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How to Change and Drill Street Twin Handlebars
Tools Required:4mm Allen,5mm Allen,Phillips head screwdriver, #6 drill bit,center punch,air compressor(optional)
Step 1:Use a 4mm Allen wrench to remove the stock bar ends.
- Use an air compressor to remove handlebar grips. A flat head screwdriver and rubbing alcohol will also work.
Step 3:Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the left switch housing.
- Use a 5mm Allen wrench to remove right control clamp for master cylinder.
Step 5:Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove right switch housing.
- Use a 5mm Allen wrench to remove handlebars from BC Four Bolt Handlebar Clamps.
Step 7:Remove handlebar and slide throttle tube off handlebar.
- Slide throttle tube onto new handlebar.
Step 9:Loosely mount the new handlebar.
- Reinstall controls on the right side of the handlebar where you want them.
Step 11:Find where the indexes are on the controls that need holes drilled for them and use a sharpie to mark where you will need to drill your holes.
- Slide the left handlebar grip onto the left side of the handlebar.
Step 13:Place the left switch housing on the left side of the handlebar. Find where the indexes are on the housing that will need holes drilled for them and use a sharpie to mark where you will need to drill your holes.
- Use a center punch to create a point of reference for the vertical and horizontal alignment of your handlebars.
Step 15:Remove the controls from your handlebars and then remove your handlebars.
- Place your handlebars in a vice.
Step 17:Use a center punch to create pilot holes where you want to drill your handlebars.
- Use a #6 drill bit to drill your handlebar holes.
Step 19:Reinstall your handlebars. Remember to use your reference point to properly align them.
- Reinstall controls on handlebars. Use a drill to adjust hole placement if necessary.
Project Complete!You have successfully changed and drilled your handlebars!