Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-20-2018, 04:48 PM   #1
Ensign
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 12
Default Vinyl refresh/throttle stick

Hi guys, couple of questions for you. I need suggestions.
I want to clean vinyl upholstery and since I am form Serbia I cant buy any specific product you suggest me but I can try to find something similar with the same base chemicals/ingredients. Can you tell me with what do you maintain you vinyl.
Next thing I wanted to ask is about shifter/throttle stick. It has a lot of play in it and you have to really push hard to engage/disengage from a gear and it is sometimes hard to feel when it is in neutral. Do you have any suggestions on how to fix that if it is possible at all. Like tighten some cables or clean it somehow. Thanks in advance.

1995 Maxum 1800 SB
__________________

MilosJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 09:49 PM   #2
Admiral
 
mmwjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Perry Hall, Maryland
Posts: 6,380
Default

I use Meguiars vinyl and rubber cleaner protectant.
__________________

__________________
Mike
mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 09:51 PM   #3
Admiral
 
mmwjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Perry Hall, Maryland
Posts: 6,380
Default

What model throttle control do you have? In most cases it will need to be replaced.
__________________
Mike
mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 09:55 PM   #4
Ensign
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 12
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mmwjr View Post
What model throttle control do you have? In most cases it will need to be replaced.
I think it is a quicksilver commander 3000.
MilosJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 10:02 PM   #5
Admiral
 
mmwjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Perry Hall, Maryland
Posts: 6,380
Default

Yes it is. I have the same model but slightly older and different looking. I have not had any issues but have read where others have had to replace due to what you are expiercing.
__________________
Mike
mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 10:06 PM   #6
Ensign
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 12
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mmwjr View Post
Yes it is. I have the same model but slightly older and different looking. I have not had any issues but have read where others have had to replace due to what you are expiercing.
I have read somewhere that it is common for cables to hurt the performance. I will open it, lube it and try to find the new cables or just clean and lube the old ones. I that doesnt fix it I will probably buy a new one. I just wanted to hear if anyone else had the similar experience to mine.
MilosJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 10:09 PM   #7
Admiral
 
mmwjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Perry Hall, Maryland
Posts: 6,380
Default

A cable issue is typically hard to shift or throttle up and down but not to cause play.
__________________
Mike
mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 10:11 PM   #8
Ensign
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 12
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mmwjr View Post
A cable issue is typically hard to shift or throttle up and down but not to cause play.
Well with play I can live with, its not that bad of an issue. But it is really hard to change gears and its not always clear what happened when you do because it doesnt click when put in neutral.
MilosJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 10:14 PM   #9
Admiral
 
mmwjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Perry Hall, Maryland
Posts: 6,380
Default

Try disconnecting the throttle cable from the carburetor and see if things change then disconnect the shift cable from the shift lever and see if it moves easier. If no improvement replace the cables, the part numbers are on their outer jackets.
__________________
Mike
mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 10:16 PM   #10
Ensign
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 12
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mmwjr View Post
Try disconnecting the throttle cable from the carburetor and see if things change then disconnect the shift cable from the shift lever and see if it moves easier. If no improvement replace the cables, the part numbers are on their outer jackets.
Had the same idea, thanks for the input.
__________________

MilosJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
maintenance, shifter, throttle, upholstery, vinyl

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.