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Re: handlebar measuring question

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Paola Zago wrote: Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:40 am unfortunately, the Part list shows 5 codes for the accelerator cable A, 5 codes for the B cable, and 8 codes for the clutch cable. how do i know the lengths? how do i know if they are long or short? Has anyone recently purchased these cables for the American handlebar and can you tell me what part numbers they bought? it's a nice dilemma
Paola
The part # on my clutch cable (aftermarket) is 02-0011 15 05 15 and the housing is 60"
Throttle cables are approx 51"
The brake hose from the master cylinder to the splitter valve is 18"
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hi 5 speeds, you were very kind to measure and give me the lengths of the various cables. now I have a good basis to start looking for the right sizes. Thank you so much
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Paola Zago wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:00 am hi 5 speeds, you were very kind to measure and give me the lengths of the various cables. now I have a good basis to start looking for the right sizes. Thank you so much
Paola (Italy)
anytime at all my friend. I looked on the throttle cables for a part # but all they had was "made in japan"
I got the brake lines from Raymond at Apex. Great guy to deal with, great product too. (brained stainless steel)
The 51" measurement is to the curve in the metal sleeve on the handlebar end
1982 1100 std.
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
2002 Shadow American Classic(sold)
1983 Shadow 500. (sold)
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)
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hi 5 speeds, thanks to the measurements you gave me, in England I found the clutch cable, the throttle cables and the left control block with the relative wiring. now I'm looking for the right control, with the right length of the wiring and then I can mount the high handlebar!
Thanks again.
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Paola Zago wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:57 am hi 5 speeds, thanks to the measurements you gave me, in England I found the clutch cable, the throttle cables and the left control block with the relative wiring. now I'm looking for the right control, with the right length of the wiring and then I can mount the high handlebar!
Thanks again.
Paola (Italy)
If you can't find one on your side of the pond..try Andy. I've bought quite a few parts from him. great to deal with. He doesn't have one listed on his web site but he has a lot of parts not listed and may have one.
https://www.straightwings.com/store/home.php
1982 1100 std.
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
2002 Shadow American Classic(sold)
1983 Shadow 500. (sold)
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)
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in the end I bought the American high handlebar of a 1976 Gl 1000 from Texas, but I did not buy the electrical blocks as they are different from the European models for the functioning of the lights. my mechanic said that he will stretch me the wires of the European wiring one by one, respecting the original colors of the cables, to bring them to the right length. in Holland I found the original long clutch cable, and in England I found the two throttle cables, not original, but of the right length. now I'm waiting for everything to arrive and then my mechanic has a day to change the handlebars
Thanks for the info.
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Paola Zago wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:21 am in the end I bought the American high handlebar of a 1976 Gl 1000 from Texas, but I did not buy the electrical blocks as they are different from the European models for the functioning of the lights. my mechanic said that he will stretch me the wires of the European wiring one by one, respecting the original colors of the cables, to bring them to the right length. in Holland I found the original long clutch cable, and in England I found the two throttle cables, not original, but of the right length. now I'm waiting for everything to arrive and then my mechanic has a day to change the handlebars
Thanks for the info.
Paola (Italy)
awesome...you will be in the wind soon
1982 1100 std.
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
2002 Shadow American Classic(sold)
1983 Shadow 500. (sold)
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)
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hi 5 speeds, thanks for the good wishes, but who knows when this damn covid will allow us to run! In Italy there is a curfew from 10 pm to 5 am, bars, pubs, restaurants are closed, you cannot leave your village, town or city except to go to work or for serious health reasons. . a real sadness. but never fear !!!
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Paola Zago wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:05 am hi 5 speeds, thanks for the good wishes, but who knows when this damn covid will allow us to run! In Italy there is a curfew from 10 pm to 5 am, bars, pubs, restaurants are closed, you cannot leave your village, town or city except to go to work or for serious health reasons. . a real sadness. but never fear !!!
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we don't have a curfew here but the border between here and the next province is closed for non residents unless you work there or have a medical appointment. Other than that I can go anywhere..as soon as it warms up a bit. lol
1982 1100 std.
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
2002 Shadow American Classic(sold)
1983 Shadow 500. (sold)
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)
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Re: handlebar measuring question

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always said that in America you are ahead of the rest of the world!
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