Re: Hand throttle question for those who have one.
i installed a hand throttle on my YJ a few months ago, and have found it extrememly functional in its short existance on my rig. without on board air, welder, or any compressors, ive still found the extra bit of control a nice option.
recently, i was in my buddy's 84 Scrambler (aptly named Gus) in a nothern VT wheeling trip. his carb kept idling low, and it was cutting out. he was shifting the NP205 into neutral every time he wasnt accelerating, and it was a real pain in the arse to keep the RPMs high enough when in gear. he repeatedly exclaimed "man, i wish i had a manual throttle control" so, its useful...
good luck with that.