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Offline Ibby4585

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Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« on: November 24, 2020, 04:56:06 PM »
Could anyone tell me a source to get correct cables for my project that don't cost the earth. Cmsnl want £33 for pull and £28 for a pull cable. Silvers only has a pull cable in stock and I've just bought a set on Ebay listed for a 550 and they are incorrect.

Any info would be great.

I'm in the UK.

Kris

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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2020, 05:42:00 PM »
Check out Wemoto.

Just locked and they have some

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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2020, 06:46:51 PM »
The ones that I bought are from wemoto.


Would the cables from a cb500k0 73' fit they are in stock at Silvers?


Kris

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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2020, 06:48:21 PM »
Could anyone tell me a source to get correct cables for my project that don't cost the earth. Cmsnl want £33 for pull and £28 for a pull cable. Silvers only has a pull cable in stock and I've just bought a set on Ebay listed for a 550 and they are incorrect.

Any info would be great.

I'm in the UK.

Kris
I had the same issue - ordered ones from 4into1 (us). But they does not fit properly, wrong length of cable vs sleeve (bowden). Finally got used old ones from CB550F that fits perfect
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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2020, 07:04:27 PM »
Will have a hunt about.

Thats my exact problem, the inner cable  length is too long.

Kris

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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2020, 07:28:29 PM »
The 550F cables should be the same as the 500 as it uses the same carbs in principle. However the 550K3 used different carbs and I'm fairly sure the inner cables were longer as a result. The 550K1 uses the same type of carbs as the 550F/500 so I'm thinking Wemoto listed theirs as a 550K when in fact they meant 550K3 as none of the earlier K models came into the UK except as imports.
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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2020, 07:30:33 PM »
Cheers Oddjob, that would make sense i may take a punt on some 550f ones then from Silvers.

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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2020, 07:35:27 PM »
Silvers have both 550f1 supersport do they run the same carbs?

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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2020, 07:35:44 PM »
What about having the cable shortened? - https://www.carrotcycles.co.uk/custom-made-cables.html - probably expensive
or Wemoto - https://www.wemoto.com/bikes/honda/cb_500_(four)_k2/73 - think they give dimensions on the item discription
« Last Edit: November 24, 2020, 07:38:50 PM by philward »
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Re: Honda cb550k1 throttle cables with uk bars
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2020, 08:08:03 PM »
I checked the 500.

At Wemoto.

You need to send them back with an explanatory letter

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