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1987 Yamaha Big Bear 350 Twist Throttle


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I have an older (1987) Yamaha Big Bear 350.  I have arthritis in my thumbs.  Is it possible to replace the accelerator with a motorcycle accelerator (ie. twisting the handgrip)?  This would be more comfortable for me due to the arthritis.

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Of course you can. You would need the throttle and the cable. I would check the length of the cable and buy one at the same size or longer. They also make adaptors for the thumb throttle. But to each their own. Just be careful after you switch.


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Thank you for the  information.  I am a novice rider, the quad was given to me, and was not aware of an adapter for the throttle.  I will have to look into that.  If you have any information on where to find one, it would be appreciated.  Thanks again.

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Amazon EBay Motosport to name a few. Just google throttle thumb extender and it will come up with a bunch of them. It’s an easier push from the thumb. I believe they also come with a palm drive. Just look around.


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