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My brother is wanting to change his stock handlebars on his 1998 Ultra Classic. He is looking at going to 10' apes as he just wants 2-3 inch rise. I am not sure if he will have to change any cables. He wants to avoid changing anything else so what height could he go with changing anything else? I can't assist with this as my 14 SG I was able to use all stock cables with 10' bars.
 

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My brother is wanting to change his stock handlebars on his 1998 Ultra Classic. He is looking at going to 10' apes as he just wants 2-3 inch rise. I am not sure if he will have to change any cables. He wants to avoid changing anything else so what height could he go with changing anything else? I can't assist with this as my 14 SG I was able to use all stock cables with 10' bars.
Cables will be tight, but I do believe its "doable" .. :)
 

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I put 10.5" wild1 chubbie bagger bars on my 2011. You could probably use the stock clutch cable if you re-routed it outside the fairing. The brake line should work.

Not sure about the throttle cables. The 2011 is TBW. Although I did a similar bar change on my 2005 Classic, and I had to replace the cables.

You can reroute the wiring under the fairing to get enough slack to plug up the bar controls.

Personally, I would bite the bullet and replace them. The labor is not that difficult at all, and if you get one stretched too tight with the bars locked one way or the other, you can create a very dangerous situation.
 

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Parts not terribly expensive if you stick with black vinyl covered cables. Fairing covers most of it anyway.

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