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Old 03-08-2006, 08:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So what exactly is EZ throttle and how does it make it easier on the hand??

-is it better for small hands (less angle to the lever)?
-does it make a big difference?
-how does it work?

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Old 03-08-2006, 09:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally posted by eddie jr@Mar 8 2006, 07:56 PM
So what exactly is EZ throttle and how does it make it easier on the hand??

-is it better for small hands (less angle to the lever)?
-does it make a big difference?
-how does it work?

thanks.
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The angle of the flipper is about the same but the flipper has a dual pivot point so it is much easier to pull for about the first half of the travel. Yes it makes a big difference, I put one on my old 500 for my wife and she really like it. For small hands it is easier to pull but if you are trying to pull 38mm carbs you still need a flipper with a big angle to get a full pull. My wife prefers the easy throttle to the throttle on my edge. Hope this helps.
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Old 03-08-2006, 11:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I would highly recommend it for small hands. I've heard it described as dual rate. It starts out very easy, using about half of the levers travel for about 1/4 of the total slide movement (more than enough for most trail). Then it crosses over to the higher rate, gets much stiffer, and the last half of the levers travel opens the slides the top 3/4 travel. If you are going to get one, make sure it's the right one for your carbs. One for 34's is not going to open a set of 38's all the way.....
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Old 03-08-2006, 11:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ok, thanks for the tips guys. My fiancee definitely had troubles with mine. I don't because of my bigger hands I guess. Although I think someone swapped it out originally because it was supposedly standard on my sled...weird?

So it doesn't affect performance in any way does it? You still get all the pick-up and top end you would otherwise have, correct?
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Brochure mistake, only came standard on the 03. Good for small hands, gives a false feel the sled has less power due to longer squeeze.
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<<<So it doesn't affect performance in any way does it? You still get all the pick-up and top end you would otherwise have, correct? >>>

Correct, you maintain 100% of the throttle range. No losses of any kind.
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:26 AM   #7 (permalink)
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i installed one, tried it a few times,didn't like the awkwardness of it, took it off and put it in the rest of the junk pile (thats the stuff that i wasted money on and will probably never use again)
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