Originally Posted by Bless The Rains
My service manual (below) shows the Handlebar Weight Bolt  and the Snap Ring . Does the Bolt fit into the Snap Ring? Is this what I'll need to un-clip?
If so, do I need to pull the whole assembly out a bit to un-clip it? And does the new Threaded Insert (8) on the Barkbusters kit get clipped back onto the Snap Ring?
I figured it out and it the whole process was quite straightforward following the instructions from Barkbusters.
On the left side, the bolt pulled out of the snap ring easily and the clip stayed in the bar. On the right, I had to pull the bolt with the snap ring on it until the snap ring was just outside the bar and then I could slide the bolt off of it.
The Threaded Insert (8) doesn't clip onto the Snap Ring, but it does push the whole assembly in when you're threading it into the bar.
The Storms are definitely bigger and closer to the grips, which is exactly what I was looking for. In fact, I was able to put the Honda guards over the Storms to see the difference (see attached, the Honda guard is matte black and the Storm is glossy black and underneath the Honda guard).
I seek to cure what's deep inside, frightened of this thing that I've become