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post #1 of 60 (permalink) Old 02-27-2017, 07:51 AM Thread Starter
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Cool Installed: Factory 47 14in Signature Bars!

Hi guys,

I finally was able to get my bars installed onto my RGS. The dealer quoted 6+ hours of labor so I decided to tackle it myself. Please keep in mind my mechanical experience goes as far as bolting my own pipes on, changing the A/c and installing a tuner...so it is limited.

The whole process took about 3.5 hours, hardest part being the re wiring of the bars. The 14in bars do NOT require any wire extentions. With that being said it is still a tight fit, and the cables are a pain in the @ss to get through because of the sharp 90 degree angles.

Also to get the clutch side grip off, most say you have to cut it off, however I soaked it in boiling hot water for 45 minutes and it slid right off. Just an FYI.

I'm here to hopefully answer any questions folks might have about the install and the bars. I live in MA so yesterday it was 28 degrees out, and I took it my bike for the first ride of the season - fired right up after being on a battery tender all winter. I finally was able to get some throttle therapy - enjoy the photos!
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Getting there - sorry the files are big I had to break this up
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All done! Love the look and feel. Just FYI I am 6'1 and they fit perfect. I originally had ordered 12in but factory47's customer service recommended the 14s for someone my height, and they were 100% right!

They also provided me with a military discount
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Congrats on a job well done


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Nice job and the bike looks great!! Yeah, running the cables is the biggest pain in the rear. But well worth the trouble
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Nice job. Feels good to do it on your own don't it.
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Got the Same Bars

I am 6'4 and have the same bars. They are bad ass.
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Looks great!, your right getting the plugs and cables around the sharp corners sucks
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Nice job bro! The best part of what you just did by installing these on your own is figuring out what to do with cash you saved by not paying the stealer the 6+ hours of install time.
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