Right side clutch lever?

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  1. CycleRyder

    CycleRyder New Member

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    I've been converting a 4 stroke build to a 2 stroke. My left dummy grip wont come off. Its one of those plastic chrome/rubber grips that cant simply get cut off & I wouldnt want to cut it anyway. I had them on there for a couple of months with the 4 stroke never realising I would ever have to get a clutch lever. The clutch lever I plan to getting is the thumb clutch engager with brake lever from Bicycle Engines so I can hook up a front brake to my cruiser. Since my dummy grip is basicaly stuck on there for good would the thumb ingager w brake lever work on the right side?
     
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  2. Chaz

    Chaz Active Member

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    You can get the grip off by using an old spoke flattened like a screwdriver at one end, or maybe you have a small thin screwdriver. Use the tool to get between the grip and the handlebar and squirt in some rubbing alcohol. You could use a lubricant but it will contaminate the grip possibly never to recover. Using rubbing alcohol leaves you with nice and clean surfaces and no clean up needed.
     
  3. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

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    or take other grip off - take bar off bike - slide lever all the way across
     
  4. mike carter 2

    mike carter 2 Member

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    i took the same type of grip off using a heat gun,some heat some twisting and poof it was off,i used heat to put it back on
     
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    You can also use air pressure if you can get a good seal on the opposite end. Make sure nobody is in the line of release. It may blow off quickly.
     
  6. CycleRyder

    CycleRyder New Member

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    I actually found a cluch lever that can be operated upside down or right side up so I can use it on the right or left & only costs $10. Think I'll try that & see how it feels mounted on the right side. When eventually I get a brake lever for a front brake setup I'll try sliding the brake lever all the way from the right side.
     

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