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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 03, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
 
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I went from the stock two barrel carb to an edelbrock 750 and airgap. It looks like I am going to need a new throttle cable and bracket as well as a new kick down (turbo 350) cable.

I have seen the LoKar stuff but is there any other aftermarket options?

I would like to keep my stock gas pedal.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 03, 08:54 AM
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Are you running a throttle rod, or a cable? Cables were only on 6 cylinders, while the rod linkage was used for 8's. I can't tell by the photo on your website.

If you are using a cable, here's what I'm using for my engine. I'm using a 6 cylinder throttle cable, and I grabbed a accelerator pedal from a Nova at the junkyard (there's another one there right now). I then ordered Summit's cheap chrome throttle cable/kickdown bracket, and there we go. It's easy to adjust for full throttle, and is very smooth and takes up very little room. No expensive aftermarket parts necessary.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 03, 09:13 AM Thread Starter
 
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I am running the throttle rod now. I have been through my local junk yards and cant find any cars older than late 70's.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 03, 09:59 AM Thread Starter
 
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It looks like Edelbrock makes an adapter for 69 rod linkage cars. Part number EDL-8010 at Summit. It is $16.50 and would alow me to keep my stock linkage.

Does anyone run the stock linkage with this adaptor and have pics?
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