cruise control adjustment? (mechanical on '84 1200I)

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cruise control adjustment? (mechanical on '84 1200I)

Postby brohamdetroit » Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:31 pm

is there a way to adjust the grep of the mechanical cruise control on a 84 1200I? it engages but slowly releases slowing the bike down.


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Re: cruise control adjustment? (mechanical on '84 1200I)

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:46 pm

The aftermarket throttle lock on my GL1100 has a hex screw on the back that you can use to tighten it up. I usually have to tighten it for colder weather, and loosen it for warmer weather. The sweet spot between "not holding enough when locked" and "holding when unlocked when it shouldn't" is pretty small, so it takes me a bit to get it just right.

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