Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
 
HomeRegisterLog in

 

 Heater Grips for VL800

Go down 
AuthorMessage
lepidge
Member
lepidge


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeSun Jan 03, 2016 6:36 pm

Still got a wee bit of money left over from unwanted Christmas pressy and have always fancied heated grips. I have found the following 2 types and would like anyone's opinion or other options

1. Heat Demon External Grips

http://www.windingroads.co.uk/shop/product.php/896/heated-grips-heat-demon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Qtzh8vC-dk


2. Oxford Premium Heated Grips

https://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/motorcycle_parts/content_rev/101831

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxZV7fDAIyE
Back to top Go down
simbo
* Site Guru *
simbo


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeSun Jan 03, 2016 6:57 pm

I've got the Oxford touring ones on my Bandit (same as those probably) and they work well, they switch off automatically after 10 mins if you forget and leave them on, Mick & Alan have the Oxford Cruiser heated grips and they suit the cruiser better imo because they have chrome ends and a chrome roller wheel for the varying temps.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Oxford-Cruiser-25mm-HOT-GRIPS-Motorbike-Motorcycle-Heated-HotGrips-/401013760490?hash=item5d5e4861ea:g:fq8AAOSw5VFWJgMC
Back to top Go down
alfie92
Very Valued VIP Member
alfie92


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeMon Jan 04, 2016 4:48 pm

I have used Oxford and found the excellent.
Back to top Go down
Ken1964
Valued Member
Ken1964


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeMon Jan 04, 2016 7:34 pm

I would love heated grips but don't want to remove my fancy looking grips.
Back to top Go down
lepidge
Member
lepidge


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeSat Jan 09, 2016 1:55 pm

Thanks lads
Back to top Go down
Twojobmick
Valued VIP Member
Twojobmick


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeSat Jan 09, 2016 10:48 pm

Ken1964 wrote:
I would love heated grips but don't want to remove my fancy looking grips.
If you go with the internal fitment Heat Demons,  they fit inside the bars so you wouldn't need to bin your fancy grips mate.
Martin ( Smart ) has these fitted to his bike and raves about them.
Lepidge - The Oxford Cruiser grips are a larger diameter than the touring ones .... suitable for 1" bars. Sim is right,  they have a chrome rotary controller which is very easy to use with a gloved hand.
Wouldn't be without mine !
Back to top Go down
ippikin
Member
ippikin


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeSat Jan 09, 2016 11:13 pm

Might want to consider these....... I fitted them a few years ago and they are great, a really easy fit and you can keep your original grips. Wired to the 12v output in the headlight shell.   heated grips - Symtec Heated Grips Fitted To VZ800
Back to top Go down
lepidge
Member
lepidge


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeTue Jan 12, 2016 6:15 pm

ippikin wrote:
Might want to consider these....... I fitted them a few years ago and they are great, a really easy fit and you can keep your original grips. Wired to the 12v output in the headlight shell.   heated grips - Symtec Heated Grips Fitted To VZ800


Hi Grob

Thanks for your detailed install guide. It is really helpful. 

I think I am going to go for the new version of the Heat Demon as per link below from `Windingroads`. I think the only difference is the new 4 setting controller switch for the handle bar thus not needing the high/low switch!


http://www.windingroads.co.uk/shop/product.php/896/heated-grips-heat-demon
Back to top Go down
simbo
* Site Guru *
simbo


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeTue Jan 12, 2016 8:24 pm

Hi lepidge, will you let us know how they are for fitting under the grips? I quite fancy some on the hd if I can retain the stock grips.
Back to top Go down
lepidge
Member
lepidge


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeWed Jan 13, 2016 5:06 pm

simbo wrote:
Hi lepidge, will you let us know how they are for fitting under the grips? I quite fancy some on the hd if I can retain the stock grips.

