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Has anyone replaced the stock bars with a higher rise? I would like to go bobber(ish) apehangers, but definitely nothing more than 12 inches....If so, how long were the throttle/brake cables that you needed to get to accomodate the higher bars?

Anything else you needed to do?! Thanks!

something like these: http://www.jpcycles.com/product/404-945
 

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Has anyone replaced the stock bars with a higher rise? I would like to go bobber(ish) apehangers, but definitely nothing more than 12 inches....If so, how long were the throttle/brake cables that you needed to get to accomodate the higher bars?

Anything else you needed to do?! Thanks!

something like these: http://www.jpcycles.com/product/404-945
had an 01 nomad went with 12 1/2 in chubbys braided lines from good ridge
6" over stock on brakes cables, I think I went 9 over on the clutch I can check some notes when I get home.
internal run wiring also
 

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If you could check those notes and get back to me that would be awesome! Thanks! I am thinking even shorter than 12inches...Found a nice set of 10inchers drilled for internal wiring...Were you able to run everything internally?

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If you could check those notes and get back to me that would be awesome! Thanks! I am thinking even shorter than 12inches...Found a nice set of 10inchers drilled for internal wiring...Were you able to run everything internally?

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I will. and yes everything was run internally. I fell in love with the apes shortly after the install ( deciding on height I was told by long time rider of apes to close your eyes sitting on the bike and hold your arms out as if you were grabbing handlebars and find the most comfortable position) if you run everything internal make damn sure you put bullet connectors in so you can get back to the steering head bearing if need be. don't ask me how I know
 

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If you could check those notes and get back to me that would be awesome! Thanks! I am thinking even shorter than 12inches...Found a nice set of 10inchers drilled for internal wiring...Were you able to run everything internally?

Thanks!
alright just looked, clutch cable was 10 over
rear brake was 9 over
front brake was 9, also there was a kit from Jp cycles that did away with the splitter under the lower tree and run two lines one to each caliper
accel and decal were 9
they were just a couple of inches to long but I did that beacause everybody kept on telling me that 16" was the way to go.and I could change the bars if I needed without the high price of replacing the lines too but I followed my heart and went with the 12's it was bad ass!
 

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Okay. When you say "10, 9 over" thats 10 and 9 inches, respectively, longer than stock?

Not sure what you mean by splitter?

Also not sure what you mean by "make damn sure you put bullet connectors in so you can get back to the steering head bearing if need be. don't ask me how I know"

Sorry for all the questions, but want to make sure its right before i hit the road! Thanks!
 

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Okay. When you say "10, 9 over" thats 10 and 9 inches, respectively, longer than stock?

Not sure what you mean by splitter?

Also not sure what you mean by "make damn sure you put bullet connectors in so you can get back to the steering head bearing if need be. don't ask me how I know"

Sorry for all the questions, but want to make sure its right before i hit the road! Thanks!
9 and 10 over stock thats how you order them( what ever you want over what the originals are)
01 nomad had two front calipers and one brake line so there was a splitter mounted to the lower tree and out came two lines one for each caliper
bullet connectors ( have a way to disconnect your wiring when you remove your bars for work later)
 
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