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Offline Tjnoma99

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Throttle cables
« on: September 17, 2017, 09:55:51 pm »
I pulled my carbs and labeled everything. As I was doing some other neglected maintenance I noticed one of my throttle cables was broken at the handlebar. I replaced both cause I was already there and might as well. Yeah well in my haste, I lost my labels. So my questions are which cable is which? And where to they connect to carb ( or. Top connection or bottom)? I
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Re: Throttle cables
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 05:10:38 pm »
Hello Tjnoma99:

The right side is the throttle actuator and the left is the return.
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Re: Throttle cables
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 11:18:03 pm »
Awesome! so is that ( on the handlebar control) the one with the adjustment dial is on the right and the cable without the adjustment in the left?     
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Re: Throttle cables
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 02:38:47 am »
Correct. Don't forget that the housing is keyed, pin and hole.
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Re: Throttle cables
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2017, 09:47:11 am »
Correct. Don't forget that the housing is keyed, pin and hole.

Pin and hole?
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Re: Throttle cables
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2017, 11:08:16 am »
The cable housing is keyed to the throttle housing, then, the throttle housing has a pin that goes in a hole in the handlebar.
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Re: Throttle cables
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2017, 11:39:23 am »
Gotcha! I have the throttle housing already reassembled. The cables are where they fit. That pin did get me at first! I didn't know it was there and couldn't figure out why the case wouldn't go back on.
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