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6/5/2020
Installing Grips on a Scout

Before purchasing a set of Indian Motorcycle grips, make sure to verify that the grips fit your particular model of motorcycle. To do this, use the fitment tool shown below.

Fit tool

Two sets of oversized accessory grips are available for Scout models.

Part number 2882520-266 (Handlebar Grips - Black) is a grips set that is open on the ends. This allows you to add Bar End Mirrors to your motorcycle. For more information, view the installation instructions.

Part number 2881964-266 (Oversized Handlebar Grips - Black) is another oversized grip kit. To learn more about it or to purchase one, click here. For more information, view the installation instructions.

Make sure to read the installation instructions that come with your specific grip kit. In addition to instructions, they include part numbers for replacement parts.

Grip installation is easier if the vehicle is clean and free of debris. Before beginning, ensure your Scout is parked on a flat surface, the kickstand is fully extended and the vehicle is stable.

Right-Hand Side
1. Remove the four TORX® bolts (A) from the right-hand switch cube.

Install diagram

2. Separate the right-hand switch cube halves and slide the right-hand throttle tube/grip (B) off the handlebar.

Install diagram

3. Install the new right-hand throttle tube/grip (2) on the handlebar. Ensure to line up the slots in the throttle tube (C) to the throttle housing.

Install diagram

4. Reinstall the four TORX® bolts (A) and tighten them to 36 in-lbs (4 Nm).

Install diagram

5. Cycle the throttle after reassembly to confirm it moves freely and does not bind.

Left-Hand Side
1. Remove the two TORX® bolts (A) from the left-hand switch cube and remove the switch housing. Retain all parts for reinstallation.

Install diagram

2. Remove the left-hand grip (D) by gently inserting a straight blade screwdriver between the grip and handlebar to release the adhesive. Adding a small amount of adhesive solvent will help loosen the adhesive. Be careful not to get solvent on any painted surfaces.

Install diagram

3. Firmly grasp the left-hand grip (D) and remove it from the handlebar. A strap wrench or compressed air can be used to assist in removal.

Install diagram

4. Remove any adhesive residue or grip material from the handlebar.

5. Reinstall the switch cube and tighten the bolts (A) to 36 in-lbs (4 Nm).

Install diagram

6. Apply the supplied adhesive to the handlebar end, covering as much area as possible to get the adhesive distributed evenly. Quickly force the left-hand grip (1) onto the handlebar until the grip bottoms out against the handlebar end. Quickly rotate the grip to the desired rotation before the adhesive sets. Allow the motorcycle to sit for a period of 24 hours to allow the glue to dry and set properly.

Install diagram

View the full selection of Indian Motorcycle grips.
For more information, see your authorized Indian Motorcycle Dealer. Find a dealer near you through the Dealer Locator.
Maintenance tips, procedures and specifications can be found in your Owner's Manual.
To find diagrams and replacement part numbers, use the online parts catalog.

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