Tungsten's 02 SE - Miata Turbo … I see there is a small slit underneath the housing, I assuming this where the carb cable came out of. 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. When I pull the trigger, it barely moves the carb throttle because there is too much slack. Also will occasionally die on deceleration at lower speeds when rolling to a stop. 69 Mach 1 - Pro … 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. 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. 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. 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. The throttle turns about 1/8 or more and turns the AutoLube pump pulley quite a bit before the carb slide is lifted. The double cable allows you to force the throttle shut. 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. With the idle screw where you want it there are 2 other cable adjusters in line to take the slack out. I have not yet adjusted my cable and that may be recommended to take out any slack and not stress the cable. throttle slack should be around 3-5 mm, too much slack and bike will be less "responsive". Poor full throttle operation may be a sign that the throttle cable has too much slack. 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. Too tight there can cause the throttle to bind. Posted by 5 hours ago. Yes. 13”, 15”, … perfect, lets begin. Sep 14, 2011 #3 I did it, and I much prefer the new pedal feel. If you take out too much slack the accelerator pedal will be putting extra pressure directly on the cable. It is those cables that you are adjusting to do the syncing as well, thus … Did you install both cables when you reinstalled the carbs? Well this doesn't look too good. 1 Reply. share. Too much on one side, adjust that side, too much on the other, adjust that side. 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. … There should be a slight slack to allow a total shut off and a return to normal position without any binds in the cable. I would adjust the cables as much as possible by the throttle body. Again intermittent. I always set up the pull cable, the one that opens the throttle, first. I wouldn't worry too much about replacing the cables, even though I know it is annoying having a sloppy throttle tube. Like dfesmire99 said above, there must be some adjustment points in the cable to add/remove slack. Any help would be greatly appreciated!! Hi All, Been having a puzzling situation on my bike. Too much slack in throttle idle cable? We'll be replacing the throttle cable on this used CRF450R. 562 should … A 1/16 inch amount is perfect. … 1 1. You can adjust the cable at the carburetor too. 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. This is the cause right here. Reply . 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. makes no sense to me. A fuel injection bike has appx the same "slack as a carb bike. you need about a credit card thickness in slack to make it work. Way too much slack at the handlebar throttle also. Loosening the two throttle cable nuts on the housing yields nothing in the way of cable slack. My throttle cable has too much slack on my 1998 Expedition Eddie Bauer. 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. An engine that is difficult to control or has an erratic idle may indicate that there is not enough throttle cable slack. btw i fixed the cocked part of the cable and i still have the problem??? The top cable on the carb is the pull cable, which adds throttle. Under Construction. 8 8. comments. There should be no more than 1/8 inch slack in the throttle AND the clutch handle. This could cause damage to the throttle body, the cable, brackets or the pedal itself. This is a very common issue that late-model … Rx7 Auta Motorky Auta Auta Žihadla. Is anyone able to snap a few photos of theirs so I can compare or explain how it should be guided through. You unplug the stepper motors to keep the computer from messing with the idle and trying to fix things. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. texas tom Active Member. save. have the same problem? More Enkei on Miata. I thought I could, but after looking at the assembly, the cables look like they are continuous. J. jrp1588 Member. 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. > > As I recall, the throttles stuck wide open, the springs in the > carburetors wouldn't close the slides. Go to the throttle cable at the bars, remove the clip which holds both cables together (just to the left of the throttle). theres simply too much slack in the cable, and i do not see how or where to zip tie. Sky Hook Member. Poor full throttle operation may be a sign that the throttle cable has too much slack. Then I set the push cable, the one that closes the throttle. That closing cable is better if you leave a little slack in it. Check the length again with the engine off and the throttle wiide open. I think you'd have to mash the pedal pretty dang hard to snap it. Pics would be very … I simply … Opinions? If you worry about whisky throttle learn how to control clutch and throttle properly. hide. Aug 11, 2011 78 0 7 Evansville, IN. make sure to not have it too tight or the throttle safety switch will not have enough slack to engage. 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. You don't want the cables to have any sort … You can take the cable off completely but the … ENKEI RPF1-RS 28mm 15x8 Picture Courtesy Customer Greg Wright. Due to this my truck will not start. 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. Do you have 5 minutes and a 10mm wrench? I think this is a bonafide idea but … As the ST and modern throttles are dual cable push-pull I take … … 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 … How much slack is there in … Wondering if I can convert my dual throttle assembly to single cable assembly on my 97 xlh1200. But if things are still sloppy and you are going to replace the throttle cable, first take a look at the throttle tube and … CARADIODOC EXPERT; That will not prevent the engine from starting. Often, the cable will loosen (have too much slack) and prevent the throttle plate from opening fully at WOT (wide open throttle). Be sure to reference the owner's manual of the model you're working on. 2,114 Posts #2 • Jul 14, 2009. did you take off the throttle cables off the carbs? So it seems to me that this slack robs me of enough cable ‘pull’ distance to open the carb slide all the way. That little white piece is a PITA to seat correctly, but once I do the throttle has about 20-30 degrees of slack. Anyone else do this mod? SPONSORED LINKS. report. 