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Old 02-12-2018, 12:18 AM   #26
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Re: Stiff Accelerator

Originally Posted by geezer#99 View Post
I suspect a combination of the cable hooked too close to the pivot point of the throttle plus the spring not in the right spot. Cable needs to be higher, spring lower.
You can buy a bolt on bracket to fix both those.

And thatís not a double pumper. Likely single feed vac secondary.
Thanks, I was skeptical of it being a dbl but Iím no professional. I appreciate the clarification! Also thanks for the link. That extension will soften up the pedal?
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Old 02-14-2018, 09:03 PM   #27
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Re: Stiff Accelerator

Moving the cable further from the pivot point will give it more leverage to work on opening the throttle and will require less effort at the peddle. Think of it like putting a cheater bar on your ratchet. You have more leverage with the cheater bar because you are further from the pivot point.

Make sure you keep two springs on the return, even of you do need to change them for lighter springs. There are two in case one breaks.
I can still count my vehicles on two hands.
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