what cable is this

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what cable is this

Postby Luis_o_98 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:57 am

I feel like my cabs are not running right. I had them rebuild and synced in Jan. but my fuel mileage has gone way down and I can smell lots of fuel, in fact I reak of fuel when I'm done riding. I went and bought a carb sync gauge to check sync. today I went down to the garage to look at the bike to figure out where to hook up the vacuum hoses for the gauge and noticed one of the cables on the front carb was very loose. can someone tell me which cable I have shown in the pics
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Re: what cable is this

Postby navigator » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:43 am

Can't see the pictures, but on the front carb, the forward cable is the throttle, the rear cable is the sync.

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Re: what cable is this

Postby Luis_o_98 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:51 am

from that info its the sync cable. i noticed when the bike was running if pulled on the bike would rev up

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Re: what cable is this

Postby Designer » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:30 pm

Some pictures would help us help you alot better. I gave up on Photobucket when they changed their "policy" about third party hosting.

I now use this site....it's FREE! too!.. :rock:

https://postimages.org/
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Re: what cable is this

Postby Luis_o_98 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:43 pm

Designer wrote:Some pictures would help us help you alot better. I gave up on Photobucket when they changed their "policy" about third party hosting.

I now use this site....it's FREE! too!.. :rock:

https://postimages.org/


thanks for the link i fixed the pics

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Re: what cable is this

Postby Designer » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:02 pm

Good Deal! :clap: [space] And we see that Navigator is correct, it is the Carb Sync Cable. [emoji106]

And I see that the Lock Nut for the Adjuster is not tightened to the Adjuster Mounting Arm at all. This doesn't bode well for a well-tuned set of Carbs. :uhh:

And that your Cable has a slight Bend in it. (just to the Right of the Red Arrow in your First Picture). Since this adjustment is VERY sensitive, I would suggest you straighten out that little bend first.

And you definitely need to perform a Carb Synchronization.
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Re: what cable is this

Postby Luis_o_98 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:54 am

thanks for all the info. i guess this is what i get for taking my bike to a shop(though it did have great reviews) and not doing the work myself :bang:

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Re: what cable is this

Postby Herb » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:42 pm

Since the work was done at a shop, I would take it back and make them fix it right.

That is why you pay for work.
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Re: what cable is this

Postby Designer » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:34 am

Do point out that they didn't even tighten the Adjusting Barrel Lock Nut. That is CRITICAL.

It must be tightened if the adjustment is to be accurate and to last. (and the setting IS very sensitive,.... to even a mere 1/8th turn of the Adjusting Barrel.)
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