Re: [DML] throttle cable replacement
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Re: [DML] throttle cable replacement



Thanks, Marc!

What I was wondering was: is the throttle cable inside a single
sheath, or was there a join somewhere that would screw me up? As I
don't have the manuals with me I do not know the exact routing of the
cable, hence I didn't know if simply shoving it one end and waiting
for it to come out the other would be easy enough for me to do on my
own. I will simply buy the longest throttle cable I can find and snip
it where appropriate. (My Jewish girlfriend could probably make a joke
there, but I won't.)

As for anyone hating me, I was being sarcastic, albeit not
successfully -- probably because I was in a state of half-panic -- I
have to hit the road tomorrow, otherwise I won't be at work on time
Wednesday. :P Actually, anyone who has commented on the fact that I
put a carburetor on the car has been very polite about it. I suppose I
get the same sort of comments about being stupid enough to buy an
automatic since I will get "no performance,"  et cetera -- most of
them from people who seemed to be just ribbing me friendly-like. My
car looked so bad that I didn't put it inside at DCS, besides which I
was a day late because the conversion was rained out on Wednesday
among other complications, so probably the few people I know didn't
even know I was there anyhow. James Espey said that I "should have
known better than to listen to Bill Robertson." -- I don't know what
he meant by that, but I doubt a vendor would ever say such a thing
mean-spiritedly. Rick Gendreau looked at my car and thought it was
maybe a decent job for having been done in an hour and a half. I will
be able to clean it up fairly well over the next couple of years,
although I am not really a "car show" person so I may or may not be at
another DCS in the future. Time will tell.

Thanks for the throttle help! If it can be done on the side of the
road, then it can be done swiftly by myself before I hit the road
tomorrow, which is what I needed to know!

Cheers,
Farrar Hudkins
#2613

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> See what happens when you install a Carburator??  LOL!!
>
> A job I have never done..  But I have heard it done "on the road" so it cant
> be that bad...
>
> Why would ANYONE hate you?
>
> --- On Mon, 6/16/08, Farrar Hudkins <fhudkins@xxxxxxxxx> wrote
>
> I realise everyone on this list probably hates me now, but I need some
> help with my throttle cable. I frigged up the end and now I have to
> install a new one. I am out of town right now and need to know if this
> is simple or not, because I have no one to help me and I do not have
> my usual tools.

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