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Re: [Spridgets] Throttle linkage

To: Michael Rowe <mdrowe@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Throttle linkage
From: derf <derf247@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:52:50 -0500
Cc: Spridgets <spridgets@autox.team.net>
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Depends on the geometry of your pedal and cable travel.  You can measure
cable travel and travel of carb linkage through arc.
I'd start with longer radius and go from there.  As long as you get WOT and
return to stop, you should be good.

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:46 AM, Michael Rowe <mdrowe@optonline.net> wrote:

> OK.  I just took the carb into better light, and discovered that it has
> two cable grooves that can wrap clockwise or counter clockwise from
> different cable housing mounts.  But they have different radii, which will
>  give the throttle a different sensitivity and travel.  Any advice on the
> extent of that difference in practice and which would be preferred for a
> street car?  The small radius could make a really twitchy car.  I will
> check the travel of the cable to see if I actually have enough to use the
> larger radius.
> Michael Rowe
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