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Post Post subject: Accelerator Cable
Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 05:15 AM
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The end of the throttle cable that hooks to the go pedal keeps coming unhooked. It's a "S" shaped metal end that pokes through the hole in blah blah blah you know what i'm talking about. Any fixes to keep it from popping out? Thanks

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Post Post subject: Re: Accelerator Cable
Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 05:40 AM
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Are you loosing tension on the cable? If not its likely your pedal getting a bit worn out. you can either try to bend the S shape a little sharper or maybe a dab of glue at the end of it to prevent it from slipping through...


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Post Post subject: Re: Accelerator Cable
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If you have a loose pedal it will do that too. I have found on the aftermarket roller pedals, you have to stick a thin flat washer in the groove with the pedal to keep it from flopping side to side. Putting in a flat washer tightens it up and keeps the cable from popping out.


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Post Post subject: Re: Accelerator Cable
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some have even drilled the hole out in the pedal and use a nut and bolt to hold the cable on. this is a bit more stable and you dont have to hook through the pedal arm then.


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