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I own a 2008 Yamaha V-Star Silverado. I was trailering the bike and the handlebars rotated downward. How can I get to the bolts to adjust the bars and bring them back up?

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  • pso728 Apr 25, 2010

    Joe, the problem I have is the caps that are likely covering those allen bolts. I have tried to gently pry the caps off with a small screw driver but they won't come off.

  • pso728 Apr 25, 2010

    Joe, the problem is GETTING to the bolts. I am going to assume they will be allen bolts. It is the fact that they are covered by caps that won't come off when I tried prying them (albiet gently) using a screwdriver.

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Hello. In order to get to the bolts you will need socket wrenches. You can often borrow tools from many auto parts stores. Call a few stores and see who has a tool loan program. You may have to use the tools at their location so trailer your bike to the store. Joe

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