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Old 06-19-2018, 06:41 PM
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Default Help with throttle cable

First go kart and i don't know jack. All i know is that the casing that holds the throttle cable in place while the gas pedal is being pushed has become detached, and now moves with the actual cable, so when you press the gas pedal nothing happens. What do I need to fix this?
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Old 06-19-2018, 07:15 PM
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What is that picture of ? Take a few steps back and retake it please. Can’t really tell anything. We do appreciate the close pics tho !
Old 06-20-2018, 07:36 AM
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From what I can see in the picture it seems that the casting is not clamped down to anything. Have the cable and car at te idle position and mark where the end of the casing is. At that point just make a spall clamp to hold the casing down that way only the cable inside moves.
Old 06-20-2018, 07:55 AM
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First thing to do is buy a real throttle cable. Those spring sleeve cables with the solid wire are not suitable for a gas pedal type throttle. They are for mowers and equipment that maintain constant throttle for a long time.

No matter what you do to it, you will never get smooth operation from that setup, unfortunately.
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