Throttle Adjustment and rambling

1991 TOMOS TT-LX GOLDENBULLET /

Hi,

attached is a photo of the throttle.

It doesn't return/spring back when you release it.

Its sort of a cruise control feature.

But, I would like to repair it.

I've tried to use a screwdriver and a few drops of 3-in-1 oil to move the exposed spring? that is visible in the photo.

But, I have no idea which way to move it.

In general, without taking it apart and making a mess of it, can I fix it?

Also, replaced the spark plug with a Bosch B5HS, only .99 a the local auto parts store, cheapest of the bunch, and my TOMOS has been running great!

Also, read the posts about the bi-turbo muffler.

Bought this moped last month and it has a bi-turbo on it.

Since I never rode it with a stock muffler I have nothing to compare it too.

Easily attains 30 - 35 mph speed.

Will upgrade to the $22, 27 tooth front sprocket eventually.

Regards

mopedthrottle.jpg

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1991 TOMOS TT-LX GOLDENBULLET /

Does anyone have an answer to this question?

Re: Throttle Adjustment and rambling

1991 TOMOS TT-LX GOLDENBULLET wrote:

> I've tried to use a screwdriver and a few drops of 3-in-1 oil

> to move the exposed spring? that is visible in the photo.

> But, I have no idea which way to move it.

> In general, without taking it apart and making a mess of it,

> can I fix it?

I see no 'exposed spring' ... I have worked on Tomo's throttles (a little bit) and I don't remember any 'exposed spring'.

So I don't know what you are talking about .. or how you would 'move it'.

(but I could be wrong about a spring there)

Can you fix without taking it apart ?

I dunno ... have you had your magic wand tuned up lately ?

Will you make a mess of it ?

Sorry ... I am fresh out of "seeing into the future" visions.

.. maybe contact Madame Cleo for a 'reading' ??

You usually have to take things apart to fix'em.

..and it more than likely needs a new throttle cable installed.

(which is a pain in the A$$ for an experienced mechanic .. a rookie with little mechanical aptitude might just commit suicide during the attempt)

Oh, you remembered !

Reeperette /

You think Fred's normally cranky, ya shoulda seen him tryin to reset the throttle of the Blue Rocket that day.

It's a bitch royale to adjust it, or put a new cable in them things - was I you, I'd take a very small screwdriver, and...well...ok.

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I know, a pretty awful Ascii, but still....that second "line"...where the metal piece is kinda slipped out of the plastic throttle cover ?

Try prying that back away from the rest of the handlebar assembly, or perhaps loosen the assembly and move it a bit, cause it's probably rubbing, which is why it catches like that.

I'd also hit that spot with a little graphite, for good measure.

Worth a try, at least...but if the cables kinked, yer outta luck.

-R

did another one

actually ... I installed a new throttle cable on the Tomos of the kid who sold you yours ... a week ago .. thats why its fresh in my mind.

The designers of the things could have made it soooo much simpler ... if they had tried to.

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