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The screw in the end caps of the hannd grips keep backing out. I've made sure the end is set right with the groves on the inside. but the screw keeps backing out. this is on both sides. the left comes loose sooner.

Any ideas?

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A little dab of silicone.......then Tighten down...you can still break it loose if need be...
 

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I also found that when you tighten down the screw, make sure you are holding the weight with your other hand, tightly.
Otherwise the rubber bushing in the bar that the screw goes into, starts turning and you only tighten the screw very little, probably why it keeps loosening up on you.
Also, a few drops of MEDIUM strength Locktite or a few drops of silicone, would not hurt, but the reason I stress that is because too much, or the heavy duty stuff... as they say... you a'int gettin that screw back out..(well, there are ways, but not for this application..);)
 

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Honda says to replace the screw, probably because it has a mild locking agent on it. A tiny dib of medium Locktite would probably substitute, or even a modest wrap with white plumbers' tefelon tape.

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put a rag around the weight so you don't scratch it and then grip it with plyers to hold it tight, them tighten the screw.
 

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I had an end fall off 2 times while riding. So I decided to us some locktight, unfortunately it must have been to much now I cant remove the screw, its stripped out. :22yikes:
 

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I took mine off when new. I don't like the stock grips. I have noticed no difference.
 

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The loctite (blue) does a good job and it also allows with a little careful effort to remove the screw again without stripping the threads. Don't go overboard with the amount of loctite that you put on to begin with.

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The heads of the "Phillips" screws on these bkes are not exactly the same as our Phillips, so it is easy to strip. Some folks grind the sharp tip off of American standard Phillips to get a better fit, you can get Japaneese standard drivers. Fred H. gave a source recently.

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The cheome ends I replaced mine with (from e-bay) came with allen heads.
 
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