Do you. From what I can tell there is only one way that the white piece will fit, so I don't see how I could've screwed that up. Friday, December 30th, 2011 AT 4:03 AM . Loosening the two throttle cable nuts on the housing yields nothing in the way of cable slack. How much slack is there in … We'll be replacing the throttle cable on this used CRF450R. You can adjust the cable at the carburetor too. Adjust the throttle cable sleeves in their mounting bracket so the roller is centered on the raised mark on the throttle cam, while allowing some slack, between 1/16 inch and 1/8 inch in the throttle cables, as measured with a machinist's ruler. … … That way you have a general idea of how much cable slack needs to be in the cables at the throttle adjusters, then you can just move up to the fine tuner at the top to get it dialed in. Then if you still have too much slack take it up from the adjuster by the throttle tube. … Poor full throttle operation may be a sign that the throttle cable has too much slack. Shortining the cable too much could cause a binding condition where the throttle body is fully open but there is still some travel with the pedal. you need about a credit card thickness in slack to make it work. Tungsten's 02 SE - Miata Turbo … You will notice that if you have too much slack in your cable that there is a little play on your throttle right before you get a response when you twist the grip. If the throttle fails to open fully; it’s to the detriment of engine performance. There should be no more than 1/8 inch slack in the throttle AND the clutch handle. Its a good idea to get a feel for how much cable slack is in the two cables down at the throttle adjustment where the sheath ends and the cables are exposed before starting. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. texas tom Active Member. Discussion in 'Other Service and Maintenance' started by Sky Hook, Nov 20, 2011. SPONSORED LINKS. I see there is a small slit underneath the housing, I assuming this where the carb cable came out of. An engine that is difficult to control or has an erratic idle may indicate that there is not enough throttle cable slack. When trying to connect the throttle cable to the carb, there is too much slack in the line. Your service or owner’s manual should provide all the pertinent cable adjustment information you need for your specific make/model of machine, and should be used to complement the advice and … throttle slack should be around 3-5 mm, too much slack and bike will be less "responsive". J. jrp1588 Member. Then I set the push cable, the one that closes the throttle. Again intermittent. I have not yet adjusted my cable and that may be recommended to take out any slack and not stress the cable. slide back the rubber boot on the cable about a foot from the throttle bodies loosen the nut, notice the other side has a hex on the body spin it out to shorten the cable spin it in to make it longer then jamb the nut tight. 13 11 0. texas tom said: ↑ If I was a betting man..wait I am..anyhow that would be my … I would adjust the cables as much as possible by the throttle body. If you take out too much slack the accelerator pedal will be putting extra pressure directly on the cable. 13”, 15”, … That little white piece is a PITA to seat correctly, but once I do the throttle has about 20-30 degrees of slack. perfect, lets begin. You might have to go to the other end under the tank if there's still too much play. Once the cables are seated on the carb side, I can tell that they are just too long on the throttle side. hide. An engine that is difficult to control or has an erratic idle may indicate that there is not enough throttle cable slack. I thought I could, but after looking at the assembly, the cables look like they are continuous. This is a very common issue that late-model … Rx7 Auta Motorky Auta Auta Žihadla. In the old says of single cable throttles you needed slack to ensure turning the steering lock-to-lock didn't play hob and that releasing the throttle brought it all the way to the idle stop. Often, the cable will loosen (have too much slack) and prevent the throttle plate from opening fully at WOT (wide open throttle). Well this doesn't look too good. When your outboard starts right up, keeps running with throttle applied in neutral, but shuts down the moment you come back to idle speed in neutral … 2,114 Posts #2 • Jul 14, 2009. did you take off the throttle cables off the carbs? Joined ... (05 RG) vs carbed cable setup but have you adjusted throttle cable first with throttle wide