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Old 11-15-2019, 08:06 AM
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Default "Lower Sitting" Throttle Plate for Predator 420

First thing first I have this throttle plate on my Predator 420.
https://www.gopowersports.com/arc-to...r-301cc-420cc/
Second, I am not using it for the throttle as I have a Mikuni on there but just really for looks and I wanted to mount a pulse pump to it. The problem I have is that the tank (custom frame and tank) is just a tad too close to the engine and a pulse pump will not fit.

Does anyone know of a throttle plate, or something for the top of the engine that will sit about an inch or so lower on the engine so that I can mount the pulse pump?

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Old 11-15-2019, 08:20 AM
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show us a pic of it mounted

but: you can make your own top plate...
get a piece of aluminium plate, lay it flat over the tank mounting tabs
drill to firmly locate it,
bend what you need to have bent, cut what needs to be cut;
be done.
and sure you can also use steel if you like

Since you need no throttle lever clearances you can have it follow the engines back spine

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PS I'd cut the tank tabs and skip the top plate tbh.. but that's just me
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Old 11-18-2019, 08:17 AM
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Normally I would totally make my own plate from spare steel I have laying around, but since my wife and I just moved to this property I have not had a chance to set up my work area and I kind of get impatient when it comes to toys .

Anywho here is the current plate and also my super duper professional drawing of what I was thinking of it looking like. While the idea of no plate is good I just prefer the looks of having something on there to cover the top of the engine, just personal preference.

While I am very impatient and ready to start assembling this project I may just have to put the brakes and and wait until I can set up my work area .
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