Shortening levers for handguards


6 replies to this topic
  • rokklym

Posted January 08, 2005 - 07:14 PM

#1

I got the Moose handguards and need to shorten the levers. Whats the best way to do this?

  • ttr125smms120

Posted January 08, 2005 - 07:15 PM

#2

cut the balls off :cry:

  • rokklym

Posted January 08, 2005 - 07:29 PM

#3

Yeah, but do you use a hacksaw or what? what the best thing for cutting aluminum.

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  • HeadTrauma

Posted January 08, 2005 - 09:52 PM

#4

A hacksaw is your best bet for cutting metal and aluminum is no sweat. A file and/or sandpaper will clean up the end pretty well. Your other option is to buy shorter levers.

  • frankstr

Posted January 09, 2005 - 05:40 AM

#5

A hacksaw or cutoff wheel with a die grinder:thumbsup: :cry:

Use a file and some 80 grit sandpaper to smooth up the ends...

  • Rockjockey

Posted January 09, 2005 - 05:34 PM

#6

A bolt cutter works quite well also.It's quick and painless!:cry:

  • ODSC1

Posted January 10, 2005 - 08:52 AM

#7

Before cutting the balls off your levers try sliding the perches inwards on the bars. I use Enduro Engineering handguards with the stock levers intact.


Brian
XR650R





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