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Old 03-15-2011, 01:19 PM
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Default Willie G Skull hand grips

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I'm planning to buy new hand grips for my 08 Sportster 883L,
but there are three different sizes , 1.3", 1.5" and 1.6" diameter.
Which one is the right one for my bike?
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Old 03-15-2011, 01:41 PM
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They all fit, depends on your hand size for comfort. I got the Kuryakyn ISOs because they get good reviews in here and are oversized. The stock grips were smaller diameter and hard. My hands would get tired and numb after a while. The ISOs helped with that. I was considering the willie Gs but not many good reviews in past threads. If you look at the HD catalogue
, they each say 96 or later XL.
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Old 03-15-2011, 01:43 PM
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stock handle bars are 1" at least on my 08 sporty.
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Old 03-15-2011, 02:12 PM
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Ok, I get it.
They all fit on the handlebar and it is the outer diameter that's different.

Not so good reviews you say!
Maybe I should do some more research!
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Old 03-15-2011, 02:29 PM
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The chrome on mine are peeling pretty bad. They were on the bike when I got it, but it only had 1200 miles and they were already starting to peel then.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:23 PM
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i have had mine on for a few years. almost 20,000 miles and no pealing. I got the phat ones and like them. The rubber inserts have some wear on them but that is it.
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My dad has the 1.6 on his fat boy and he likes them so far ... like mentioned above they will all fit but depending on what size is comfortable for you is the one to go with ... so far no negative feedback on them but hes only had em for about thousand miles so we will see.
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They came on my Nightster when I bought it. I like the look and so far no issues with peeling or unusual wear.
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Have had no problem with mine. I have the 1.5 and they are very comfortable too. I just wish they had the skull on the end cap as well.
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