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Cables for 16" ape hangers on a Vulcan 1500 - VN 1500 Vulcan Classic Tourer Fi kawasaki Motorcycles

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SOURCE: rewiring, changing ape hanger handle bars to std

Try looking up Powersprtseast.com They have a parts fische you can use and though not in color itself may have colors labled on diagram for wiring harness.

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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SOURCE: I installed ape hangers(16)on my Valcan vn2000

You will need to get longer throttle cables. You are putting them in a bind and that dangorus.
Heres a link that will help you out.
http://www.motionpro.com/

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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SOURCE: I am changing the handlebars to 16

To change the throttle/idle cables, first you need to remove the fuel tanks so you can get to the carb/throttle body. Loosen the adjusters at the throttle grip on the handlebars. Remove the idle cable first and the remove the throttle cable from the carb/throttle body. Then take the two bolts out of the throttle grip housing halves and carefully seperate them. Remove the old cables from the twist grip. Reinstall new cables in the reverse procedure. Before starting the bike, make absolutely sure that the throttle cables work like they're supposed to and the carb/throttle body will close completely.

To remove the clutch cable, remove exhaust system or whatever might be in the way on the right side of the bike. You need to remove the right side transmission cover. Drain the transmission oil. Remove the chrome right side transmission cover. Disconnect the clutch cable from the clutch release mechanism. Screw the end of the clutch cable out of the cover and take the cable loose from the clutch lever on the handlebars. Reinstall in reverse order making sure you install a new O-ring on the cable at the transmission cover. Replace cover and refill transmission with oil. Reinstall anything else you had to take off.

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

wd4ity
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SOURCE: @sbcglobal.nethow long should the clutch

I usually use a piece of wire and tape it the original cable until the cable stops. Then, I run the wire on up to the clutch lever. Remove the wire and measure it.

Then go to Barnett's site and order the cable or see if they've got a "ready made" cable.
http://www.barnettclutches.com/products/custom_measuring_guide.aspx

Good luck
Steve

Posted on Oct 15, 2010

wd4ity
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SOURCE: Iwant to install a set

Nobody sells a kit specifically for this job but the parts are available. Custom Chrome sells the wiring extension kits. Barnett offers or will make us a set of cables for you but you must tell them the length of the cables. Once you figure out how long the cables need to be, you may find that they've already got them available. I usually put the bars on and then use stiff wire to "fabricate" a cable. Once you get the wire run like you want it, take off and measure it. This is the cable length you need. You can go to Barrnett's website and they've got a page that tells you how to measure the cable from the total length that you got using the wire.

Good Luck
Steve

Posted on Apr 26, 2011

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Try looking up Powersprtseast.com They have a parts fische you can use and though not in color itself may have colors labled on diagram for wiring harness.

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