open?The tang should just make contact with the stop plate while holding the throttle wide open, if not, give it slack until it does, then move to the idle cable. That cable length is set to give full throttle body opening when the pedal is to the floor. Pics would be very … The throttle not opening all the way is not because the the cable fitting is too far in, the barrel is hollow, that is from too much slack in the cable. Be sure to reference the owner's manual of the model you're working on. With the idle screw where you want it there are 2 other cable adjusters in line to take the slack out. share. Wondering if I can convert my dual throttle assembly to single cable assembly on my 97 xlh1200. No clue what the slack/freeplay youare talking about is, but my guess is the throttle cable at the grip and how much play there is there. Sky Hook Member. i cant get any of the slack out even by pulling the cable from the throttle body. ENKEI RPF1-RS 28mm 15x8 Picture Courtesy Customer Greg Wright. If the return spring on the throttle broke, or the shaft jammed, the throttle would be stuck open, without a way to shut it. > >too much to hold the throttle open. Close. save. That closing cable is better if you leave a little slack in it. This could cause damage to the throttle body, the cable, brackets or the pedal itself. Removing excess slack makes throttle control easier to a degree. If the throttle fails to open fully; it’s to the detriment of engine performance. If you learn good body position -- knees tight when appropriate, weight transfer for acceleration and braking, light grip with no weight on the bars, hold the throttle like a screwdriver, elbows out ... then a responsive throttle is necessary to ride properly. Often, the cable will loosen (have too much slack) and prevent the throttle plate from opening fully at WOT (wide open throttle). Mazda Miata. So it seems to me that this slack robs me of enough cable ‘pull’ distance to open the carb slide all the way. I use usually 2-3 mm, bike must accelerate when I want to pretty instantly, not with the delay. Too much slack in throttle idle cable? Like dfesmire99 said above, there must be some adjustment points in the cable to add/remove slack. Opinions? The throttle turns about 1/8 or more and turns the AutoLube pump pulley quite a bit before the carb slide is lifted. My throttle cable has too much slack on my 1998 Expedition Eddie Bauer. My Griso is really sensitive to it, too much slack in the Griso throttle cable makes it herky-jerky. I can twist the throttle control on the handlebars about 1/4 or a 1/3 of a rotation before it ‘bites’ and actually starts to pull and draw the cable. I guess a lot of throttle slop might help with Whisky throttle ... but Whisky throttle is really a rider problem not throttle cable slack related. What would cause that to happen and how do you repair it? One cable is the pull, the other the "push". The slack of the throttle > cable exerted NO force to close the throttles it just slid out of the > cable end boss.. You recall wrong. If you still have too much slack, and there's the appropriate amount of slack at the carb ends of the cable sheaths, it's time to replace the worn down gear teeth. I wouldn't worry too much about replacing the cables, even though I know it is annoying having a sloppy throttle tube. 1 1. Reply . Usually, you have to take slack out of the cable, but whether there's too much slack or the cable seems short, the procedure for making the adjustment is the same. Check the length again with the engine off and the throttle wiide open. And removing all the slack you can there doesn't make the throttle feel / … Blog | Mazda Miata MX-5 - TopMiata. Operation TIP: EMU27873 Adjusting trim angle for manual tilt The outboard motor trim angle can be models changed approximately 4 degrees by shifting There are 4 or 5 holes provided in the clamp the trim rod one hole. Hi All, Been having a puzzling situation on my bike. The old carburetors had only one cable. If you worry about whisky throttle learn how to control clutch and throttle properly. Dual to single throttle cable assembly. When I pull the trigger, it barely moves the carb throttle because there is too much slack. Way too much slack at the handlebar throttle also. There's no way to get enough slack to pull the cables from the slots in the throttle tube. This is a very common issue that late-model … Slammed. I think you'd have to mash the pedal pretty dang hard to snap it. theres simply too much slack in the cable, and i do not see how or where to zip tie. Your service or owner’s manual should provide all the pertinent cable … Again.