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THROTTLELINKAGETOO LONG ONLY GET 25% THROW CAN iLOOP & TIE WRAP T-CABLE

CAN'TFIND CORRECT THROTTLE cablelerngth can I shorten by makinga 360 degree fixced loop

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You obviously have to buy the correct length &
install correctly

If a new part is not avail at a dealer- then try a used
one from salvage yard

Can not shorten or loop

Posted on Jan 19, 2013

  • rick_coan Jan 19, 2013

    configuration veryhard to find wenttodealerspart stores wreckingyards- what vehichcles e150 etc. already stripped

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2013

    The salvage yard has a computer system they can get it from across country if ness

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When throttle cable get worn or stretched has to be replaced.dealership can order you one.they dont cost that much.

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