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aluminum throttle tube?

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Hello everyone. I crashed and broke the throttle tube on my 06 yz450. I bought a white brothers alum. one and installed it and it feels a little sticky. Anyone else ever had this? Any suggestions? Thanks.

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did you clean the handlebars off first with a wire brush?

If you did not get one with roller bearings and a closed end, good chance you got some grip glue between the tube and bars. Also be sure to grease up the tube

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graphite powder works great, and doesn't attract dirt.

Same here....works great.

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Thanks guys. I'll have to take it down and do a once over. I know I cleaned it real good but didn't lube it any kind of way.Anyone use the sealed one with roller bearing? I never had to replace one before and don't really like the way it feels. I will take it down though and see if I can get this one to feel buttery smooth the way I like it.

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