Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Kings Mountain, NC, USA
Re: Throttle Cables- Needed?
Old style, just like the ones on my 03.
I changed the pull to open the throttle this past winter as mine was sticking also. Sticking when applying throttle.
Changed only the open one, other one was just fine.
If you are going to lube it, use a lock lubricant that contains graphite. Will make it slick as can be.
Keep in mind that usually a cable that has a sticky spot or binds, very well may have a broken strand in it somewhere and will very shortly break and then you are done riding for a while.
Not bad to change, you will be pulling tupperware. I did mine with the fuel tank off and it was realativley easy, taped the end of the new one to the end of the old one and used it to pull it through/past the steering head.
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