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Old 07-11-2019, 05:52 PM
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Anyone know how to remove the throttle cable wheel off the skunk2 throttle body? I just got it and wanted to pre-emptively drill this hole to stop the throttle stickiness before I port anything on my squaretop.

I removed the 13mm nut that seems to be holding it on however the cable wheel won't budge, I have to be missing something obvious, right?


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Old 07-11-2019, 06:58 PM
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Just wiggle it back and forth it should come off. Mine was a little hard to remove too.

I recommend drilling a few holes, I drilled 3 and ended up using the middle all with even spacing and starting from the red dot you have pictured. Its a little tricky to get a throttle with good tension that closes properly. I also had to change the throttle cable tension a bit. I found with the cable tension adjusted to oem spec it would stick open when heat soaked.

Skip to 4:30 in this video and you can see it done if you don't believe me.
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Got it after a decent amount of wiggling

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