heated grips on ETZ251?

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heated grips on ETZ251?

Postby alexxx » Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:47 am

Hi Folks,

Has anyone fitted heated handlebar grips on their ETZ (or similar vintage) I noticed there is a hole in the body of one of the new standard grips I have, I guess this is for cable entry? would this prevent me from using standard heated grips?

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Re: heated grips on ETZ251?

Postby DAVID THOMPSON » Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:00 pm

having enough electrical power to run them would be the big problem
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Re: heated grips on ETZ251?

Postby ivor » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:58 am

Hole in the grips isn't for a cable. Usually there for the fixing screw for end cap or mirror.
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Re: heated grips on ETZ251?

Postby Blurredman » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:18 am

Indeed.

You don't have to have the hole in the grip however.

You can loosen and shift the brake cylinder, choke and clamp to the left around half an inch and you will be able to unscrew or screw the end cap. I like doing this.
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