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Old 05-16-2009, 07:24 PM
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i need to adjust my throttle cable im at about 80% thottle right now when i put it on the floor....any suggestions?
 
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I am not aware of any actual adjustment built into the cable. You could replace the throttle cable or you could try making some slit washers to put over the cable on the pedal end to space the cable. Get some small washers and cut one side with a pair of side cutters. Then squeeze them together so the ends are touching, but twist them slightly. This will give you a slight opening that you can get the cable into which you can bend back to make them stay on.
 
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I am not aware of any actual adjustment built into the cable. You could replace the throttle cable or you could try making some slit washers to put over the cable on the pedal end to space the cable. Get some small washers and cut one side with a pair of side cutters. Then squeeze them together so the ends are touching, but twist them slightly. This will give you a slight opening that you can get the cable into which you can bend back to make them stay on.
That works fine. i had to do that on my '80 stepside.
 
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:02 PM
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thanks guys it worked i have 100% throttle now!!
 
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Good to hear!
 
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