NOTE: This is a static archive copy of STWiki. The site can no longer be edited.

Grip Removal and Installation

Tools and Supplies


  • Very small, thin straight-blade screwdriver


  • Lacquer Thinner
  • WD-40
  • Old towel


Slide the screwdriver between the grip and handlebar or throttle drum.

Squirt WD-40 into the opening.

Wiggle the screwdriver to spread the WD-40 around.

The grip should slide off.


Thoroughly clean the handlebar or throttle drum with lacquer thinner.

Thoroughly clean the grip with lacquer thinner.

Spread the towel out underneath the grip.

Pour lacquer thinner in the grip and shake vigorously to coat the inside.

Slide the grip onto the handlebar before the lacquer thinner inside the grip can dry (approximately one minute).

Once the lacquer thinner has dried, the grip will not move.


-- MarkFeit - 23 Nov 2008
Topic revision: r1 - 23 Nov 2008, MarkFeit
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding STWiki? Send feedback