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  • Offline Zombie biker   gb

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    What size is,,,,,,,,
    on: Jan 07, 2022, 10:03 pm
    Jan 07, 2022, 10:03 pm
    Happy new year all.
    Quick question I have versys  mk2 650,looked everywhere getting conflicting results.
    I want to buy Oxford heated grips Advanced,they are on sale.
    Which size as can't check now or tomorrow.
    Some people say sports fit perfectly,some say bit short with gap?
    Others say Adventure fit perfectly,or way to long.
    I just want to fit with least hassle, cutting or having gaps.
    And yes tried search on here ,million hits after 6 page gave up
    So anyone got THE definitive answer?
    Well thank you
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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #1 on: Jan 08, 2022, 11:08 am
    Jan 08, 2022, 11:08 am
    I have the sports on my Mk3.

    They were fitted by dealer at time of purchase, so I never saw the originals or how easy/difficult they were to fit.

    They work well though, never had any complaints after 3yrs of year round use
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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #2 on: Jan 08, 2022, 04:19 pm
    Jan 08, 2022, 04:19 pm
    I fitted the Oxford Adventure type to my Versys 1000. They needed shortening, I think the instructions advise how far you can go.

    If you've got the nouse to fit them shortening them is a breeze.

    TB

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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #3 on: Jan 08, 2022, 05:51 pm
    Jan 08, 2022, 05:51 pm
    From the various Oxford Heated Grips web pages  :028:

    1. Adventure grips
    Adjustable length Max 132mm - Min 122mm

    2. Sports Grips
    Adjustable length Max 123mm - Min 114mm

    3. Touring Grips
    Adjustable length Max 120mm - Min 110mm

    www.oxfordproducts.com/motorcycle/product_type/accessories/handlebar_accessories/heated_grips/page:1/display:96/

    Last Edit: Jan 08, 2022, 05:54 pm by TowerMan
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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #4 on: Jan 14, 2022, 08:41 am
    Jan 14, 2022, 08:41 am
    Apologies if I'm too late to the party. I've got a mk 2, I fitted the advanced sports version to mine with no problem on size.
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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #5 on: Jan 14, 2022, 04:23 pm
    Jan 14, 2022, 04:23 pm
    Thanks all,I think I go with sports .cheers
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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #6 on: Jan 14, 2022, 04:24 pm
    Jan 14, 2022, 04:24 pm
    *Originally Posted by ArfurB [+]
    Apologies if I'm too late to the party. I've got a mk 2, I fitted the advanced sports version to mine with no problem on size.
    Thanks I was torn between sports/adventure,but with your help,sports no cutting involved.
    Cheers
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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #7 on: Jan 15, 2022, 02:55 pm
    Jan 15, 2022, 02:55 pm
    I also made my own bracket out of ally as the Oxford one rusts. Hope these links to the gallery work!

    https://photos.versys.co.uk/image/HSS6t
    https://photos.versys.co.uk/image/HSXXz
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    Re: What size is,,,,,,,,
    Reply #8 on: Jan 23, 2022, 02:47 am
    Jan 23, 2022, 02:47 am
    *Originally Posted by ArfurB [+]
    I also made my own bracket out of ally as the Oxford one rusts. Hope these links to the gallery work!

    https://photos.versys.co.uk/image/HSS6t
    https://photos.versys.co.uk/image/HSXXz

    Yep, they work and that's spot on!

    you're right the oxford one does rust and look a bit naff after not very long. The blue light or the light for the coolest two settings has also gone, but just the LED, the heat still works.
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