Question about 2005 Harley Davidson FXSTD - FXSTDI Softail Deuce

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Replacement of Clutch, idle and throttle cables


Wish to replace the stock cables on 2005 Deuce with chrome wound cables and am looking for step by step guide to avoid any issues.

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  • endana6 Mar 01, 2009

    Hi G,

    Ended up buying a shop manual and have completed the exercise - thanks for input



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Your  gonna need to open the primary and take off the tranny cover, the end of the cabke connects to the ball and ramp assembly. you'll also need to take off both handle bar  grips.follow the origoanl routing.  i'd go ahead and drain yer tranny  and primary fluid firt. take alook at the ball and ramp assembly, are u with me soo far ? g

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If you wanna make sure everything is done to spec, you're gonna do best getting a Shop Manual for your model thru your nearest Harley dealer.
Throttle cable is fairly straight forward, the clutch is gonna be a little tricky. The manuals are easy to follow, and are worth the $50-60.00 price

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