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Paul, I don't have them on my bike, but the Kuryakn web site shows the part number for these levers to be 7425. Based on that I did a quick search on Cruiser Customizing's web site for that part number and found a whole bunch of reviews. The site shows it's for Kawi EN500, VN800 and VN900 models, but I'm pretty sure it's the same part. Anyway, there's more than enough reviews there to help you make up your mind if you want to buy these levers or not.
 

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Looks like a straight swap.
Only thing different is the brake side not having the adjustment wheel

Since I went with the Pro One chrome grips
The dull OEM levers just don't do the grips justice.
The control boxes also don't do the set-up any favours as well
So I'm thinking of getting the Kury control box covers.
and heck while were at it... I might as well change out the mirrors.

Going with different bars has become a money pit :eek:
Its got to end. So the wife says :mad:
 

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Going with different bars has become a money pit :eek:
Its got to end. So the wife says :mad:

Pffftt .. It never ends

I have them on the 800 and they are very comfy to use and look good .. does make other bits look dull ... covers would be good and a bit of polishing of the leaver mounts will help to.

Can't have too much shiny stuff... Wives can be replaced for more complient models if needed :)
 

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Instead of going for the cheap Kuryakyn switch box covers you'd be better off replacing the OEM housings with these higher quality Show Chrome Accessories Chrome Switch Box Housings
To dismantle the wiring again within the bars is to mutch of a pain now
and I should have have thought about it before doing the internal wiring.

As for the Kury boxes.
I had them on my Yami and when I installed them they were a crappy fit.
Covers weren't snug around the OEM box causing the switches to be recessed in
and look like a cheap cover-up.
I solved it by grinding the perimeter of both halves giving it a more snug fit.
They came out pretty good.

But I hear you about the price difference between the two
and logic would say to go with the Showchrome ones.

Eh! maybe next fall project.
 

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I bought a set of the Kuryakyn wide levers. When they arrived I compared them to the levers on the bike and they were the same except for the adjustment wheel. I sent them back................:D
 

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I bought a set of the Kuryakyn wide levers. When they arrived I compared them to the levers on the bike and they were the same except for the adjustment wheel. I sent them back................:D
You sent them back because of no adjustment wheel or was it something else ?
 

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I sent them back because they looked just like the levers on the bike but without an adjustment wheel. I saw no advantage to having the same levers with no adjustment..........:D
 

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I sent them back because they looked just like the levers on the bike but without an adjustment wheel.
I saw no advantage to having the same levers with no adjustment..........:D
My stock levers are dull aluminum finish compared to the
chrome Pro-One grips I just got.
I guess I'll have to wait and see once they arrive.
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Take them off, get some Aluminum Polish and a buffing wheel and polish them suckers. You would be amazed how shiny you can get them.
 

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Take them off, get some Aluminum Polish and a buffing wheel and polish them suckers. You would be amazed how shiny you can get them.
Not worth effort when compared to the cost of swapping them out for chrome ones.
As for the wheel adjustement being removed.
I'm ok with that. Never had it on my other bike. So nothing will be missed.

As for the buffing/polishing...
Unless you chrome or seal them after.
You would probably die of some form of cancer somewhere done the line
with all the contact you'll have with them :(
 
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