Motion Pro Twist Throttle Conversion Kit

$39.99 - $102.99
$35.99 - $92.99
4.10 out of 5 stars
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Motion Pro Twist Throttle Conversion Kit
Motion Pro Twist Throttle Conversion Kit
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Motion Pro is dedicated to producing the most versatile, unique and durable products for professional and home use. Motion Pro tools are designed to be simple to use, yet durable enough to withstand the harshest conditions. One of their goals is to offer tools of convenience. Do it right the first time with Motion Pro Tools.

  • Converts thumb throttle to straight pull-type motorcycle throttle.
  • Kits are complete with throttle, cable and fittings if needed.
  • All kits are packaged with part numbers and applications.
  • Note: Image is for representation only, actual item may vary in appearance.
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Overall 5 out of 5 stars
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Dutch
Buy It!

Great Product. Bought it for a 2001 Honda 400EX. Ten times better then the thumb throttle! Takes some mechanical understanding to install. Took about an hour. Easy to adjust. Highly recommend.

Overall 1 out of 5 stars
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Location: Centerville, MO 63633, USA
katdoy
Not what I expected

I ordered this item because it said it would fit my vehicle, but, when we tried to put it on it had the wrong cable fitting so I am now stuck with something I cannot use!!!!!!

Overall 4 out of 5 stars
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ooot
Big Red!

Put this on a 3-wheeler, I thought the thumb throttle was idiotic, and it was also sticking. I picked up a kit that wasn't intended for my machine - think it was for a Kawasaki and on clearance - but it went on just fine and doesn't get jammed at WOT any more. The twist throttle has a quicker action than the thumb throttle did, was twitchy at first but it didn't take long to get use to. It helps if you don't ride with a death-grip, otherwise a twist throttle on a bike that doesn't lean when you turn can be sketchy.

Overall 5 out of 5 stars
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Karuga
Great conversion

The twist throttle allows one to use the manual transmission the way one is used to on a motorcycle. While some say it is more dangerous than a thumb throttle, the thumb control does not allow for a complete hand grip around the bar while pushing the thumb throttle. Now I can hold the grip better and control the quad as well as I control my dirtbike. It was a simple conversion as well.

Overall 5 out of 5 stars
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Location: Anchorage, AK, USA
AKmotorider
Amazing, Just What I Needed!

Everybody would always tell me to stay away from twist throttles on quads like the plague, and although I held off for some time, I finally gave in due to excessive thumb fatigue on my 06 YFZ450. Boy, was I glad I did! I have been using it for about 3 months now, and have had only one experience where an overshot jump caused me to unintentionally give it throttle. But the pros outweigh the cons. I no longer get thumb/hand fatigue, and I actually have much more control over the throttle than I used to. The only negative part of this was the installation. On the YFZ450, you have to override the TORS system, which is actually extremely simple (they include a little black plastic looped wire that plugs into the wire socket to mimic the throttle, effectively eliminating the TORS system), after the hour I spent trying to identify the terms used in the instructions. The instructions are not vague, however; they are very precise. But you have to know what the terms mean, otherwise it will take quite a while trying to figure it out. Of course, it is all personal preference, and the only way to find out is to try it. If you have never operated a twist throttle before, it will inevitably take some getting used to, but it is worth it.

Overall 5 out of 5 stars
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Location: north hills, ca
Berman
Good buy

Works exactly how it states and is very simple to install

Overall 5 out of 5 stars
Top 500 Contributor
Location: Escanaba, Michigan
Clinton
Best twist throttle out there.

Don't have to wrench your wrist to get to wot. Best twist throttle money can buy.

Overall 5 out of 5 stars
Location: Bonifay, Florida
A1988Chevy
Perfect

Just What I Needed And Was Easy To Install

Motion Pro Twist Throttle Conversion Kit
Overall 5 out of 5 stars
Location: Western PA
Powersportsenthusiast
Good quality product

Everything I expected from Motion Pro. I have purchased 4 twist throttles in the past and never had any trouble. I you think you might want to try a twist throttle on your quad, this is the way to go. Not too expensive, and can be reversed if not happy.

