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post #1 of 22 Old 09-15-2009, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
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I just found an eBay listing for new OEM heated grips for $90 plus 8 shipping. It is not my listing and I have no idea who is selling them, I just wanted to pass along a good deal to someone who needs them. It actually has a buy it now OBO. Type DL1000 grips in the search and you will find them. Good luck Looks like they are gone, hope someone got a good deal.

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nothing to do with ebay

I'm continuing with this thread to take advantage of the title and to reduce the ever growing number of threads.

I have read a lot about heated grips on this site, but very little if any, about OEM heated grips. I am shopping around for a set and I like the fact that the OEM ones wire directly into the bikes wiring harness (things electrical scare me...particulalry where electrical includes computers). That said, I am concerned by their apparent lack of popularity here at Stromtrooper. Can anyone give me some guidance?

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The used '06 Strom I bought had the OEM heated grips installed by the previous owner. I too have read that some folks don't care for them, but they worked great thru last winter. Just turned them on the other night on the way home from work. Still functioning.

Never had heated grips on any other bikes, so I have nothing else to compare them with.
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Jimm, the main reason the factory ones aren't popular is because of price.

There are numerous options available for quite a but less money.

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I'm running the Dual Star Panel Grip Heaters underneath ProGrip 714 grips.
Cost for both...right around $70, wiring and HI LOW OFF switch included.
I think they work great...at least as well as two previous BMW Motorcycles did that had stock heated grips.

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Are the OEM grips the same for all the stroms, the ones listed on Ebay are part 57100 06860 they say they are for DL1000. What would be different for a 650?

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Are the OEM grips the same for all the stroms, the ones listed on Ebay are part 57100 06860 they say they are for DL1000. What would be different for a 650?
No. I think there are 2 parts no's for the 650...early models and 07 up

I have read a bit more since my original post and like the idea of installing an Eastern Beaver plug for these and other stuff.

I also suspect that price was an issue when OEM on Ebay =$80 and Oxford =$75 +/-.

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I am running the Oxford heaters, built into the grip not the wrap arounds. I am very happy with them. I had some issues with the controller initially as they are sensitive to voltage fluxuations however, they seem to work great now. I couldnt imagine being without them now.

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I am running the Oxford heaters, built into the grip not the wrap arounds. I am very happy with them. I had some issues with the controller initially as they are sensitive to voltage fluxuations however, they seem to work great now. I couldnt imagine being without them now.

In Ontario Canada so how cold can you go? Do you have the hand guards?
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Today I was quoted $300 and change for OEM heated grips. I have just ordered some Oxford Heaterz.

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OEM heaters are expensive garbage, and I will continue to say that.

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