-- BMW K1100LT Ducati 750SS Yamaha XT600E Honda CB400F I always set up the pull cable, the one that opens the throttle, first. I can't wait to get her on the road again! The top cable on the carb is the pull cable, which adds throttle. Drivetrain Throttle cable: This is an important component to periodically check. Under Construction. A fuel injection bike has appx the same "slack as a carb bike. … This started suddenly. Due to this my truck will not start. As the ST and modern throttles are dual cable push-pull I take … Any help would be greatly appreciated!! make sure to not have it too tight or the throttle safety switch will not have enough slack to engage. Sep 14, 2011 #3 I did it, and I much prefer the new pedal feel. I think this is a bonafide idea but … Premium Member. It is those cables that you are adjusting to do the syncing as well, thus … [span]So you have too much slack in your throttle cable that you want to get rid of it. anyone have close up pictures of theres? This is the cause right here. The double cable allows you to force the throttle shut. Go to the throttle cable at the bars, remove the clip which holds both cables together (just to the left of the throttle). Yes. 1 Reply. Also will occasionally die on deceleration at lower speeds when rolling to a stop. 8 8. comments. In theory adjusting the throttle cable shouldn't upset the idle stepper too much (so long as the adjustment is kept sensible), but obviously take up too much cable and the throttle will stay too open on idle, which leads to all sorts of issues - the main one being idle emissions test on MOT, not to mention the all important fuel economy. Aug 11, 2011 78 0 7 Evansville, IN. Loosen the locknut on the throttle pulling cable (top one) and turn the adjustable outer metal section outward until the cable play at the throttle grip is between 2 to 4mm (0.08 - 0.16inches) Then tighten up the lock nut again and replace the joining clip. Too tight there can cause the throttle to bind. Did you install both cables when you reinstalled the carbs? Motor will intermittently die as you try to take off. As mine is presently adjusted (assuming OEM) the sponginess of the rubber absorbs the pedal pressure but fully opens the cable. Do you have 5 minutes and a 10mm wrench? have the same problem? makes no sense to me. Is anyone able to snap a few photos of theirs so I can compare or explain how it should be guided through. You don't want the cables to have any sort … A 1/16 inch amount is perfect. I need someone to tell me exactly the points to adjust on the cables to accomplish this. Undo the lock nouts, … Thanks! But if things are still sloppy and you are going to replace the throttle cable, first take a look at the throttle tube and … Posted by 5 hours ago. Too much on one side, adjust that side, too much on the other, adjust that side. More Enkei on Miata. You unplug the stepper motors to keep the computer from messing with the idle and trying to fix things. report. 94 Mustang - Shaved, Slammed, Stroked & Supercharged. CARADIODOC EXPERT; That will not prevent the engine from starting. Poor full throttle operation may be a sign that the throttle cable has too much slack. Look the throttle gear teeth at the full-open end of the gear (which is a rarely used range, and thus likely still pristine) and you'll see how wide the individual teeth should be (pretty wide/blocky for such a small diameter gear). You can take the cable off completely but the … :dunno: Save Share. There should be a slight slack to allow a total shut off and a return to normal position without any binds in the cable. btw i fixed the cocked part of the cable and i still have the problem??? I simply … > > As I recall, the throttles stuck wide open, the springs in the > carburetors wouldn't close the slides. If I was a betting man..wait I am..anyhow that would be my guess..good luck.. texas tom, Nov 22, 2011 #11. 69 Mach 1 - Pro … You want to start by … Anyone else do this mod? mdscott wrote: Has anybody used this throttle cable on your 74 DT 360 or DT 250, I can’t seem to get the auto lube cable to sync. I worry that if I use a spacer on the throttle cable, over time, the repeated mashing of the gas pedal might snap the cable since I may be putting too much tension on it. 131 0 1. No. 562 should … Dual to single throttle cable assembly. The springs in the way of cable slack to control or has an erratic idle indicate... 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