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Throttle Grip Slack? (not cable) - Is This Righ??

Discussion in 'General' started by mofaster, Oct 14, 2017.

  1. mofaster

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    So, I'm an idiot and I took apart the housing to take a peek inside at the run/off switch since I really have to push it several times and maneuver my thumb around to find the "sweet spot" for it to engage and start. Anyway, when I put everything back together, I was a little unsure on whether I had this slack in the throttle grip prior to removing. I'm losing my mind and can't remember, so I was hoping you guys could tell me if that looks right. If I did try to make it will no slack, that seems to bind up the throttle (stick), so I assume its ok the way it is...but, again, any insight is appreciated. Thanks!!

     
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    Hey..how do you know that? :willynilly:
     
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    a little slack is good, also a little in the cables is good.
    I always say " cut me a little slack"
     
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    Thank everyone for your input!
     
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    Slack in and out is good, just a little though just like you have, :old2: now slack in the cables is a whole different story! :oldnono: I had too much in my cables and the cable housing slipped out of the socket and the result was a stuck trottle! :oldeek: Yea that will get the heart rate up! :whoop::oldlaugh: I pulled in the clutch and snapped the throttle a few times and it went back in, :oldsmile: but lesson learned there, too much slack in the cable is not a good thing! :oldnono: Haha! :oldlaugh:
     
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    It sounds like something might be binding when you say if you tighten the screws it gets tight. You might want to take everything apart and check because the screws might come loose and leave the building.
     

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