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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-01-2019, 01:52 PM Thread Starter
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Biltwell XL Keystone Handlebar

Hello everyone!!! I have a 2007 vstar 1100 custom (my first bike) and I am very interested in purchasing these Biltwell XL Keystone Handlebars....

https://www.biltwellinc.com/p546/buy...-1-quot-black/

Im looking to learn and do the install myself.

When removing the throttle assembly, I noticed a little nub inside where it sits flush into the stock handlebars. I see that there is a dimpled version of the NEW handlebars that I may select.

So my main questions are...

1. Will ordering the dimpled version be the correct selection?
2. Will this be a direct install without modifying lines and such?

Any info would be great help for this newbie to modifying his bike! Thanks all!
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you can drill an oversized hole to fit the nib.i used dimpled bars, but i ran the wires inside the bars so the dimple interfered with drilling the 3/8th hole for the wires. plus the dimple distorted the bar and i couldn't get the control to line up properly, if i had to do it again i'd go without dimples. ha.ha.you might be able to exit the wires thru the dimple but who knows
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