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Wondering if the TFT dash support grips from the 1290 as I’d love to eliminate the the need for the controls and keep it clean.
 

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I switched to heated gloves 3 or 4 years ago and will never go back to heated grips. They keep the whole hand warm and bike control on a cold day is just so much better. I use the Gerbing brand with a variable temperature controller. From memory, the cost wasn't hugely different from a reputable brand of heated grips.
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I've put Yamaha heated grips on my new toy, wired into the switch power supply behind the headlight. They are a little shorter that the OEM ones but look far better than the KTM grips with the crap looking bar mounted controller.
 

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Hey i like the look of the yamaha ones. How did you get them over the throttle tube and LHS bar? The quick-lok ones on our dukes are one piece?
And how did you get the end of the grips to fit over the plastic?
Pics please? Love to see this setup before i buy them. Cheers
 

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You have to cut away the rubber from the throttle grip, there are also some small raised bits under the rubber that need cutting away. The OEM gross are also about 10mm longer than the Yamaha grips. It took me half an hour to do the throttle grip, the L/H grip just slides on. Wiring into the power supply behind the headlight. Working spot on and look way better than the KTM afterthought !

I actually bought a spare set of ktm grips off of fleabay so that I have the originals, always like to be able to put my bikes back to original spec.
 

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As monkey nuts said above you have to cut away the rubber from the throttle grip = be prepared for a **** of a job -

ITs obvious KTM designed that to be a one pice item - The OEM KTM heated grips includes a slide on throttle side grip EZ PEEZEE -

Being a careful guy I was reluctant to start cutting with a razor no less fearful of losing two fingers and the having to grind the rubber off.

In the end everything is fine and its a nice quality piece - I installed the Oxford Heated Grips Sport version and they're beautifully made.
 
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