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09 250f throttle adjustment question

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Bike is an 09 and the problem is the feel of the throttle. It seems like I have to turn it to far to get to WOT. This is my first 4t. I have many 2t. What is the second throttle cable for? Do you adjust both to remove play? Is there a throttle tube designed to turn less degrees and get WOT faster? I know I can grip it higher to start with b ut doesn't seem to work for me. I still find myself working my hand around it to get to WOT. Any ideas?

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You turn both of them to adjust play. There are two cables that go to the throttle. They adjust each cable.

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4-strokes generate a LOT more vacuum in the intake than 2-strokes. This can cause the slide to stick open in some rare instances.

That´s why it needs a cable to close the throttle. It´s for safety.

You can adjust either one, but the grip will feel funny if you have a half waffle grip that you only turn one way. Mmmmm, waffles....

Personally I don´t think the pull is too long, but some do, and there are G2 quick cams and similar products out there that shorten the pull.

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According to most I've read, it seems the return cable should be tight so the throttle snaps back, do you guys not agree?

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The tension on the wires will always be equal, since the cam doesn´t stop against the throttle housing like on a 2-stroke. If it did, the 2 wires would have to be of different lengths.

And it can not return faster or slower because of tension on the wires. That´s the return springs job.

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Yep 4strokes need more twist to open them up, but thats good, it gives you more throttle/traction control.

If you find you elbow on your knee at full throttle your holding the throttle wrong. Twist it like a screwdriver, it helps to keep those elbows up, try it:ride:

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