I have a 79 Honda z50r with a lifan 125cc and I got new throttle cables which seem to be way too long and I can only get it to open the carb about 1/8 of fully open. I just put on (or should I say am trying to put on) new cables and am at my wits end to get them adjusted. Took off a retainer ring still won't fit. 1. Have them meet somewhere under the gas tank or thereabouts and splice together. (An advantage; installing to the throttle slide is now easier since you can do it with plenty of slack in the cable… I had to cut an inch off of both so the cable … Total length of cable is 34" and it is about 5-6" inches too long (bows out nearly to the fender liner). It requires the disc type cable. Got the throttle cable mess worked out, almost. So when that tube is pressed down, the cable is loose. Tip 3: Fit the Stopper to the Cable. I converted my 1969 mustang 302 two barrel into a 4 barrel with an aluminum intake. In the unfortunate situation where you end up with a broken throttle cable on your motorcycle, you will need to know how to repair it if you decide to do it yourself. Take off your throttle cable, completely, you need to know how much "Draw" you need for the throttle. When the throttle handle is in riding position, it will not return on it's own. If it’s time to swap out your old throttle cable, browse our massive selection of options from great brands. While most newer cars use drive-by-wire electronic throttle control, physical accelerator cables are still commonly found on many vehicles out on the road.An accelerator cable, sometimes called throttle cable, is a metal braided cable that serves as a mechanical link between the gas pedal and the engine’s throttle … Motorcycles are sometimes challenging to work on, owing to the minimal amount of movement and room to … Feed the cable through ALL parts of the throttle assembly before attaching the stopper. Throttle cable, and pump cable simply come up around 2'' too short to make the connection there. The factory throttle cable is too long. I ordered the Mancini throttle cable. Improper cable adjustment and slow acceleration response. Crimp it close to the top, then cut the bottom half off. Hi all. I just recently replaced the carb on my 78 twinstar CM185 with an ever so slightly different one. You are going to have to cut and weld on the bracket to make it work. One is attached to the throttle slide, the other is attached to the throttle handle. Clean up the inside and outside of the tubing with fine sandpaper. It suggests bending the top of the Throttle pedal, but I … The small brass collar that came with the carburetor snapped in half when I crimped the throttle cable with it. When there is excess slack or the cable is too tight, this can cause intermittent delays in throttle response relative to pressing down on the accelerator pedal. If the accelerator pedal on your Chevrolet Silverado is beginning to feel "sticky," or throttle response is a little sluggish, the likely cause is a slackened or stretched accelerator cable. Then stick that mess back together and go peel out. The cables are too long when routed between the forks. (A) If the cable is adjusted too long, one of the following conditions may result: (1) early shifts, slipping, and/or no detent downshifts; (2) low line pressure. They work but are too long for my liking and the cables come too far up the windshield. It is more than long enough. The bent steel tubing that the throttle cable passes through and enters the carb can move up and down in the cap that holds it to the carb. It's like they're too long. ProX throttle cables are made by OE suppliers to OEM specifications, and they offer more affordability. If you are changing the dimensions of the handlebars, more often than not, you will have to change the lengths of the cables and lines too. One big thing, I haven't added any grease to the cable, so I'm thinking I need to grease up the cable, the slide in the carb, inside the metal bend, and inside the plastic at the throttle where the cable touches it. We offer basic replacement throttle cables to restore proper throttle operation. Sometimes it takes a while to figure out just the right set-up, but in the end, it works out quite well. I ordered Motion Pro stainless steel clutch & throttle cables (R) to replace my stock C cables. That nut is almost completely unthreaded. ; Please note that any custom throttle cables that are ordered cannot … In the meantime I added a sleeve and some washers to shorten up the cable. Replaced my carburetor but the throttle cable tops are different. I bought a throttle cable bracket and went to attach the cable to the carb, and it's wayyyyyy too long. throttle cable too long by WOO » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:26 pm is it right that if the throttle cable is too long then you just cut off the soldered end and use s … Bought a TPI throttle cable, supposedly off of an '86 Firebird. The throttle cable is too long and the throttle body only opens up around 45 degrees. This is not as difficult of a task as it may seem. New lines and cables etc, etc. Quick question about the Throttle cable I have got it all