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Re: [ST] argh! (was Re: Neutral problems )
- Subject: Re: [ST] argh! (was Re: Neutral problems )
- From: Paul Fox <pgf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 05 May 2001 08:51:19 -0400
> >but now that i'm going to get a new cable, i should probably get a slightly
> >longer one to better accomodate my risers, and maybe allow getting rid
> >of the 90 degree tubing bend down at the bottom -- i recall the archives
> Replace it with a cable from a Sprint ST. It's the fundamentally the same
> cable as the stock one on your RS. However, the housing is reversed and the
> metal tube with the bend in it is located at the handlebar, rather than at
> the engine end.
hi ken -- so is it the same length, overall, do you think? because i've
added gen-mars, the ST-bars, plus another inch of riser, i'm a little
worried about cable length issues. and does anyone know of a picture that
shows the left ST switchgear, so i can see how the metal tube works? it's
probably fine, but i'd hate to end up with a new clearance problem of some
> That condition means a slight re-routing of the cable, and you'll be able to
> see it through the "cheese grater" holes in the fairing. Big deal. At least
> it's no longer kinked, which is why yours broke. The additional strain of
> routing the cable up and down, around the big opening in the fairing is,
> IMHO, the leading cause of failure.
> If you look carefully at factory photos of the RS, the one where it's loaded
> up with all the accessories, it has this cable!
you must be talking about this one. i can't make out the cable in
it though -- too small.
> Ken M.
> '00 RS......In Spencer MA, where's it's cool as a cucumber.
see below. :-)
paul fox, pgf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (arlington, ma, where it's 56.1 degrees)
'oh-oh Sprint RS, '91 VX800, DoD #1462, AMA #545601
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