2007 Honda VT750C2 (Shadow Spirit) Cable lengths

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2007 Honda VT750C2 (Shadow Spirit) Cable lengths

#1 Unread post by jadoiron » Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:57 pm

I know this is likely a long shot, but I'm wondering if anyone here has ever attempted to swap the stock handlebars on an '07 VT750C2 out for a set of ape hangers (Specifically, 14 inch ones).
Right now it's in a shed (protected) in the middle of a Canadian Winter with the door frozen shut, and I'm trying to figure out if I should plan on having to get longer cables for the throttle, clutch, front brake...

Wondering if anyone has ever done this swap, or a similar one, and if the stock cables were long enough.

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Re: 2007 Honda VT750C2 (Shadow Spirit) Cable lengths

#2 Unread post by Gummiente » Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:31 pm

You will most definitely need longer cables and wire extensions if you plan on installing apehangers. If you're open to other options, a set of 4" pullback risers using the stock handlebars can usually be installed without changing cables and is a good alternative to apehangers. Where in Canada are you?
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#3 Unread post by jadoiron » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:20 am

Gummiente wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:31 pm
You will most definitely need longer cables and wire extensions if you plan on installing apehangers. If you're open to other options, a set of 4" pullback risers using the stock handlebars can usually be installed without changing cables and is a good alternative to apehangers. Where in Canada are you?
That seems to be the common answer. I guess I'll look into getting that done then. I don't know if I'd be quite up to the task myself, but will track down a kit at least. Might just bite the bullet and let the dealer do it. $$$
I'm in Prince Edward Island.

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#4 Unread post by jadoiron » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:48 am

I guess the second part of my question would be exactly what kit(s) I need to purchase to do this. There are so many options out there and different lengths. Maybe I'm in over my head...

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Re: 2007 Honda VT750C2 (Shadow Spirit) Cable lengths

#5 Unread post by Gummiente » Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:31 pm

Go to www.partscanada.com, scroll down to "Learn More", select "Catalogs", then select the "Street" catalog. There's a section in there on handlebars and risers, some of it is bike make and model specific.
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Re: 2007 Honda VT750C2 (Shadow Spirit) Cable lengths

#6 Unread post by jadoiron » Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:33 pm

Gummiente wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:31 pm
Go to www.partscanada.com, scroll down to "Learn More", select "Catalogs", then select the "Street" catalog. There's a section in there on handlebars and risers, some of it is bike make and model specific.
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