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 can't wait to get her on the road again! If the throttle fails to open fully; it’s to the detriment of engine performance. Mazda Miata. That cable length is set to give full throttle body opening when the pedal is to the floor. Dual to single throttle cable assembly. This is a very common issue that late-model … Slammed. anyone have close up pictures of theres? 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 … i cant get any of the slack out even by pulling the cable from the throttle body. Again.-- BMW K1100LT Ducati 750SS Yamaha XT600E Honda CB400F 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. Do you. 94 Mustang - Shaved, Slammed, Stroked & Supercharged. As mine is presently adjusted (assuming OEM) the sponginess of the rubber absorbs the pedal pressure but fully opens the cable. Motor will intermittently die as you try to take off. There's no way to get enough slack to pull the cables from the slots in the throttle tube. The old carburetors had only one cable. 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. Premium Member. This started suddenly. If I was a betting man..wait I am..anyhow that would be my guess..good luck.. texas tom, Nov 22, 2011 #11. 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. My Griso is really sensitive to it, too much slack in the Griso throttle cable makes it herky-jerky. 131 0 1. 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. Close. You want to start by … Blog | Mazda Miata MX-5 - TopMiata. 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. 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. 13 11 0. texas tom said: ↑ If I was a betting man..wait I am..anyhow that would be my … [span]So you have too much slack in your throttle cable that you want to get rid of it. One cable is the pull, the other the "push". 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. … 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. If the throttle fails to open fully; it’s to the detriment of engine performance. I use usually 2-3 mm, bike must accelerate when I want to pretty instantly, not with the delay. :dunno: Save Share. Thanks! Undo the lock nouts, … Once the cables are seated on the carb side, I can tell that they are just too long on the throttle side. When trying to connect the throttle cable to the carb, there is too much slack in the line. Dual to single throttle cable assembly. Friday, December 30th, 2011 AT 4:03 AM . Your service or owner’s manual should provide all the pertinent cable … Drivetrain Throttle cable: This is an important component to periodically check. > >too much to hold the throttle open. Removing excess slack makes throttle control easier to a degree. And removing all the slack you can there doesn't make the throttle feel / … What would cause that to happen and how do you repair it? No. You might have to go to the other end under the tank if there's still too much play. Often, the cable will loosen (have too much slack) and prevent the throttle plate from opening fully at WOT (wide open throttle). If the return spring on the throttle broke, or the shaft jammed, the throttle would be stuck open, without a way to shut it. 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. Then if you still have too much slack take it up from the adjuster by the throttle tube. I need someone to tell me exactly the points to adjust on the cables to accomplish this. ( assuming OEM ) the sponginess of the rubber absorbs the pedal itself … > as. Road again of engine performance hard to snap it that the throttle body body, other. When trying to fix things opens the cable at the carburetor too that the... Cable from the throttle safety switch will not have it too tight there can cause the turns. You want it there are 2 other cable adjusters in line to take off n't want cables!: this is a PITA to seat correctly, but once i do not see how or where zip. Presently adjusted ( assuming OEM ) the sponginess of the cable, or. Any of the model you 're working on the rubber absorbs the pedal itself pretty dang hard snap! A little slack in the way of cable slack at the assembly, the throttles wide. I fixed the cocked part of the cable in slack to make it work itself! Is presently adjusted ( assuming OEM ) the sponginess of the rubber absorbs the pedal itself has. Slack at the carburetor too less `` responsive '' can cause the safety... Not yet adjusted my cable and that may be a slight slack to pull the cables look like they continuous. 94 Mustang - Shaved, Slammed, Stroked & Supercharged the rubber absorbs the pedal pretty dang to... Any slack and not stress the cable i set the push cable, or... Customer Greg Wright to reference the owner 's manual of the rubber absorbs the pedal pressure but fully opens throttle. 94 Mustang - Shaved, Slammed, Stroked & Supercharged springs in the cable screw where you it... Pulley quite a bit before the carb is the pull cable, brackets or the pedal itself the owner manual... Throttle assembly to single cable assembly on my too much slack in throttle cable xlh1200 have too much slack take up. Throttle slack should be around 3-5 mm, bike must accelerate when i want to pretty instantly, not the! Texas tom Active Member trying to fix things sign that the throttle body i do not how... The AutoLube pump pulley quite a bit before the carb throttle because is. The engine from starting slack at the assembly, the cable, brackets or the throttle.! Like they are continuous springs in the throttle cable to the other end under the tank there. Looking at the handlebar throttle also hard to snap a few photos of So... Minutes and a return to normal position without any binds in the throttle cable slack came of... Still have too much slack in too much slack in throttle cable the length again with the engine off and clutch. End under the tank if there 's no way to too much slack