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Old 11-19-05, 01:44 PM   #1
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ok, rolled the grips off the old bars. now i have inside-out grips. can't get em the right way round again. should i heat em up in water or something? anyone got tips?

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i've never had problems doing it.. i just sort of push one end inside to start it going again and just keep pushing until it is reversed. i found that no lube or water worked best -- having a lot of friction between your finger and the rubber while you're pushing it helps a lot.
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trying that. it gets about two inches down and the "end cap" part of it just sticks
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maybe shoot some lube between the two surfaces that are in contact .. you just want to make sure that you can still get enough friction to push it through.
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so like anal sex then basicaslly?
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/\ holy crp! truer words never spoke. pinkie-load of vaseline in there and she went like a dream! cheers shants.
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