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To quote NewBonnevillle:

"Bars WITH bar end plugs WILL accept the stock end cap or our chrome bar end cap (but not bar end mirrors?).
Bars WITHOUT plugs will accept bar end mirrors."

So, does that mean bars WITH bar end plugs won't accept bar end mirrors - any bar end mirrors?

Is all hope lost for bar end mirrors? You will never be able to put them on so you should abandon all hope and save up for new M Bars WITHOUT bar end plugs if you want bar end mirrors??
 

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bar end mirrors are usually held on by a bigger fastener than the skinny little screw that holds the end caps on.
if you re-tap the hole to accept the fastener on your bar end mirrors, that'll work.
but the stock end caps are out.
I think they mean what will work with no mods, as opposed to making it work
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If you use the stock bars, you have to drill them out for bar end mirror use. 99.9% of aftermarket bars do not have steel dampner caps on them.
 

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Yes indeed I did the conversion and I'm lovin' it! When you add the cost factor in ,it's even better :-D
 

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I just ordered Triumph's new chrome bar end side mirrors for my T100, though the factory web site implies they are for the Truxton. The dealer assured me their store has a T100 for sale with the same bar end mirrors, so I should have no trouble to install them myself. (I hope that proves to be the case).
 

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I'm not sure if the closed ended M bars look like the stock bars, but I was able to use the Napoleon mirrors (from Newbonneville.com) with a little trimming of the black rubber plug insert, the stock screw, and a washer.

can we assume that the closed ended M bars might work as well if the stock end caps work?

but maybe the M bars close all the wayto the very end. the stock ones like about a 1" or so depth before it closes up.

hope that helps :???:
 

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On 2006-12-12 17:53, keef wrote:
Here's a thread you might benefit from reading, Panglos. It could well hold the key to the best of all possible worlds... LINK
:cool:
:) Yes eternal optimism is again justified - thank ye!
 
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