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Use PVC pipe to space the throttle away from the brake perch.
DIRT RIDER #86 Jan 1990 pg. 24

Quick method for lubricating a cable that will flush out the cable housing as well.
DIRT RIDER #91 Jun 1990 pg. 31

Temporary repair for a broken barrel on a clutch or brake cable.
DIRT RIDER #95 Oct 1990 pg. 95

Modify your clutch control to move the lever closer to the handlebar.
DIRT RIDER #95 Oct 1990 pg. 95

Modified cable adjuster allows more clutch lever adjustment.
DIRT RIDER #96 Nov 1990 pg. 25

Technique to force solvents through clutch and throttle cables to clean out buildup.
DIRT RIDER #127 Jun 1993 pg. 110

Changing the fulcrum point on a motorcycle lever by drilling a second hole will make the clutch easier to pull.
DIRT RIDER #135 Feb 1994 pg. 31

Tip on mounting a plastic drawer handle to a front number plate for use as a brake cable guide.
DIRT RIDER #135 Feb 1994 pg. 31

Tip on lubricating the twist throttle using dry graphite powder.
DIRT RIDER #138 May 1994 pg. 122

Tip on modifying lever perches so they can be adjusted and tightened by hand.
DIRT RIDER #139 Jun 1994 pg. 118

Tip on safety wiring your throttle cable to the throttle housing.
DIRT RIDER #140 Jul 1994 pg. 104

Tip to prevent sticking between the throttle grip and throttle housing.
DIRT RIDER #143 Oct 1994 pg. 35

How to make your pull controls work better.
DIRT RIDER #151 Jun 1995 pg. 28

Tip on changing the clutch lever pivot point to make it easier to operate.
DIRT RIDER #165 Aug 1996 pg. 128

Tip on using zip-ties to secure a cable or wiring harness a distance away from a frame tube or other solid object.
MOTORCYCLIST #1120 Aug 1990 pg. 86

Tip on lubricating the inside of a control cable using a turkey baster.
MOTORCYCLIST #1194 Oct 1996 pg. 72