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DTYZ426

ProTaper frictionless throttle tube

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I don't know if it's worth it...but it sure feels sweet! My son's YZ125 came with one when we bought it (used bike) and man does it twist nice!

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Im looking at an alluminum tube myself and it appears that the Protaper product you are asking about would not be able to accept a hand gaurd, due to the wheel and bearing design at the end of the tube, I must have handgaurds, so its somthing to consider, the other one im looking at is advertised on TT's banner and has a removable cap for handgaurd installation, so im leaning towards that ......... :)

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good point on the handguards, I'll need them soon too.

Glad I didn't spend the $70 and found out about that issue after

Thanks

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good point on the handguards, I'll need them soon too.

Glad I didn't spend the $70 and found out about that issue after

Thanks

I use the oberg setup with handguards. http://www.obergsports.com/off_road.html The tube is $69 and you can get a handguard insert for another $19 or use the antivibration inserts($49) I really like this setup and the throttle is smooth and the tube is sealed from mud and sand. I have been using the same setup for a couple years now without any problems :)

Check with the TT store they may be able to save you some cash :)

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ProTaper has an adapter for handguards.

You just have to keep the bearings in there clean and lubed every month or so. There is a bit more vibration than a plastic unit, but they do work good.

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