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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-03-2020, 02:27 AM Thread Starter
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HVMP Bar End Weights

If any of you is using these bar end weights I would surely appreciate some feedback. I don't really know whether to buy the heavy or the super heavy version.
Please advise!
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I bought the heaviest. I loved them. On my 2014, a throttle body assembly replaced under warranty was a little buzzy, just a little, regardless of synch. The hvmp’s made a big difference. I really liked them.
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I have the heaviest ones.
What I found to assist the purpose of these were accidentally adding grip puppies.
They diffused some of the vibration.
Most people seem to suggest getting the heaviest bar ends.

Also,
I purchased a Canyon Dancer handle bar strap device for any trailering needs.
If you use the aftermarket bar ends, remove them if you strap down from the grip locations Canyon Dancers use.
It could bend or break your bar ends.

Just a thought
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I am new to the FJR. Rode my friend's '08 about 10 years ago while riding to Dearth Valley. I was on a BMW GS Adventure at the time.
Funny how I picked up the same bike, an '08 black, 10 years later.

I am not really bothered by the vibrations in the handlebars but I was going to get heavier bar ends. The grip puppies I will get probably tomorrow. Can't wait to put them on and enjoy a larger diameter grips.
In the meantime I've been reading other rider's opinions on those HVMP bar ends weights and the reviews are a mixed bag. Some people think they make the bars vibrate less, some others are not very impressed at all.
I guess I'll wait for the Grip Puppies, put them on and go from there. We'll see how it goes.
I appreciate all the replies to my post. I'm in good company on this forum.
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Grip puppies? Does someone have a link to follow?
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Grip puppies? Does someone have a link to follow?
New website ,,called amazon .. more then just books.. you should check it out

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=grip+pupp...b_sb_ss_i_1_13
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If you can find a used pair of Throttlemeister throttle lock/bar end weights I highly recommend them for their dual purpose use. You have an 08, so you will appreciate giving your throttle hand a rest on those long rides. I purchased a pair from another forum member earlier this summer. They're out there, you just have to look (and ask). Enter a WTB post, and I'll bet someone will cough up a pair.
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+1 for grip puppies, have used them for a long time.
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I have the heaviest ones.
What I found to assist the purpose of these were accidentally adding grip puppies.
They diffused some of the vibration.
Most people seem to suggest getting the heaviest bar ends.

Also,
I purchased a Canyon Dancer handle bar strap device for any trailering needs.
If you use the aftermarket bar ends, remove them if you strap down from the grip locations Canyon Dancers use.
It could bend or break your bar ends.

Just a thought

We're going to work on the FJR soon after we finished installing the brake kit and fuel rims on the Silverado project. Will check out the heavy ones and we might need that handle bar strap.
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Can someone post a link from amazon on grip puppies? I order a set but they are too short so I have to send back.
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