Grip glue substitute?


35 replies to this topic
  • Fulltilt3

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:10 PM

#1

I know there are many ways to get new grips into their proper place and keep them there, but wanted to know if there are any that seem to be more effective than paying 10 bucks for a small tube of grip glue.

Anyone? I used red rtv the other night and it worked ok. It was still not dry on one side after 24hrs, so i pulled it off and sprayed some cleaner on it and re-installed it. Safety wire and all is good. I would like to find something cheap like that only that would dry faster.

Any ideas?

  • ktm723

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:12 PM

#2

gas.

I like using contact cleaner to get them on then use wire to hold it there. Thats the best way IMO.

  • 132

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:25 PM

#3

I tried spray paint for the 1st time works better then any grip glue I used I also safety wire them to Rick

  • saddog

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:28 PM

#4

Gasket cinch... :cry:

  • Litespeed_67

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:37 PM

#5

Hair spray

  • bubbat

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:40 PM

#6

Spray paint and safety wire.

  • greatpunkin

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:41 PM

#7

I've had sucess using hairspray or soaking the inside of the grip in alcohol. Always use safety wire no matter you use.

  • Rokatt88

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:41 PM

#8

I get contact glue for .99 cents at Big Lots. Looks and smells just like Renthal's glue. Safety wire and yer all set.

  • Fulltilt3

Posted February 03, 2005 - 12:44 PM

#9

Thanks for the input. That is exactly what I needed. I like the spray paint idea. I know I have 3 lifetime supplies of that somewhere in the garage.

  • CRFfofiddy

Posted February 03, 2005 - 01:09 PM

#10

Contact cement and wire, they never slip. :cry:

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  • brrpr

Posted February 03, 2005 - 01:44 PM

#11

spraypaint.

  • SXGalCRF250R

Posted February 03, 2005 - 03:12 PM

#12

$10 for grip glue? I just paid $5 at my local dealer. You got ripped off!!

I've also heard that hairspray works well too.

  • yamaha329

Posted February 03, 2005 - 03:15 PM

#13

hair spray :cry:

  • buck_y_lee

Posted February 03, 2005 - 03:32 PM

#14

Electrical tape.

  • ONLY4STROKES

Posted February 03, 2005 - 04:11 PM

#15

I know there are many ways to get new grips into their proper place and keep them there, but wanted to know if there are any that seem to be more effective than paying 10 bucks for a small tube of grip glue.

Anyone? I used red rtv the other night and it worked ok. It was still not dry on one side after 24hrs, so i pulled it off and sprayed some cleaner on it and re-installed it. Safety wire and all is good. I would like to find something cheap like that only that would dry faster.

Any ideas?


1. put electrical tape around the bar where the grip goes

2. spray some wd40 on the tape, and a little in the grip

3. slide the grip on, then let it sit overnight.

viola! it dries and the grip wont move anywhere.

  • husky1360

Posted February 03, 2005 - 04:25 PM

#16

monkey snot/yellow colored weatherstrip. smear some arounf the end of the grip and it will keep the H2O out. Spraying things on it doesn't seem to work as good, in my experience.

spraying the tape, now thats a good idear. :cry:

  • wantmorepower

Posted February 03, 2005 - 05:38 PM

#17

Hair spray!! I use it on mine and they never want to come off. Sure beats a $12 for a dinky tube of Renthal "Grip Glue" which sucks.

  • Leardriver

Posted February 03, 2005 - 05:41 PM

#18

Liquid nail works perfectly, and it comes in a huge tube for a couple of bucks.

  • JLC

Posted February 03, 2005 - 05:46 PM

#19

Super glue gel in the grip opening, wd40 on the bar, slam it home and wire. Drys in five minutes.

I came up with this a few years back after much trial and error. Then I see the Pro Circuit guys doing the same thing in one of the magazines. They ripped me off. :cry:

  • motoxrider969

Posted February 03, 2005 - 05:58 PM

#20

What is this safety wire you all are talking about, ive never heard of it.





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