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I just installed some Harris grips and now my throttle sticks...when i put the bar ends back on it barely moves....I tried pulling the grip away from the center of the bike and it helps for a few times then sticks again [V]...any ideas?

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Do you have it pushed all the way on? If not, when you put the barend on it could be squeezing the grip.
 

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Make sure it doesn't rub on the barend or the throttle cable housing. If it does, cut some off the outside end and try to move it down. Also make sure the barend is not binding the phonelic tube as it may not even be the grip.
 

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i had the same prob i just cut the end of the rubber grip off by about 3mm and prob solved it was like cruise control ha-ha not to safe tho...
 

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The same thing happened to me the first time I installed new grips too. Like already mentioend, the grip is just not quite pisitioned properly...or it could be too long depending on the brand/type. Adjust the position, or if you can't get it to fit, put it under the knife. For the record, I've never had to cut the Progrips I've installed (2 sets).
 

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I didnt use any adhesives...i just slid the grips on when i took the stock ones off...It snaps ok with the bar end off...but when i go to put he bar end on it really won't let the throttle move. They are the Harris ZX grips.

Do u think i loosened the throttle cable by installing the grip?
I think i'm going to have to cut it though because i definately don't want that cruise control feature...

Thanks for all your inputs

Keep them coming if you have any other ideas
 

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hey, i installed the same grips (HARRIS) also and as soon as i put them on i realized that throttle was sticking . So i just wiggled the grip out a fraction and it works great now.
 

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Ok I fixed the problem without cutting. I put a washer between the bar end and the handlebars and it gave it enough clearance so the throttle doesn't stick.
Man i'm glad i didn't have to cut my grips:D
 

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Mine was the same way, fine until I reinstalled the bar end. I was able to adjust the grip w/o using a washer though, but whatever works.
 

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Don't cut the grip move the lever over a hair towards the left. there's your space!!!:D
 
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