What’s New Wednesday: Inner Primary Cover for Victory

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Dress up the motor on your Victory with Küryakyn’s newly released Inner Primary Cover. This one piece contoured cover is designed to bolt directly to the outer primary cover in minutes with no need to remove the outer cover.

Part #: 7624

Fitment: All ’99-’14 Victory Models (except Vision)

Where to find it on Küryakyn.com: http://www.kuryakyn.com/Products/4641/Chrome-Inner-Primary-Cover

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I’ve Got at Least One Screw Loose!

Manufacturing tolerances vary from industry to industry; a watch maker’s precision is higher than a house-framer’s.  Motorcycle accessories fall somewhere in between.

Jeb just got back from a heavy lunch and is in no mood for puns.

Jeb just got back from a heavy lunch and is in no mood for puns.

For this reason, when installing parts with more than one screw, it’s a good idea to start each one in its threaded hole before tightening them down.

Leaving the screws loose allows you to align and position the part, reducing the risk of damage to the chrome finish, threads, and structure of the part or motorcycle (or train, plane, and automobile).

We all need a little “built-in slop” or “play” in our lives, it gives us room for error (read: being human).

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What’s New Wednesday: Five Spoke End Caps for Kinetic Grips

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Update the look of your Küryakyn Kinetic Grips with these new Five-Spoke End Caps. Available in Chrome (with black inlay) Or Gloss Black, the five spoke design is styled to compliment the design of Küryakyn’s Mach 2 line of products.

Part #: Chrome (P/N 6356) Black (P/N 6357)

Fitment: All Küryakyn Kinetic Grips

Where to find them on Küryakyn.com: http://www.kuryakyn.com/Products/4618/Five-Spoke-End-Caps

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What’s New Wednesday: Chrome Switch Panel Cover for Victory

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Dress up the inner fairing on your Victory Cross Country with this new Chrome Switch Panel Accent from Küryakyn. Made of chrome plated ABS and contoured to fit the OEM dash, this piece is sure to give you instant gratification.

Part #: 7696

Fitment: ’10-’13 Victory Cross Country & Cross Country Touring Models

Where to find it on Küryakyn.com: http://www.kuryakyn.com/Products/4609/Chrome-Switch-Panel-Cover-for-Victory

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What’s New Wednesday: Taillight Top Trim for Victory

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Where Victory left off Küryakyn picks up with their new Taillight Top Trim for Victory models. This Chrome Plated ABS plastic piece is peel-&-stick for hassle free installation.

Part #: 7687

Fitment: All ’10-’14 Victory Cross Country & Tour Models, ’10-’14 Cross Roads Models & ’12-’13 Hard Ball Models.

Where to find it on Küryakyn.com: http://www.kuryakyn.com/Products/4614/Taillight-Top-Trim

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What’s New Wednesday: Peg Adapters for Honda F6B

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You can now easily add Küryakyn footpegs or floorboards to your F6B with the use of their new Peg Adapters. Available in a Tapered (for use with footpegs) or Splined(for use with floorboards). These adapters are the first step in finding the perfect fit for your F6B.

Part #: Tapered (P/N 8806) Splined (P/N 8807)

Fitment: ’13 Honda F6B

Where to find them on Küryakyn.com: http://www.kuryakyn.com/Products/1597/Tapered-Peg-Adapters-for-Metric-Cruisers

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What’s New Wednesday: Relocator for Tour-Pak

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Relocating your Tour-Pak is now a simple process thanks to Küryakyn’s new Relocator Kit. This handy kit moves the Tour-Pak back 1″,2″ or 3″ to provide more room for your passenger. The added spaces makes things much more comfortable for the passenger.

Part#: 8957

Fitment: ’09-’13 Electra Glides, Road Glides, Road Kings, Street Glides & Trikes Equipped with Rigid Mounted or Detachable King, Ultra or Chopped Tour-Pak

Where to find it on Küryakyn.com: http://www.kuryakyn.com/Products/4605/Relocator-Kit

 

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#Kuryakyn Instagram Update

Editors Note: Instagram Update is a new segment here on the Küryakyn blog.  It will feature a  collection of our teams favorite Instagram photos from the last month.  Feel free to submit your own photo by using the hashtag #Kuryakyn and don’t forget to follow @kuryakyn on Instagram!

 

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Don’t forget to tag your photo’s with the Hashtag #Kuryakyn !

 

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What’s New Wednesday: Kinetic Floorboard Inserts for Victory

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Keep your feet comfortable for the long haul with Küryakyn’s new Kinetic Floorboard Inserts for Victory. Available in Chrome or Gloss Black these floorboard inserts are a direct replacement for the OEM floorboard inserts and feature a raised front toe kick to provide that extra level of comfort needed for those long days in the saddle.

Part #: Chrome (P/N 7618)  Gloss Black (P/N 7619)

Fitment: ’10-’14 Victory Cross Country & Tour Models, ’10-’14 Cross Roads Models & ’12-’13 Hard Ball Models.

Where to find it on Küryakyn.com: http://www.kuryakyn.com/Products/4620/Kinetic-Floorboard-Inserts-with-Toe-Rest

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Zip Ties and Flesh Wounds

I like a neatly wired motorcycle.  It looks clean and professional; like the builder/owner really cares for their bike.

You’ve probably installed a part that utilizes zip ties.  You may even have a handful in your tool kit for emergency roadside repairs (hint hint) ; )

What I don’t like is slicing my hands or arms on jagged zip tie ends when cleaning/waxing a bike or installing new parts.  Those cuts make me look like I have issues.

Have a look at the pictures and diagrams.  Typical diagonal cutting pliers can’t cut all of the zip tie end off.

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A pair of flush cut diagonal pliers from the electronics store is the cure.  It allows you to cut the zip tie end “flush” with the retainer.  No more knife edges ready to slice and dice.  Instead, there’s a nice tidy zip tie installed professionally.

Flush cut is the key.

Spend a few dollars and your friend’s raised and concerned eyebrows should relax.

Your hands and arms will thank you as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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