Removing excess slack makes throttle control easier to a degree. I can't wait to get her on the road again! 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. anyone have close up pictures of theres? 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. I simply … Too tight there can cause the throttle to bind. I thought I could, but after looking at the assembly, the cables look like they are continuous. How much slack is there in … makes no sense to me. There's no way to get enough slack to pull the cables from the slots in the throttle tube. Anyone else do this mod? Reply . have the same problem? you need about a credit card thickness in slack to make it work. That little white piece is a PITA to seat correctly, but once I do the throttle has about 20-30 degrees of slack. Friday, December 30th, 2011 AT 4:03 AM . This started suddenly. Premium Member. … Aug 11, 2011 78 0 7 Evansville, IN. An engine that is difficult to control or has an erratic idle may indicate that there is not enough throttle cable slack. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. texas tom Active Member. 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. 94 Mustang - Shaved, Slammed, Stroked & Supercharged. > > As I recall, the throttles stuck wide open, the springs in the > carburetors wouldn't close the slides. 1 Reply. Also will occasionally die on deceleration at lower speeds when rolling to a stop. The throttle turns about 1/8 or more and turns the AutoLube pump pulley quite a bit before the carb slide is lifted. If I was a betting man..wait I am..anyhow that would be my guess..good luck.. texas tom, Nov 22, 2011 #11. Too much slack in throttle idle cable? An engine that is difficult to control or has an erratic idle may indicate that there is not enough throttle cable slack. Discussion in 'Other Service and Maintenance' started by Sky Hook, Nov 20, 2011. Tungsten's 02 SE - Miata Turbo … If you worry about whisky throttle learn how to control clutch and throttle properly. Due to this my truck will not start. save. My throttle cable has too much slack on my 1998 Expedition Eddie Bauer. Too much on one side, adjust that side, too much on the other, adjust that side. What would cause that to happen and how do you repair it? Go to the throttle cable at the bars, remove the clip which holds both cables together (just to the left of the throttle). perfect, lets begin. hide. 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. The top cable on the carb is the pull cable, which adds throttle. You want to start by … 131 0 1. The double cable allows you to force the throttle shut. There should be a slight slack to allow a total shut off and a return to normal position without any binds in the cable. Again intermittent. This is the cause right here. btw i fixed the cocked part of the cable and i still have the problem??? And removing all the slack you can there doesn't make the throttle feel / … With the idle screw where you want it there are 2 other cable adjusters in line to take the slack out. I think this is a bonafide idea but … … throttle slack should be around 3-5 mm, too much slack and bike will be less "responsive". [span]So you have too much slack in your throttle cable that you want to get rid of it. Undo the lock nouts, … :dunno: Save Share. Be sure to reference the owner's manual of the model you're working on. > >too much to hold the throttle open. Blog | Mazda Miata MX-5 - TopMiata. 13 11 0. texas tom said: ↑ If I was a betting man..wait I am..anyhow that would be my … Often, the cable will loosen (have too much slack) and prevent the throttle plate from opening fully at WOT (wide open throttle). share. Yes. report. If the return spring on the throttle broke, or the shaft jammed, the throttle would be stuck open, without a way to shut it. Again.-- BMW K1100LT Ducati 750SS Yamaha XT600E Honda CB400F Then if you still have too much slack take it up from the adjuster by the throttle tube. Well this doesn't look too good. 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. Posted by 5 hours ago. Then I set the push cable, the one that closes the throttle. 13”, 15”, … J. jrp1588 Member. Like dfesmire99 said above, there must be some adjustment points in the cable to add/remove slack. The old carburetors had only one cable. 69 Mach 1 - Pro … Poor full throttle operation may be a sign that the throttle cable has too much slack. That cable length is set to give full throttle body opening when the pedal is to the floor. 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. This is a very common issue that late-model … Rx7 Auta Motorky Auta Auta Žihadla. A 1/16 inch amount is perfect. 8 8. comments. 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. Wondering if I can convert my dual throttle assembly to single cable assembly on my 97 xlh1200. 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 … It is those cables that you are adjusting to do the syncing as well, thus … This is a very common issue that late-model … Slammed. No. This could cause damage to the throttle body, the cable, brackets or the pedal itself. ENKEI RPF1-RS 28mm 15x8 Picture Courtesy Customer Greg Wright. 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. Do you have 5 minutes and a 10mm wrench? That closing cable is better if you leave a little slack in it. 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. If you take out too much slack the accelerator pedal will be putting extra pressure directly on the cable. More Enkei on Miata. If the throttle fails to open fully; it’s to the detriment of engine performance. Drivetrain Throttle cable: This is an important component to periodically check. 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. 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. You can take the cable off completely but the … Motor will intermittently die as you try to take off. 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. 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. 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. 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 … Loosening the two throttle cable nuts on the housing yields nothing in the way of cable slack. Hi All, Been having a puzzling situation on my bike. I would adjust the cables as much as possible by the throttle body. But if things are still sloppy and you are going to replace the throttle cable, first take a look at the throttle tube and … 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. 1 1. 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. So it seems to me that this slack robs me of enough cable ‘pull’ distance to open the carb slide all the way. You can adjust the cable at the carburetor too. I think you'd have to mash the pedal pretty dang hard to snap it. Your service or owner’s manual should provide all the pertinent cable … Under Construction. You unplug the stepper motors to keep the computer from messing with the idle and trying to fix things. 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. SPONSORED LINKS. CARADIODOC EXPERT; That will not prevent the engine from starting. You might have to go to the other end under the tank if there's still too much play. 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. 562 should … … I always set up the pull cable, the one that opens the throttle, first. 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. Check the length again with the engine off and the throttle wiide open. One cable is the pull, the other the "push". Pics would be very … 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. Opinions? … Sky Hook Member. When I pull the trigger, it barely moves the carb throttle because there is too much slack. When trying to connect the throttle cable to the carb, there is too much slack in the line. I have not yet adjusted my cable and that may be recommended to take out any slack and not stress the cable. Sep 14, 2011 #3 I did it, and I much prefer the new pedal feel. Thanks! theres simply too much slack in the cable, and i do not see how or where to zip tie. If the throttle fails to open fully; it’s to the detriment of engine performance. Do you. Mazda Miata. As mine is presently adjusted (assuming OEM) the sponginess of the rubber absorbs the pedal pressure but fully opens the cable. Dual to single throttle cable assembly. There should be no more than 1/8 inch slack in the throttle AND the clutch handle. I see there is a small slit underneath the housing, I assuming this where the carb cable came out of. As the ST and modern throttles are dual cable push-pull I take … A fuel injection bike has appx the same "slack as a carb bike. Poor full throttle operation may be a sign that the throttle cable has too much slack. We'll be replacing the throttle cable on this used CRF450R. I use usually 2-3 mm, bike must accelerate when I want to pretty instantly, not with the delay. 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). I wouldn't worry too much about replacing the cables, even though I know it is annoying having a sloppy throttle tube. I need someone to tell me exactly the points to adjust on the cables to accomplish this. 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. Dual to single throttle cable assembly. Did you install both cables when you reinstalled the carbs? Once the cables are seated on the carb side, I can tell that they are just too long on the throttle side. Way too much slack at the handlebar throttle also. Is anyone able to snap a few photos of theirs so I can compare or explain how it should be guided through. 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