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Old 05-07-2009, 10:54 AM
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anyone done the zip tie trick yet? i dont know if this is common knowledge but there is slack in the gas pedal. this prevents the "flapper" in the throttle body from opening all the way. a few zip ties on the cable that runs off the gas pedel (under the dash) will take this slack out. Gains: more responsive, true "wide open throttle" when floored. this is a major free mod for the ranger! i can try and post pics if need be just let me know!!
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Old 05-07-2009, 11:18 AM
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Yep, cheap, easy, effective. Doesn't get better
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Old 05-07-2009, 11:22 AM
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pics are always welcome! i always forget about this one...
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Old 05-07-2009, 12:10 PM
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ya iv did it i could tell a diffents in it
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Old 05-07-2009, 08:17 PM
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PICS PLEASE! i'm always up for squeezing every ounce of power out of my truck, and hate loose gas pedals haha
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Old 05-16-2009, 04:19 PM
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i did it to my truck, but some trucks just dont need, it.

Check to make sure that it is really not opening all the way before adding zip ties.
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Old 05-17-2009, 10:23 PM
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The easiest way to tell if you need this done is to take off your intake connector from the throttle body and have someone push the gas pedal to the floor. If your butterfly opens all the way there is no need to add zip ties.
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Old 12-19-2010, 08:11 PM
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I Would appreciate some pictures of this great find,,,,,,Thank You
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Old 12-19-2010, 09:37 PM
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Throttle Cable Mod
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:30 PM
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will this work on a chevy?
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:33 PM
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it will work on anything.
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:34 PM
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doing it tmw then lol dad doesnt need to know haha
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:36 PM
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hell, he will probably be like wtf why is the truck so responsive
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:37 PM
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haha he doesnt drive it ..i do but its his....lol
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:38 PM
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ohh gotcha hahah
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