Re: Aluminum ZA50 starter caps for sale

Aaron Goldman /
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> Mike Boyd wrote:

> -------------------------------------------------------

> I was looking at this beautiful starter cap on my bike and a thought

> occurred to me. One of the irritating things about the ZA50 starter

> cable design is that you have to remove the cable from the starter lever

> in order to get enough slack to raise the starter cap to remove or

> adjust the starter where it attaches to the motor. Since the cable is

> pinched into the lever it is inevitably frayed when you do this.

> Sometimes if you solder the cable end right you can reuse it but a lot

> of times it's too frayed to reuse.

>

> This aluminum cap is much stronger than the stock plastic cap. Probably

> strong enough that a vertical channel could be cut down from top to

> bottom, just wide enough to allow the starter cable to be extracted if

> you popped the cable housing over the seat at the top of the cap.

>

> This channel would allow you to remove the cap without removing the

> cable from the starter lever, make adjustments, and pop it back into

> place...

>

> Thoughts?

I’ve made exactly what you’re describing on my 3D printer and even with shitty PLA they have been working fine. And that’s plastic, I’m 100% sure it will work here.

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