1. I installed the spring tensioner that I made.
2. The choke lever was hitting the frame's top tube so I cut the thumb lever portion off of the choke arm and installed a screw in a different position for a new lever.
3. I also started painting the bare metal areas on the rear fender from when I dimpled it for chain clearance.
Originally Posted by fatdaddy
P.S. Found it on youtube. This is how I do it now. WORKS GREAT with just regular solder and a small torch. Yeah Yeah, silver solder is better. He says regular solder wont work, but it will if you coat the cable with it first. Just barely a shiney layer.
fatdaddy, that is Norm from this very forum.
Here is his thread, with a little help from Ilikeabikea.
Norm shortening a throttle cable
Speaking for myself, I found that a propane torch got the cable too hot. A butane torch works perfectly.