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Do I need a special tap to thread a hole for a throttle cable?

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Bought a new throttle cable for an 87 Honda trx250.   It measures to be a 10mm.  When I went to the hardware store to buy the tap i took the cable with me for good measure and the employee helping me said "oh those have a special pitch and a regular 10mm tap wont work".   Is he correct??   Thanks

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You can check by taking a bolt and threading it on the nut (or vise versa) and from there you should be able to find the correct pitch.

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