the new grip with everything you got to get it where you want it... The grips will not be coming loose anytime soon afterwards. I used the glue supplied by kuryakn.. Lasted about 2 months. Knowbuddy
 

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Only one problem with this. The grips will wear out before the glue does. And when them time comes to replace them...you're going to need a gorilla to get them off.
 

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lol :dude: well, the kuryakn grips i have on the bike are mostly chromed steel except for cushioned rubber that the hand rests on. a grinder with a thin cut-off wheel would be needed to to remove them anyway. they are not of the vinyl or foam type... kuryakn quality!.. really. it was the left grip that had come completly loose on me. not on the throttle sleeve. it can be dealt with when the time comes. Knowbuddy
 

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Superglue works pretty good too. Don't get the instant glue but the gel type, gives you some time to get it in place and where you want it. Then let it sit for a while.
 

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I put new grips on about 3 years ago and used hairspray. Had seen that suggested back then on this forum. Have not had any problems with them coming loose.
 

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I put new grips on about 3 years ago and used hairspray. Had seen that suggested back then on this forum. Have not had any problems with them coming loose.
 

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I put new grips on about 3 years ago and used hairspray. Had seen that suggested back then on this forum. Have not had any problems with them coming loose.
I also use hairspray,works for me
 

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Now that is the second time I've heard hairspray. I was just about to go buy some superglue myself, I'll try the hairspray, but sure hope it don't come off on me somewhere out on the range.

Any trick to using it?
 

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I used a clear glue two part that I buy at the auto parts store dry to the touch in five minuets plenty of time to put them on they way I wanted and it will stay. If I want them off a googd hit or two should do the trick
 

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i also remember back when i was a little younger. the tine when i needed new grips on my first bicycle. My father took a little liquid dish soap. And spread that across to grip area of the handle bars. put on the new grips.Then left themto sit overnight.. the next day there was no way you could pull those new grips off the bike!. i cant explain how this works or why. And i'm not sure it would ever work on our motorcycles we ride today?. And i never found out, where my father ever learned of this..? Anybody ever try this?..
 

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i also remember back when i was a little younger. the tine when i needed new grips on my first bicycle. My father took a little liquid dish soap. And spread that across to grip area of the handle bars. put on the new grips.Then left themto sit overnight.. the next day there was no way you could pull those new grips off the bike!. i cant explain how this works or why. And i'm not sure it would ever work on our motorcycles we ride today?. And i never found out, where my father ever learned of this..? Anybody ever try this?..
This is the only way i put grips on. Just enough dishwashing liquid to make them slick
( ONLY ONE OR TWO DROPS PER GRIP!!!) and then work it around with your finger. Next day you wont get them off easily anyhow.
 

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Did you ever regrip golf clubs?they use a thin tape on the shaft,make wet with water,slide grip on shaft,might work on your bike
 

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Hey redeyes, Golf? is'nt that where you are taking a really nice walk. and all of a sudden it get's spoiled by a small white ball?. Knowbuddy:cool:
 

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Hey redeyes, Golf? is'nt that where you are taking a really nice walk. and all of a sudden it get's spoiled by a small white ball?. Knowbuddy:cool:
HMMMMM..greens fee or chrome????
 

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Got new Kuryakyn grips this year, too... I think pretty much anything will work on the throttle side, but I had a heck of a time getting the clutch side to stick directly to the chrome. Super glue, Gorilla Glue, epoxy... all let go. What did work was to wrap the handlebar with friction tape, starting with the inner part working out towards the end, and then I wet it mineral spirits til it got slippery, then slid the grip on. Solid as a rock.

Oh yeah, found that tip here somewhere... love this site. :cooler:
 
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