Motorcycles are sometimes challenging to work on, owing to the minimal amount of movement and room to … New lines and cables etc, etc. Bought a TPI throttle cable, supposedly off of an '86 Firebird. The length was good but the cable ferrule and cable sleeve were too long and prevented WOT. is this because the throttle cable is too long. The throttle cable … To fix this problem, cable adjustment is necessary. Sometimes it takes a while to figure out just the right set-up, but in the end, it works out quite well. Quick question about the Throttle cable I have got it all connected and it seems to be around 4cm too long? 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 … My problem was the opposite of yours (69 GTX as well), my cable was too short....and it broke during break-in. Its for a Rover. 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. Smoke-um is right about the Edelbrock set-up. 7. You are going to have to cut and weld on the bracket to make it work. 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. Cut the cable to size. ProX throttle cables are made by OE suppliers to OEM specifications, and they offer more affordability. It requires the disc type cable. 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. (An advantage; installing to the throttle slide is now easier since you can do it with plenty of slack in the cable… Clean up the inside and outside of the tubing with fine sandpaper. '83 Caballero, 350/290 crate engine. 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. Feed the cable through ALL parts of the throttle assembly before attaching the stopper. I bought a throttle cable bracket and went to attach the cable to the carb, and it's wayyyyyy too long. I've got an 05 Road Glide and have added 12.5" bars. Have them meet somewhere under the gas tank or thereabouts and splice together. 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). Take off your throttle cable, completely, you need to know how much "Draw" you need for the throttle. Hey all, need some help. 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. 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. I converted my 1969 mustang 302 two barrel into a 4 barrel with an aluminum intake. Everything is good but I cant adjust out the slack on the idel cable. The original throttle cable will work. So, without the tiny cable collar, I soldered a small collar around the cable. 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. Caterham suggest putting a big screwdriver in the end of the throttle pedal and bending it to suit. (its too long). 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'm gonna ask KS Power to send me a new one. Hi all. They probably cost about $.001. This can also result in the opposite effect as well, in that the excess slack can create a delayed throttle return response. Got the throttle cable mess worked out, almost. Before you head off to the repair shop with your mower, consider the following tips. I had to cut an inch off of both so the cable … That nut is almost completely unthreaded. 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. I just did a manifold and carb swap on my 350. Damaged, frayed, or faulty throttle cables can be both an eyesore and a safety hazard. (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. The throttle is another story. They work but are too long for my liking and the cables come too far up the windshield. 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. 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. I ordered the Mancini throttle cable. If it’s time to swap out your old throttle cable, browse our massive selection of options from great brands. I've installed them on several projects, and they work well. One is attached to the throttle slide, the other is attached to the throttle handle. I would use the stock bracket but it sits too low and the tv cable and throttle cable … this throttle cable is at least 6 inches too long or more. (duuur). Anyone know how to get the metal piece from the cable to fit the new cap? The factory throttle cable is too long. Took off a retainer ring still won't fit. When i pull it up, it's where i need it. 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 … It's like they're too long. I ordered Motion Pro stainless steel clutch & throttle cables (R) to replace my stock C cables. (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. Tip 3: Fit the Stopper to the Cable. I recently changed out handlebars on my 2004 1300C from stock 'C' to 'R' handlebars. The cables are too long when routed between the forks. This is not as difficult of a task as it may seem. Feed the cable through the small hole in the side of the copper tube. Improper cable adjustment and slow acceleration response. The clutch cable is perfect fit but the throttle cables are long. An incorrectly adjusted TV cable. One of these considerations should be the motorcycle cable lengths and brake line lengths. 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. Seems to rev up OK, but would like the correct length cable if anyone knows what particular part number I need. 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. On the other hand, I have started from the handlebar throttle, make the connection where the pump & throttle go into the slide. If your mower's engine is idling too high or running at too high a speed, your problem may be the throttle cable. It suggests bending the top of the Throttle pedal, but I … Stick the crimp on the end. Throttle Cable too long sir? ; Please note that any custom throttle cables that are ordered cannot … 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. Crimp it close to the top, then cut the bottom half off. Coonass here. It is more than long enough. NPD now offers a bracket advertised to work with Holley carbs. 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. 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. Got the old one off but still can't get new one one. 1. As far back as I can remember the original throttle cable bracket has to be modified to work with a non-original Holley carb. Pull the cable back until all strands are inside the copper tube. Use two cables. I tried moving the cables several times to no avail. Of course it was. We offer basic replacement throttle cables to restore proper throttle operation. This is about 1/4" movement. The small brass collar that came with the carburetor snapped in half when I crimped the throttle cable with it. 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. So i've got 2 issues. 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. Then stick that mess back together and go peel out. ProX throttle cables are made by OE suppliers to OEM specifications, and they offer more affordability. 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. 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