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Old 31-03-2011
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similar to how i did mine

Originally Posted by Bigblu2smoke View Post
I tied it back to one of the screws on the top of the carb. Did the same at the top end though

Loks neater than my job too


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Old 02-04-2011
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done mine today.thanks for the tip.who would of thought? one of those must do simple things.
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Old 03-04-2011
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How do you do it at the carby end? I'll have to have a look when I get home. Is there a threaded section above the carb cap to wire onto?
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Old 03-04-2011
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This mod is worth it. I've had my bike lock on flat out in the mallee on three occasions. Lucky I always keep a finger in the clutch

I have thought about slipping some corrugated conduit over the cable as well for added protection.
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Old 03-04-2011
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One of the enduro racers I know reckons the cable pulled out of the top of the carby on a 300 on a hillside crash. The bloke unknowingly picked up the bike and clutch started it while rolling back down the hill resulting in a broken leg and a few other injuries. I did mine when I got home after hearing that.
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Happened a couple of times to me. Scary as hell

Wired the cable at both ends and no more problems
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Old 03-04-2011
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WOW ... when i first started reading this thread i thought it would be a waist of time , but now ive read all the replies it now sounds like a very smart thing to do... doin mine tmoz now cheers guys
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Old 03-04-2011
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Can anyone comment on the amount of turns per inch you should have when lockwiring correctly?
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Old 04-04-2011
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What sort of wire is it? Obviously something more ductile than what i have - it keeps snapping....
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I used the same wire as i use on my grips, Im not sure what gauge it is but it was the only one the bike shop had, so it must be the one everyone gets.
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