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    03 RT Heated grip question

    Hi all,

    The right heated grip has cracked and I can see a gold material under it. It seems to heat fine but I'd like to change the grips. Do you need to buy the full heated grip assembly from BMW or is the heating element under the grips?

    Thanks,

    Jon

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    Try looking here for what you want. I believe this is just the outer grip.

    http://beemershop.com/Merchant5/merc...uct_Code=HGRPL
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    Quote Originally Posted by kioolt View Post
    Try looking here for what you want. I believe this is just the outer grip.

    http://beemershop.com/Merchant5/merc...uct_Code=HGRPL
    Thanks, So does this mean that the heating element is under the grips?

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    heated grips

    Yes

    John

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    thanks for the link. i knew they existed, but could not recall who had them available. they seem to be a hard-to-find item. now i can get rid of the gummy 12 y.o. ones on my bike.
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    Be gentle when removing the old ones. The heating element is a bit fragile.
    Compressed air works well to release them from the element.
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