Tip / Trick. Need a quick fix on that throttle cable?

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Andy_In_SD
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Tip / Trick. Need a quick fix on that throttle cable?

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Need a quick fix on that throttle cable, the one between the firewall & linkage?

Go to a bicycle store and have them fabricate it out of bicycle brake line (with the nub of course!). Total cost? Around 9 bucks.

You can also get 2 of them (longer) and clip the nubs off and fabricate a pair of choke cables too.
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Re: Tip / Trick. Need a quick fix on that throttle cable?

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Ugghh... just saw the other forum for these things. Posted in wrong forum, newbie error. My apologies.
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Re: Tip / Trick. Need a quick fix on that throttle cable?

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Andy_In_SD wrote:Ugghh... just saw the other forum for these things. Posted in wrong forum, newbie error. My apologies.
Start a members ride thread here
http://www.311s.org/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=27

Just add pics and all will be forgiven! :smt006
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Re: Tip / Trick. Need a quick fix on that throttle cable?

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haha I went to Walmart and explained the cable and the lady took me to art department and handed me a roll of that same kind ,bike break cable , and I've been using it for new throttle ,and throttle control cable , and the rest of it I use to snake out my lines at the curves with it . I think it was about $4-5 . . I started in the bike section thinking there'd be break cables there but that's when I asked a worker .
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Re: Tip / Trick. Need a quick fix on that throttle cable?

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oh and then I used a small hose clamp to clamp it to the bar to make it for sure staying put .. both of them clamped down together on the pole.
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Re: Tip / Trick. Need a quick fix on that throttle cable?

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Can you post pictures of what you did Lorna?
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