connected and it seems to be around 4cm too long? Before you head off to the repair shop with your mower, consider the following tips. If you cannot find a throttle cable with the specifications that you require from our vast product selection, this CUSTOM guide will give you the opportunity to order a custom throttle control cable. My problem was the opposite of yours (69 GTX as well), my cable was too short....and it broke during break-in. ProX throttle cables are made by OE suppliers to OEM specifications, and they offer more affordability. Pull the cable back until all strands are inside the copper tube. 7. Stick the crimp on the end. Its for a Rover. Hey all, need some help. The cable is straight, then at the throttle the cable feeds through the bend in the plastic grip, then it feeds into the metal bend in the carb. The clutch cable is perfect fit but the throttle cables are long. Universal Throttle Cables "U Cut to Fit" stainlees steel inner cable construction 1/16 1x19 and "U Cut to Fit" outer housing with a High Density Polyethylene Liner for smooth operation and long life.Black Nylon housing or steel braided stainless are available in 24" and 48" lengths. this throttle cable is at least 6 inches too long or more. I've installed them on several projects, and they work well. I've got an 05 Road Glide and have added 12.5" bars. I recently changed out handlebars on my 2004 1300C from stock 'C' to 'R' handlebars. To fix this problem, cable adjustment is necessary. The throttle cable … Coonass here. Got the old one off but still can't get new one one. Of course it was. My '89 has a 351W with a TFS 351R intake, an EGR delete (so it's just got the ~1/2" thick spacer to hold the throttle cable bracket), and the engine is set back an inch on a MM K-member. Since then, the throttle has had so much slack in the cable that if I were to twist it all the way out, I can twist it back about a quarter turn before theres even any tension. I just did a manifold and carb swap on my 350. One of these considerations should be the motorcycle cable lengths and brake line lengths. Feed the cable through the small hole in the side of the copper tube. ProX throttle cables are made with pre-lubricated nylon inner sleeves, tightly-wound steel inner cables, and a flexible PVC outer jacket, which, combined, ensure smooth cable operation and long life. So, without the tiny cable collar, I soldered a small collar around the cable. I would use the stock bracket but it sits too low and the tv cable and throttle cable … Anyone know how to get the metal piece from the cable to fit the new cap? Cut the cable to size. When i pull it up, it's where i need it. Throttle Cable too long sir? Adjusting and replacing the throttle cable can be done at any level of mechanic skill. (duuur). So i've got 2 issues. Adams' Apple said: That will take some length out of the inner cable, but then you wouldn't have enough travel left to take the carb to full throttle (open). Use two cables. The original throttle cable will work. The length was good but the cable ferrule and cable sleeve were too long and prevented WOT. Actually the idle cable is the one giving me fits. NPD now offers a bracket advertised to work with Holley carbs. (its too long). It should be also said, Dont use this for fixing a brake or shift cable... Or a cable that sees a lot of pulling force. This is about 1/4" movement. '83 Caballero, 350/290 crate engine. The throttle is another story. I can't remember exactly, but I'd guess the throttle was on the passenger side of the old carb, and I only have to go straight forward on the driver's side. Smoke-um is right about the Edelbrock set-up. Everything is good but I cant adjust out the slack on the idel cable. If your mower's engine is idling too high or running at too high a speed, your problem may be the throttle cable. I'm gonna ask KS Power to send me a new one. I put a holley 4160 with the overdrive bracket on it and the throttle cable is way to long where i have to hook it up on the bracket. Seems to rev up OK, but would like the correct length cable if anyone knows what particular part number I need. Brake and clutch cables were easily enough, rerouted and feel like they will work correctly. This can also result in the opposite effect as well, in that the excess slack can create a delayed throttle return response. They probably cost about $.001. Damaged, frayed, or faulty throttle cables can be both an eyesore and a safety hazard. I tried moving the cables several times to no avail. An incorrectly adjusted TV cable. (B) If the cable is adjusted shore, or not hooked up at all, line pressure and shift points will rise and full throttle operation may not be possible. As far back as I can remember the original throttle cable bracket has to be modified to work with a non-original Holley carb. is this because the throttle cable is too long. Caterham suggest putting a big screwdriver in the end of the throttle pedal and bending it to suit. On the other hand, I have started from the handlebar throttle, make the connection where the pump & throttle go into the slide. 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