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1970 Karmann Ghia /accelerater cable replacement

I just rescued a 1970 Karmann Ghia convertable from salvage ,the problem is accelerater cable is broken ??? is that a bear to change /do I have to remove belly pan ???

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Congrats on a find.....even if there is bellypan cancer. The replacement is time consuming but not tough for even a novice mechanic. And by belly pan you mean the tunnel bottem plate? Only if you decide to replace the housing for the cable as well. There are aftermarket kits that allow you to attach the proper end to the cable after you push/thread it through an intact housing.

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