Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Vancouver Island, BC
Suzuki Grip Heaters
I had them installed by the dealer yesterday. They(we) followed the instructions exactly so I could give an accurate report of what to expect.
The fuel tank, air filter and air box must be removed. The wiring connection is located under the air box - a 2-wire connector with a White, and a Black/White wire.
There is enough slack in the wiring attachment, routing and harness in general that installation is relatively easy.
Everything is supplied including a new throttle tube, excepting grip cement. Scraping the previous grip cement from the LHS grip is a bit of a chore.
The switch bracket is an L-shaped stamping which is installed on the LHS mirror perch. Overall a nicely engineered elegant accessory.
The job took 1-1/2 hours. Doing it for the 2nd time, maybe 1 hour would be sufficient.
The heating effect is very good, and is concentrated somewhat on the outward side of the grips. Effective from what I experienced.
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