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Dennis Harm 12-08-2020 08:40 AM

Rv14A throttle
 
Just wondering if anyone has had a stiff throttle movement the first 1/2 inch or so. I have the avstar fuel servo and Vans stock throttle cable. The stiffness is not in the cable as it was smooth before hooking up the throttle arm, thanks Dennis

Ron B. 12-08-2020 09:03 AM

Never noticed anything on mine. Do you feel it if you just move the arm by hand?

Dennis Harm 12-09-2020 07:17 AM

14 throttle
 
Hi Ron, removed the throttle cable and throttle arm moves free. Do you have the offset throttle arm or did you change it out to straight arm? Not sure if the offset arm would cause friction somehow. I know Tim Olsen changed his out to a straight arm. Thanks Dennis

Ron B. 12-09-2020 09:02 AM

I'm quite sure I used the arm Tim used but I have a poor memory. I have the cowl off because I'm doing the nose gear SB so I will have a look.

lr172 12-09-2020 10:47 AM

[quote=Dennis Harm;1483870]Hi Ron, removed the throttle cable and throttle arm moves free. /QUOTE]

Look for binding in the heim at idle position.

Dennis Harm 12-11-2020 08:33 AM

Throttle stiffness
 
Hi guys, have ordered the straight throttle arm from avstar and will see if that helps. lr172 what is heim . Iím assuming itís the mixture arm connected to the throttle arm. Thanks for the replyís, Dennis

Ron B. 12-11-2020 09:01 AM

Heim is the ball joint, make sure it can swivel around and doesn't bind.

Dennis Harm 01-02-2021 07:03 AM

Throttle arm
 
Just a update on the avstar throttle arm. Installed the straight arm I received from Avstar and it made a big difference. Movement is now smooth Thur out the travel on the throttle. Thanks Tim O for the part number and advice

Tmartin66 01-02-2021 08:31 AM

I'm having the same issue. Dennis, do you mind posting the part number you spoke of?

Dennis Harm 01-02-2021 08:09 PM

Throttle arm
 
Part # is AV2522004. You can order on Avstars web site.youíll also need a different bolt as you donít need the spacer any more. I tkink itís a An3-10 that fits.


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