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Old 02-14-2009, 09:20 AM
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Default Re: Throttle useless

Originally Posted by filestyle1 View Post
what I did, Iam using a lever as my throttle. so instead of the (brake) lever going to brake it goes to my throttle!the spring type levers work best. to shorten the cable what I did is to snip off the end that goes into the round slide inside your carb. then I cut cable to length I wanted. then I used a small electrical connection ,cut the spade part off and just used the small round part of the connection. then soldered that to my cable. a little clean-up will be required after your done. use a file or dremmel or some rotary tool so then it will fit nicely into the round slide!
This is exactly what I did for Brett's custom chopper. He needed a longer throttle cable.

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