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Old 07-31-2014, 03:32 PM
Bigcat1911 Bigcat1911 is offline
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Just finished. It had about a half inch of slack so 3 small zip ties. Pretty good improvement on response
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Old 08-01-2014, 07:11 AM
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Just finished. It had about a half inch of slack so 3 small zip ties. Pretty good improvement on response
Sorry, I misunderstood, I thought you were going to replace the cable itself.
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Old 08-01-2014, 07:27 AM
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Sorry, I misunderstood, I thought you were going to replace the cable itself.
Im sorry i couldnt help ya then :/
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Old 08-01-2014, 08:53 AM
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Im sorry i couldnt help ya then :/
It's all good..I found a YouTube video on how to replace the cable.
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Old 08-20-2014, 10:36 PM
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I'd the green piece with the spring supposed to be loose or in the arm that is attached to the pedal? Mine is loose and others appear to be attached to the arm thanks.
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Old 08-22-2014, 05:12 AM
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A little loose to allow for thermal contraction/expansion. Take the plastic guard off under the hood and have someone else hold the gas pedal to the floor. Then manually see if the throttle is wide open under the hood. You want your adjustment to just barely achieve WOT or you'll just stretch the cable even more or worse yet you could end up adjusting the idle by having it too tight.
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Old 08-27-2014, 08:04 PM
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I literally just went outside at 10:50 pm with a flashlight, zip ties and cutters. My 94 has 111,500 miles on it and holy crap!! It's like a new car. I can get WOT now and boy does it get out of it's own way now!! Took 3 zip ties.
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Old 09-22-2014, 05:07 PM
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I just went outside and had a big zip-tie that did the trick! Almost might be too big for the spot, but it's an instant difference! The going is right when you touch the pedal, so that'll be something to get used to!

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Old 01-19-2016, 08:37 PM
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I have a lot of play in my throttle but it still goes to full throttle when it is pressed all the way, would it hurt if I did this mod? I don't know if I should do it if I can still achieve full throttle.
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Old 06-05-2016, 03:56 PM
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Default Re: How to: Throttle Cable mod

thanks for this-was able to get 2 zip ties on my 2000 ford ranger cable.Feels great!
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