Cb500 clutch cable

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Cooper123
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Cb500 clutch cable

#1 Post by Cooper123 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:33 pm

Hi ive recently bought a 1998 Cb500. Unfortunately it wouldnt fit through my gate, so i raised the handlebars by 30mm which in turn put too much tension on the clutch cable. Ive adjusted the clutch cable right off and re-routed it, but there is still too much tension on it as there is no free play. All i need is for the cable to be an inch longer and it would be fine. Ive looked online and all i can find is standard cables. Has anyone experienced this before? Does anyone know of any slightly longer cables, maybe from a different model with the same connections that would fit? Thanks, Mark.

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Re: Cb500 clutch cable

#2 Post by mikestrivens » Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:22 pm

widen the gate possibly
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Re: Cb500 clutch cable

#3 Post by Speedy23 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:24 pm

Get in touch with Venhill cables.......they will be able to help.
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Re: Cb500 clutch cable

#4 Post by mikestrivens » Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:27 pm

Speedy23 wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:24 pm
Get in touch with Venhill cables.......they will be able to help.
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Bikes:
Triumph Tiger 800 XCx, 2015,
used to have Honda VFR800 & Harley Fatboy
Cars:
Mercedes SL500 R129 V8 (1999); Mercedes E320 W124 S6 (1995); Mercedes S600 W140 V12 (1995).