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I bought the other day the Nostalgic grip for my Nightster, but waoo what pain in the neck..I need some help, especially with the right hand..I`m Lost big time..

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What's the problem? If you want to loosen old grips or put new ones on, rubbing alcohol works great.
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That I should do,How I put the rubbing alcohol...Yes I `m tryng the get rid of the old and put the new ones..
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A factory service manual is a wonderful thing... on the right hand make sure you wedge a small piece of cardboard in the brake lever. There is a small switch in there that controls the rear brake light... it is fragile and many a person have broken it.

You need to adjust the throttle and idle cable to give enough slack to release the barrel ends from the old grip. Roll back the protective rubber cover to get to the nut. Be careful as those barrels on the end of the wire have a tendency to go flying or fall on the floor never to be seen again.

To remove the left grip you might have to cut it off. I did when I did mine.
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Ok, I`ll got try all this input...Keep U guys post in a while...Hey thanks to all of you for the tips.

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Hey hey

Success, Grips are on, and look FREAKING awesome..Thanks to all of you..Now let hit the road..is a Beautiful day here in WPB, FL..

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