Rubber twisting on throttle

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Rubber twisting on throttle

Hi Guys,

The rubber on my throttle has started slipping, which is quite annoying. Obviously it does this on acceleration AND regen, as well as needing a regular extra grab on cruise as well. Does anyone have any idea about how to secure it? I have to grip it so hard to stop it slipping that my hand hurts after a while.

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

This is very dangerous!
Original Vectrix rubber deteriorates fast, replace the grips immediately!

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

This is very dangerous!
Original Vectrix rubber deteriorates fast, replace the grips immediately!

Are they standard rubbers? How do you do it?

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

They're standard. Any motorbike shop have replacement rubbers.

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

Or you could try the old hairspray trick
Spray some on the handlebars and slide the rubber back on.

Once you go EV, Gas is history!

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

How do you get them off? Slide OVER the chrome ends, or do you have to remove them? If so, how?

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

Remove the chrome ends. Just "unscrew" them.

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

Remove the chrome ends. Just "unscrew" them.

Sounds easy. Thanks.

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

Remove the chrome ends. Just "unscrew" them.

I haven't worked out how to do that without potentially causing damage to the chrome. they seem quite tight. any tricks?

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

Or you could try the old hairspray trick
Spray some on the handlebars and slide the rubber back on.

I tried this. It made the scooter just about unrideable! The rubber just twists without doing anything now! lol

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Re: Rubber twisting on throttle

as it turns out, I worked out how to remove the handlebar weights and after letting the hair spray dry, the grip grips! I'll buy some new rubbers just the same. Thanks for the tips guys.

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