Throttle by Wire Extension

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by sprinklerfitter669, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. sprinklerfitter669

    sprinklerfitter669 Junior Member

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    I am going to be installing a set of new bars o n my 2010 RK.
    When i was at the dealer pricing the parts guy told me that i would have to have their techs adjust the computer because of extending the THB wire for resistance?
    I Talked to Hill Country customs, and they said you do not have to adjust?

    I also talked to several people with the same diferent opinions.

    Any body know if this is true, that if i extend the wire i have to have the computer adjusted?
     
  2. Hoople

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    Hill County Customs is correct.

    Think about it. If the "system" could really see the resistance in 6" of wire,, we would have much larger problems to deal with. All throttle by wire bikes would be throwing codes like crazy caused from connector resistance alone. (pin to pin)

    (Now of course use the same gauge wire for all 6 connections. That goes without saying. Make sure you also use the special fretting lube,,, not just di-electric grease. They are not the same)
     
  3. ahern25

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    You might consider looking at a company called Novel. They make wire extentions for TBW systems. They claim to be direct plug-ins with different lengths for your needs.
     
  4. sprinklerfitter669

    sprinklerfitter669 Junior Member

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    Thats what i thought.
    What is fretting lube? and where do you get it ?
     
  5. roughneck266

    roughneck266 New Member

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    If you can find Nyogel, its what we use here on the rig for our Variable Frequency drives. Best stuff we have ever found. I havent posted enough to submit a link. lol
     
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    HD Part No. 99861-02 - Nyogel 760G

    Die-electric grease is a Very broad term. Fretting lube is specific to the type of fretting your trying to reduce. Remember that this lube only reducing fretting and does not totally eliminate the problem.

    See all the different kinds here Nye Lubricants, Inc. - Products: NyoGel
     
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