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post #1 of 3 Old Dec 7th, 2009, 12:18 pm Thread Starter
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Hard to twist throttle cable on K1200RS

I have just received delivery of a 2002 K1200RS that I bought on the internet. It is in great shape except that the throttle is very hard to twist. Is this normal or any ideas on a fix?
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post #2 of 3 Old Dec 7th, 2009, 1:42 pm
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Re: Hard to twist throttle cable on K1200RS

you need new throttle cables. It's a maintenance item on a bike that old.

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Re: Hard to twist throttle cable on K1200RS

The throttle return springs on these bikes are very strong.

You can reduce the strength of these springs using the procedure described here:

http://www.gunsmoke.com/motorcycling...ing/index.html


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