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Anyone looking to smooth out their throttle response, both while accelerating and decelerating, I can highly recommend the G2 Ergonomics Throttle Tamer. The simple reworking of the cam on the throttle tube removed the jerkiness of the throttle dramatically. I also purchased from them a pair of Domino Dakar Grips. Here are the product pics and the complete install (not much to see really).

 

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Not needed, just train your brain and spend the money on something that looks good. The grips are not a bad idea though.
 

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Can't agree with you on this...the elliptical lobe makes a real difference in the way the cable is pulled and released. Much more manageable/controllable throttle action, especially noticeable when riding off road. Obviously, personal preference, but I'm really glad I invested. Makes riding much more enjoyable.
 

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The link took me to Amazon, which,despite searching specifically for a Ducati Scrambler, advised that it would not fit a 2015 Classic -----!
Continued delicate throttle control obviously required.
 

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Ordered the exact same set 1 week ago at G2 Ergonomic in US. It arrived today and came as standard with a 600XX cam. Not sure if this will be the best or if I have to go for the 400 cam. Any expierence on that?


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Ordered the exact same set 1 week ago at G2 Ergonomic in US. It arrived today and came as standard with a 600XX cam. Not sure if this will be the best or if I have to go for the 400 cam. Any expierence on that?


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Don't know anything about the "400 cam" you mention. The one that came in the package was the one I used. What's the other one for? Jay
 

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Don't know anything about the "400 cam" you mention. The one that came in the package was the one I used. What's the other one for? Jay
I asked G2 about cams. The 400 cam is their "standard" cam suitable for lots of different bikes. The 600XX is their specific cam to suit the Ducati scrambler. It's the best one for us to fit.
 

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A little explanation from G2 regarding CAM numbers:

As a general rule, the lower the number, (the quicker your throttle opens to full power) and the higher the cam number, (the more control you’ll feel). Stock cam is 100. G2 cams are interchangeable with your existing G2 Throttle.

  • 025 CAM – Approximately 20% larger than stock*
  • 050 CAM – Approximately 10% larger than stock
  • 100 CAM – Approximately same size as stock.
  • 200 CAM – Approximately 10% smaller for first 1/2 of throttle rotation, then ramps to stock size.
  • 300 CAM – Approximately 15% smaller for first 1/2 of throttle rotation, then ramps to stock size.
  • 400 CAM – Approximately 20% smaller for first 1/2 of throttle rotation, then ramps to stock size.
  • 600 CAM – Approximately 30% smaller for first 1/2 of throttle rotation, then ramps to stock size. (This is the one they use for Ducati Scrambler)
The CAM is interchangeable with other other G2 CAM, som if you want a "faster" CAM for occasional conditions, you can change it.

I have just installed the G2 Throttle Tamer with the 600 CAM. It was easy and took about 20 min. incl. new grips. Superb quality in aluminium, exact fitment, works perfect and a is great improvement to throttle control.
 

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Here is the aluminum 600XX cam placed on top of the orginal white plastic cam:

Works like a charm! Very rewarding purchase.

Paul
 

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Did you find there's too much throttle cable slack? My adjuster is already turned to maximum. Did you adjust it from the throttle body end?

Did the Darkar grip fit over the ring on G2 throttle tamer?
 

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I had to adjust the throttle body end on mine. Think there are some bikes out there will slightly longer cables.
Hi there. Useful thread, thank you. I'm pretty new to my scrambler, but have also noticed the snatchy throttle. No, it's not a problem when riding on tarmac. But if you ride off-road, it's just just too jerky at low speeds. So I'm pretty interested in this low cost fix.

I just wanted to check: I have the ducati heated grips. Do you know if one can use the this product and the heated grips together?

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Do the heated grips come with a throttle tube, or just grips?
Not sure. I bought my /15 icon second hand, with grips and a few other mods already installed. They are the ducati grips so I suppose I could find that out somewhere. Be great if it all fits together.
 

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I ordered the Tamer. Yes, I can manage the throttle as is... but it requires special attention to do so. That seems like wasted concentration. If this helps me be smoother with my throttle inputs, that will only make me a better and safer rider. Seems like a no brainer...

Has anyone done an install guide (written or video)? I have not found one yet... I did watch G2's video that was done on a dirt bike, but any Scrambler specific advice would be appreciated.
 

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Installing the G2 Throttle Tamer on mine was a piece of cake, took five minutes.

- Tap the cam onto the drum
- Install the grip onto the drum
- remove the bar end cap (I had to use a pliers to gently wiggle it out of the bar after loosening the Allen bolt and tapping it in to release the wedge).
- Unscrew the cover on the throttle cable with the two small Philips head screws and set aside
- Remove the two 10mm bolts that hold the body of the throttle together.

The throttle comes apart when you do that, don't drop the pieces. Pull the cable end out of the drum, remove the drum from the bar.

- Slide the Throttle Tamer drum onto the bar and engage the end of the cable into the slot on the cam. Grease the cable end and free part of the cable lightly with white grease or petroleum jelly.
- Thread the two 10mm bolts back into the throttle halfs finger tight, then position the throttle such that it butts up against the brake master cylinder.
- Snug down the two 10mm bolts to lock the throttle into position. Be sure the end of the drum is a mm or two inboard of the end of the bar and moves freely.
- Guide the cable into its slot in the throttle assembly cover and refasten it with the two screws.
- Torque the two 10mm bolts to spec
- Test that the throttle turns smoothly and without resistance through its entire range, and snaps back as soon as you let it go.
- Replace the bar end cap and snug it.
- Test the throttle again as above.
- Check and adjust the throttle cable free play through the entire range of the steering. It must never go tight and always have a few mm of free play.

It took much much longer to write that than to actually do it. :D
 
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