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will my cables need extending on a 07 efi 883r if i put buckhorn bars on,i know the brake pipe will need changing
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There's some slack in the cables, a few inches.

The brake line can be bent to get a little more from it but looks bad.

A braided brake line would be a good upgrade for an eight year old scoot.
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My brake line was OK, I needed a new clutch cable. I don't know if this was the same as yours.
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My brake line was OK, I needed a new clutch cable. I don't know if this was the same as yours.
i ride an 07 883r efi whats yours?
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would i be better keeping the orignal bars and changing the risers for something that sits back
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