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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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need help figuring which bars I need

Well I've researched bars so much I'm even more confusedthan when I started. Looking for an ape, or sweep. I dont mind the stock bars but they need to come up atleast 3" and toward the fairing more. I rolled them forward but the grip angle looks and feels ridiculous....angled up.

I'd prefer a straight wrist also...more like a drag bar. Anyone have experience with a bar that might be what i'm looking for. I've been leaning towards a 12" or 14" ape....but minimal pullback. And I also dont want my wrists angled downward either.

So hard to guess at a bar without seeing it in person. Help a guy out
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Seen a bunch of guys on here with Wild One Outlawz. Seems to fit what you are describing. Really good looking bar. Me? I went with the 12" WO502's for more pullback and relaxed feel. Hopefully they will post some pics for you. All personal preference. Good luck.


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Leaning towards khrome werks 12" fat ape or yaffee oem 12" ape right now. But every time I try looking around I find 2 more brands and 20 different bars. Gets confusing as heck. Thanks for your help
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Check out KST Kustoms. They make some nice bars and they,re polished stainless. They will build you what you want as well. I just had a set made and the install happens in a couple weeks. Great guys to work with. I'll post pics later on. Here's my bars. 14" Whitehead customs. Sorry about the bad lighting.
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BR Custom bars.. Great bars, just take a long time to get. They're made when you purchase it.


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I went with the wild1 502. Theyre 12.5 tall, 36.5" wide and 12" pullback. I believe it gives you 42degrees of wrist angle. believe it or not that combo works really good together. FYI, this is one of the most difficult mods to make cuz its a very subjective topic and every bar manufacturer measures differently

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I'm in the same boat as you. I have been looking for weeks now and think I am going to go with the Ness Modular bars. A little on the expensive side but looking on ebay I can pick up a set for $360. They also look easy to wire, I don't think they will need new cables and look to be very adjustable.

I think they look great too!




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I am also in the same boat. I have been looking at the BR customs bagger drag bars with the 12" rise and the Sinister drag bars.
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