Calf Leather grips to LX....DIY
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VESPA LX 125
Joined: 30 Mar 2007
Posts: 21
Location: TOKYO,Japan
Sat Oct 13, 2007 12:06 pm quote
Hi all.
Today I made a set of leather grips for my LX.
I'm a novice person about handling leather stuffs.
A professional craftsman(my friend who rides GTS) helped me to cut leather.



At first, got a set of grips. the inner diameter is 24mm for right grip, and 22mm for left. and disassemble these into pieces.



This time, I used the bar ends of both sides and sponges.



Cut the leather to right size and glue it on the sponges by gum. And sew end to end up!!



uninstall the factory grips. I felt messy to pull factory grips, so I cut it


It's done!



I hope someone to try!
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Kymco Downtown 300i the 'Dolphin Noise'
Joined: 16 Mar 2007
Posts: 14959
Location: London UK
Sat Oct 13, 2007 1:49 pm quote
you've done a beautiful job - they look great!
Size of a Chaffinch
PX 125 "The Bruise" (SOLD)
Joined: 30 Mar 2006
Posts: 5542
Location: London
Tue Oct 16, 2007 2:59 am quote
These look great and are very cool indeed- I would love some similar grips for the LX to match my tan seat. For some reason, Piaggio has only supplied black and red to the UK. Tan grips do exist, I've seen them!

You have inspired me to get me tools out have a go myself though. Kudos to you!
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