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Hello everyone. I just picked up a 790 duke and I absolutely love it. But my bike came with the grab handle for the rear seat and I want to remove it. im assuming I need shorter screws since i wont have the grab handle anymore on the bike. Anyone know the part numbers for the screws that I need to replace on it?
 

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I love grab handles on bikes, makes maneuvering them when you're off it so much easier. Never understood why people want to remove them.
I def. see the function, but being the 790D is so lite, (compared to my whale of a ZX014R), I actually prefer the 'form' on them removed. It's an aesthetic, and only personal opinion based. :grin:
 

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I def. see the function, but being the 790D is so lite, (compared to my whale of a ZX014R), I actually prefer the 'form' on them removed. It's an aesthetic, and only personal opinion based. :grin:
I bought some screws to use to remove it, sa mine didn't come with them and I never asked the dealer for them. However, I completely feel the opposite. I like the look of it installed, plus I use it to lock up my helmet once in a while, and to pull the back end around if I need to. I guess I keep it on for the function more than the look, but I can see how the clean look is killer....especially with the rear seat cowl installed.
 

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I'm trying to remove mine but even the shorter screws seem too long. Are there supposed to be spacers for them?
 

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Hello everyone. I just picked up a 790 duke and I absolutely love it. But my bike came with the grab handle for the rear seat and I want to remove it. im assuming I need shorter screws since i wont have the grab handle anymore on the bike. Anyone know the part numbers for the screws that I need to replace on it?
I had to put 8Mx1.25x25mm in the front holes, and 8Mx1.25x30mm in the rear holes. Someone else on this forum used 25mm in all 4 holes. Good luck
 

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I'd only think about leaving the grab handle if the bike had a center stand. Without one, and being so light, I'll also remove it immediately. But I noticed the weird angle and holes on the bodywork, so wondering how it looks without the handle. Does anybody have some pics? And do regular 790s (and 890s) come with a seat cowl from the factory? I thought only the Rs, and same thing with the extra bolts and exhaust hanger. I'll have to buy one of those.
 

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I'd only think about leaving the grab handle if the bike had a center stand. Without one, and being so light, I'll also remove it immediately. But I noticed the weird angle and holes on the bodywork, so wondering how it looks without the handle. Does anybody have some pics? And do regular 790s (and 890s) come with a seat cowl from the factory? I thought only the Rs, and same thing with the extra bolts and exhaust hanger. I'll have to buy one of those.
Do a search you will find the pics
 

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I love grab handles on bikes, makes maneuvering them when you're off it so much easier. Never understood why people want to remove them.
They are fugly!
 

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I screwed up when I said m10 it's m8 by 1.25x25 I used 25 on all four I think other people used 20mm on the front and 25 mm on the back
 
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