Overall 2 out of 5 stars
Location: asheboro, NC
nc300ex
Ok product

kind of annoying how i had to take off the gas tank to put it on, and also once i got it on and running it stuck wide open a couple of times wish i would of just kept the thumb throttle and avoided these problems

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Johnny22 2 months 29 days ago Location: Ohio, USA
Bought for my blaster an now my quad won't start?
I bought one of the motion pro twist throttle kits for my 2002 Yamaha blaster I hooked it up correctly to the instructions an now my quad won't start it's not getting spark an it ran right before I put it on an I look on line about a TORS eliminater? It didn't come with a looped wire that clips into place can u please give me some help I just wanna ride
MotoSport Staff Expert
2 months 29 days ago
MotoSportExpert
The purpose of theTHROTTLE OVERRIDE SYSTEM is to turn off the ignition if the carburetor slide sticks open in the throttle body. When the stock thumb throttle and carburetor top/switch assembly are removed, this system is disabled. When working on 1988-2001 models, the ignition system will also be disabled. The control box, located inside the front left fender, must be removed for the ignition system to work. When working on 2002 and later models it is not necessary to remove the control box, just unplug the lower electrical connector from the stock thumb throttle and loop together the two pin connecter where the stock thumb throttle attaches on the main wire harness or where the thumb throttle plugs into the CDI box. Either way, you are connecting the plug back in where it was disconnected from (One way to loop the connections is to use the last three inches of the thumb throttle lower connection attach the two wires together and plug back into the main harness). Cover all exposed wires and connector's with electrical tape. Or, use Motion Pro Switch Elimination Coupler Assembly part number 11-0040 and snap coupler directly into existing 2 pin connector where the thumb throttle was plugged into the main harness. THE THROTTLE OVERRIDE SYSTEM IS NOW DISABLED. I would recommend contacting Motion Pro directly at (650) 594-9600 or http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/contact/
Jojo 4 months 4 days ago Location: Va
Will I need new grips with this? If so, which do you recommend?
Expert MotoSport Staff
4 months 3 days ago
MotoSportExpert
Yes you would need grips for a twist throttle. http://www.motosport.com/search?textsearch=twist%20grips Also, feel free to give us a call at 888-676-8853 and we would be happy to help you out with your order.
Louie Over 7 months ago
Is this 1/4 turn or 1/2 turn?
Top 1 Contributor
Over 7 months ago
MotoSportExpert
The motion Pro kits for the 400ex are NOT listed as 1/4 kits. They would be like a stock dirtbike or as you mentioned 1/2 turn.
Randy Over 8 months ago Location: Melba, ID 83641, USA
I would like to convert my 2005 Arctic Cat 650 V-twin to a left hand twist throttle. Can I do this with this product?
I have no right arm so I need a left hand throttle.
MotoSport Staff Expert
Over 8 months ago
MotoSportExpert
No unfortunately there is not a twist throttle kit available for the 2005 Arctic Cat 650 V-twin.
suzkityreek Over 11 months ago
Will this work with a 1986 suzuki quadrunner lt125?
Expert MotoSport Staff
Over 11 months ago
MotoSportExpert
No, the motion pro twist throttle kit will not work on the 1986 Suzuki LT125 Quadrunner.
suzukirider428 Over 11 months ago
Would this kit fit on pro taper contour oversized 1 1/8th inch for my '88 250r quadracer?
MotoSport Staff Expert
Over 11 months ago
MotoSportExpert
Yes, this will fit your 1988 LT250R Quadrunner. The 1 1/8?? bars tapper down to 7/8 at the control area. This will fit the 7/8 or 1 1/8 bars.g so we can be sure to send you the correct throttle kit for your ATV.94-9600.X%;q%
david 1 year ago
Will it work on all years of yamaha blaster ?
Expert MotoSport Staff Top 1 Contributor
1 year ago
MotoSportGrantK
Yes, the kits are all the same for the Yamaha Blaster years 1988-2006.
Jake 1 year 4 months ago Location: West Valley City, UT, USA
Will this work on a 1999 Honda TRX400ex?
MotoSport Staff Expert
1 year 4 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
MotoSportRyanT
Yes, This Throttle Kit is designed to fit your Honda TRX400EX. Just be sure to correctly select the Year/Make/Model of your bike before ordering so we can be sure to send you the correct throttle kit for your ATV.
Moir 1 year 6 months ago Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, UK
My yfz 450 has the 1/4 turn grip , does this kit fit ? Cheers?
MotoSport Staff Expert
1 year 6 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
MotoSportRyanT
This kit would actually include the throttle housing, tube and grip. This would fit your Yamaha YFZ450 but I can not say for certain it would be able to be adapted to your existing 1/4 turn throttle set up.
Pedi 1 year 10 months ago Location: Charlotte, NC, USA
Will this work on a 01 Kawasaki bayou 220 and a 04 Kawasaki bayou 250?
MotoSport Staff
1 year 10 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
MotoSportExpert
Unfortunately this kit is not available for your 2001 or 2004 Bayou 250's. If you contact Motion Pro directly they may be able to create a custom kit to suit these applications. Motion Pro can be reached at (650) 594-9600.
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