Hi Simbo, will do but not on my urgent list. When I do get & fit them on I will let you know!
Back to top Go down
TaurusTuga
Member
TaurusTuga


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeThu Jan 14, 2016 2:41 pm

simbo wrote:
Hi lepidge, will you let us know how they are for fitting under the grips? I quite fancy some on the hd if I can retain the stock grips.

Hi Sim, now it's my turn to give you a hand Heater Grips for VL800 3498837457 :

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/symtec-heat-demon-metric-internal-heated-grips
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Symtec-211056-Heat-Demon-H-D-Grip-Warmers-/231792791012
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-2015-Heat-Demons-Grip-Heater-Harley-Black-Right-Mount-All-Models-Bar-Sizes-/371119436719

Or one of this must cheaper and i think will do the job, of course not so "technical pro functions, wires, cables and good looking" Heater Grips for VL800 18617 :
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Universal-Motorcycle-ATV-Handlebar-Grips-Heated-Wrap-Hand-Warmer-W-Rocker-Switch-/361106978341?hash=item5413a73625:g:up8AAOSwBP9UXHjK
Heater Grips for VL800 256401 Heater Grips for VL800 256401
Back to top Go down
simbo
* Site Guru *
simbo


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeThu Jan 14, 2016 4:29 pm

Cheers Jose  Heater Grips for VL800 256401  Heater Grips for VL800 433968
Back to top Go down
lepidge
Member
lepidge


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject:    Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 25, 2016 8:50 am

simbo wrote:
Cheers Jose  Heater Grips for VL800 256401  Heater Grips for VL800 433968
Quote :
Heater Grips for VL800 2016-010
Heater Grips for VL800 Heat_d10
Back to top Go down
lepidge
Member
lepidge


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 25, 2016 8:56 am

I have finally found time to fit the heaters. Quite straight forward to install but a few little amendments made,

The heaters are great and I now think I will use heated grips from now on. Level 3 out of 4 is just about right as level 4 can be a bit too warm!
Back to top Go down
simbo
* Site Guru *
simbo


Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeFri Mar 25, 2016 9:14 pm

lepidge wrote:

I have finally found time to fit the heaters. Quite straight forward to install but a few little amendments made,

The heaters are great and I now think I will use heated grips from now on. Level 3 out of 4 is just about right as level 4 can be a bit too warm!

Good to hear you're liking them Lepidge  Heater Grips for VL800 3498837457 they're certainly worth the money in the cooler months
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Heater Grips for VL800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Heater Grips for VL800   Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
Heater Grips for VL800
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Heater for the RZR
» Adding Heater
» New Cab Heater
» Perforated Tour Grips
» Duro Power-Grips ,25x8x12,25x10x12 $125.00

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: The Garage :: Risers, Handle bars, Mirrors, Grips & End Weights-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» k&n filter
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:21 am

» C800 Battery Recommendation
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby >>ozzy<< Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:15 pm

» Riser Thread
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby Ginger Karen 1 Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:45 pm

» No drive
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby wanad83 Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:25 am

» My 93 vs800
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:44 pm

» Hi
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:19 pm

» solo seat grab rail
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby bajaride Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:40 pm

» Hi from Norway.
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:43 pm

» Avon Cobra Chrome tyres
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby the roof Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:06 pm

» I don’t have a coolant indicator.
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby ardie Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:34 pm

» Rear crash bars
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby the roof Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:28 am

» Friendly from Boston MA
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby Jaws48 Mon Aug 24, 2020 10:35 pm

» Hi from lady rider in UK
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby ardie Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:41 pm

» Jérôme introduction
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby ardie Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:39 pm

» VZ800 Marauder broken clutch cam.
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby wanad83 Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:47 am

» Hello from California!!
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby ardie Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:07 pm

» Problems removing stock exhaust on a C800B 2016
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby 03580 Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:23 pm

» Looking for headlight trim & tank badge
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby ardie Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:35 pm

» Looking for headlight trim & tank badge
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby MPS Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:20 pm

» Hello
Heater Grips for VL800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:54 am

Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password