Grip slip

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Grip slip

Post by lacanars » Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:16 pm

Just put new ISO grips on but they slip, I don't mind it so much on the left one but with the throttle side it makes for a pain. I searched around and saw to try hair spray but this didn't work, any suggestions to make it not slide around?

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Re: Grip slip

Post by Fulcrum » Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:34 pm

I would start off by removing them and re-cleaning the grip shafts with rubbing alcohol. Then depending on how permanant you want them. You can use permanant stuff like grip glue, contact cement, or 3m spray adhesive will definitely hold them. Or a little bit of permatex should work and not be too much of a pain to get off later. If they are slipping now, wait till summer time, those suckers will be all over the place.

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Re: Grip slip

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:02 am

I've heard of people using glue intended for gluing rubber tires to plastic rims on radio control cars. It's black goo, and available at any R/C toy store or online. It apparently works amazingly well.

That said, I just use regular grip glue, intended for use with motorcycle grips.

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Re: Grip slip

Post by littlebeaver » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:06 am

I have ISO grips as well, I think I used emblem glue you can find it at any auto parts store...

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