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  1. LMS Residential
    11-23-2013 06:31 AM - permalink
    Thanks for the reps Jim.
  2. 1985tullyhowell
    11-20-2013 02:06 PM - permalink
    sorry for the double post as soon as I posted the first one my computer and it froze so by time I reposted it reposted the first one too
  3. 1985tullyhowell
    11-20-2013 01:52 PM - permalink
    you know the piece that connects to the carb.(spring loaded telescoping connector that bolts to the manifold) it is bent(compressed ) if connected and binds the accelerator 1/4ish of travel at the pedal(the throttle on the carb moves freely , the cable worked flawless on the old carb

    how would I go about jerry rigging it (the cable connector end /spring part )
  4. 1985tullyhowell
    11-20-2013 01:03 PM - permalink
    the connector that connects the cable to the carb throttle with the spring ,is too long and kinks/bends to an angle ,the telescoping spring tensioner/ carb connecter thing ?

    and the first 1/4 inch of acceleration (foot pedal push) is stiff then it acts normal (take the cable off ,the throttle on the carb moves freely)

    the end just causes a bind then it works smoothly,so I do not know what to do in the first place baffled ?
  5. 1985tullyhowell
    11-15-2013 03:51 PM - permalink
    Jim, I have a question and can not get any straight answers .

    I got a new carb.( carter yf ) and ran into a slight issue ,

    this new carb. is a little bit taller than the old one, so the throttle/ accelerator cables is about half an inch too long ( just stretched?, or the plastic ball connector/ tensioner is too long) do I get a new cable,(original or ?) or modify this one?
  6. Ken Blythen
    11-10-2013 03:44 AM - permalink
    Thanks for the rep, Jim.
  7. Gary Lewis
    11-07-2013 06:14 PM - permalink
    I don't think it is too big of a problem. I put one on Dad's truck when I was having problems that turned out to be something else, although I don't remember what it was. But, it didn't make any difference so I left it on. And when I moved the engine to Rusty I moved the FPR over as well. However, I know a lot of people don't run them and don't seem to have any problems.
  8. Cubawashere
    11-05-2013 09:05 PM - permalink
    Thanks for the reps buddy!
  9. cmpd1781
    11-03-2013 11:34 AM - permalink
    Thanks for the reps. Important topic. Not picking on pits in this
  10. GIGGER
    11-03-2013 10:13 AM - permalink
    Yes that's what I meant, reinforcing plate....

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  • About ArdWrknTrk
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    EXTREME southwest CT
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    250,000 or more
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    Jim (AKA Princess Glitzhooter)
    '87 F-250
    460, 4V 0-80457s, Edelbrock Intake, Saginaw PS Pump, BW 1356 4x4, 4.10 10.25", 130A 3G Alt., PMGR starter, ZF-5, - Lil' Red Fraternity of Blue Max


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