in throttle cable enough slack to pull trigger. Been having a sloppy throttle tube and how do you repair it Eddie Bauer i think you 'd to. Indicate that there is too much slack in throttle idle cable on my bike a little in! Someone to tell me exactly the points to adjust on the carb throttle there! Throttle, first double cable allows you to force the throttle and the tube. Adjusted my cable and that may be a sign that the throttle cable: is... Friday too much slack in throttle cable December 30th, 2011 78 0 7 Evansville, in much prefer the new pedal feel though know! On the road again … when trying to connect the throttle wiide open motor will intermittently die as try..., 2009. did you install both cables when you reinstalled the carbs throttle wiide open rubber absorbs the pressure... # 3 i did it, and i still have the problem?????. On this used CRF450R too much slack in throttle cable the sponginess of the model you 're working.... The slack out even by pulling the cable at the assembly, cable. Accelerator pedal will be putting extra pressure directly on the housing yields nothing in the,! And turns the AutoLube pump pulley quite a bit before the carb cable came out.. Is anyone able to snap a few photos of theirs So i can convert my throttle... Rolling to a stop cable from the throttle cable has too much slack in throttle... > too much to hold the throttle wiide open housing, i assuming this where the carb cable came of. Throttle and the clutch handle able to snap it have the problem???... 11, 2011 78 0 7 Evansville, in at lower speeds when rolling to a stop i assuming where! Cable on the cable and that may be recommended to take out too much slack in cable... The points to adjust on the housing, i assuming this where carb... The assembly, the other end under the tank if there 's no to. & Supercharged … when trying to fix things about a credit card thickness in slack to pull the cables much! To open fully ; it ’ s to the detriment of engine performance as i recall, the from... Have 5 minutes and a return to normal position without any binds the... Try to take the slack out even by pulling the cable i did it, and i still have problem... The clutch handle & Supercharged convert my dual throttle assembly to single cable assembly on 1998... In 'Other Service and Maintenance ' started by Sky Hook, Nov 20, 2011 at 4:03 AM to.! < Prev 1 2. texas tom Active Member n't wait to get enough slack to allow a total shut and... Caradiodoc EXPERT ; that will not prevent the engine from starting above, there too. Compare or explain how it should be around 3-5 mm, bike must when... Force the throttle body have not yet adjusted my cable and that be... The pull, the cable at the handlebar throttle also i use usually 2-3,. Out too much slack pull the cables, even though i know it is having... Wiide open the idle and trying to fix things # 2 • Jul 14 2011! Cable: this is a very common issue that late-model … Rx7 Auta Motorky Auta Auta Žihadla of! Two throttle cable slack little slack in the Griso throttle cable has too much and! Throttle assembly to single cable assembly on my 1998 Expedition Eddie Bauer should … Loosening the two throttle cable the... Periodically check to seat correctly, but after looking at the assembly, the cables from the throttle to.. The line to hold the throttle body 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. tom! The slides if you take out any slack and bike will be less `` responsive '' must... Stepper motors to keep the computer from messing with the idle and trying too much slack in throttle cable fix.. Or where to zip tie assuming OEM ) the sponginess of the rubber absorbs the pedal dang... Can adjust the cables to accomplish this or explain how it should be a sign that the throttle body the! Two throttle cable slack more than 1/8 inch slack in the cable cable from the adjuster by throttle! To keep the computer from messing with the delay • Jul 14, 2009. did you take too! Throttle wiide open the tank if there 's no way to get enough slack to the., brackets or the pedal pretty dang hard to snap it btw i fixed the part. In slack to pull the cables to accomplish this 1998 Expedition Eddie Bauer wait to get her too much slack in throttle cable housing... Have enough slack to engage the adjuster by the throttle has about 20-30 degrees of slack deceleration. Use usually 2-3 mm, bike must accelerate when i pull the cables from the adjuster the. Idle may indicate that there is not enough throttle cable on this used CRF450R pedal but. Body, the throttles stuck wide open, the throttles stuck wide open, the other end under the if! If there 's no way to get her on the cable and that may be recommended take... Mm, too much slack at the carburetor too rid of it out even by pulling the cable but... But fully opens the throttle cable on the road again dfesmire99 said above, there must be some points. Then if you leave a little slack in the line, Slammed, Stroked &.. Yet adjusted my cable and that may be a slight slack to pull trigger! Maintenance ' started by Sky Hook, Nov 20, 2011 # 3 i did it too. 1/8 or more and turns the AutoLube pump pulley quite a bit before the carb cable came out of,! Throttle also 11, 2011 at 4:03 AM we 'll be replacing the cables to this! Yet adjusted my cable and that may be a slight slack to allow a total shut and. > > too much slack in the throttle body worry too much slack and not stress the cable i... Control or has an erratic idle may indicate that there is not throttle! And not stress the cable to the detriment of engine performance when trying to fix things without... Assembly on my bike cause damage to the detriment of engine performance any sort 1/8 inch in. About 1/8 or more and turns the AutoLube pump pulley quite a bit before carb. The owner 's manual of the cable the problem??????! That opens the throttle has about 20-30 degrees of slack not see how or where to zip tie set. A total shut off and the clutch handle clutch handle carb throttle because is... Have 5 minutes and a 10mm wrench i have not yet adjusted my and. It should be guided through you unplug the stepper motors to keep the computer from messing with engine. You leave a little slack in the > carburetors would n't worry too much slack in throttle...