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anybody knows what kind of tool and size to remove the stock bar ends? thx much!
 

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T-60 torx fits the stock ones.


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I bought T60 torx for Harbor Freight and didn't work ...I wish They had 12mm alien to try but it's too late now I got them off . Boy there pretty heavy and longer compare to the Ducati performance one. I wonder if they're used for balancing the bike and changing them will affect the performance ?
 

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I bought T60 torx for Harbor Freight and didn't work ...I wish They had 12mm alien to try but it's too late now I got them off . Boy there pretty heavy and longer compare to the Ducati performance one. I wonder if they're used for balancing the bike and changing them will affect the performance ?

I might be wrong, but think the weight is to help reduce vibration.



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I might be wrong, but think the weight is to help reduce vibration.

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What he said! They are weighted to correctly offset the vibrational resonance in the handlebar tube. They are not 100% though for everyone, some people may need heavier or lighter.
 

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I bought T60 torx for Harbor Freight and didn't work ...I wish They had 12mm alien to try but it's too late now I got them off . Boy there pretty heavy and longer compare to the Ducati performance one. I wonder if they're used for balancing the bike and changing them will affect the performance ?
May I ask how you eventully got them off? I couldn't find a 12mm Allen key? No store in NY sold anything more then a 10mm. So I tired a T60 and it didn't work. Finally got a 12mm Allen online and tried tonight but it won't budge.
 

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May I ask how you eventully got them off? I couldn't find a 12mm Allen key? No store in NY sold anything more then a 10mm. So I tired a T60 and it didn't work. Finally got a 12mm Allen online and tried tonight but it won't budge.
Use a breaker bar, makes it a piece of cake.
 

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Well the allen you bought it most likely a 1/2" drive not a 3/8". A breaker bar is basically just a ratchet that has an uber long handle, like 2' long with a head that does not rotate like a ratchet.

Just buy a breaker bar with a 1/2" drive and you will be good to go. The longer the handle, the move leverage you have.
 

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May I ask how you eventully got them off? I couldn't find a 12mm Allen key? No store in NY sold anything more then a 10mm. So I tired a T60 and it didn't work. Finally got a 12mm Allen online and tried tonight but it won't budge.
Yeah you can't get it off using Allen . I got mine using monkey wrench ...the plumbers use those . I put a piece of cloth over the bar end trying not to scratch it and put all the ass I had . At the end they budge . The original bar ends got scratch a little but I'm not going to use them any way or if I decide to use them at one point I can polish them with my dremel tool . The problem is that treat is twice longer than on the one you just bought and plus I think they put treat lock on them too. Good luck and pay attention not to twist or brake the clip ons
 

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Just got my bar ends powder coated and will be picking them up soon. Does anybody have torque specs on this? They were on pretty darn tight - guessing around 50 ft lbs but that's a shot in the dark.
On items that are not mission critical I just trust my gut. Get it tight, just don't strip it. Not going anywhere.
 

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anybody knows what kind of tool and size to remove the stock bar ends? thx much!
Yeah I thought it was a torn key but it's not its a hex (Allen) key
Not sure of the mm size but it's definitely a hex key that fits
If you try to get a torn key you will not be able to get one large enough
Hope this helps
 

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Weighted to reduce vibration?

I just installed some mirror block of turn signals and was going to add a CRG bar end mirror?

I have to remove the OEM left bar end... so by removing the single OEM bar end and adding the CRG bar end attachment for the mirror, am I going to have vibration issues now because the left will now be lighter than the right?
 

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Thanks for the tips guys... i went to the local NAPA store and got a 3/8 attachment socket wrench attachment that had a 12mm allen tip, worked like a charm. Good $5.67 spent.
 
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