Throttle cable

3 replies to this topic
  • msliker22

Posted May 11, 2014 - 05:49 PM


I pulled my throttle housing off my bars an when I hooked it back up it now sticks one of my cables when it pulls out it has trouble going back in so I only used the one that works and my throttle is snappy as ever is that a bad idea to only use one of them and if so any ideas on how to get that other cable moving better maybe lube it up some or adjust it?

  • billygildark5007

Posted May 11, 2014 - 06:19 PM


Did you give clearance at the end of the bars for the throttle tube?

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  • msliker22

Posted May 12, 2014 - 12:14 AM


No I did not do you want the throttle body to over hang off the bars a bit? And do you know if only having the one cable hooked up is a bad idea instead of having both it seams to be working fine I even pulled the cover off the side of the carborator

  • billygildark5007

Posted May 12, 2014 - 12:05 PM


Yes the throttle tube should hang off the bars about 1/8 inch. And the other cable is to make sure it returns. It's there for a reason I wouldn't remove it. While it's apart lube the cables and make sure their not binding anywhere

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