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Old 6th October 2019
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Default Throttle play

Not sure if this is an issue or not .... but feels like it.
Recently changed the bars, all went smooth enough. 03 Hugger.
I cant remember if it was there before, but I feel there is excessive play in the throttle. I know how to tension and adjust the cables and I`m happy with that.
This a left / Right play. Not excess play in the twist.
Anything I can adjust or is it just a baggy H-D part?
Planning to change for a Biltwell Whiskey throttle in the future.
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I suspect what you're feeling is normal. There has to be some end play or you have a throttle that drags and can hang open.
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There has to be some end play or you have a throttle that drags and can hang open.
Appreciate that, might budge the throttle housing up a little more to check.
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You can move the switch housing a little further on the bar. Just make sure you don’t overdo it; you don’t want the grip rubbing on the end of the bar.
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