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  Topic: Black is the new black... or, building my Tie Fighter.
Bobnotch

Replies: 206
Views: 12735

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:52 pm   Subject: Re: Black is the new black... or, building my Tie Fighter.
For years now I have made my own throttle cables from 1/16" Wire Rope.

https://usrigging.com/wire-rope-fittings-tools/wire-rope-cable/

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1791264.jpg
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  Topic: Black is the new black... or, building my Tie Fighter.
Max Welton

Replies: 206
Views: 12735

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:14 pm   Subject: Re: Black is the new black... or, building my Tie Fighter.
For years now I have made my own throttle cables from 1/16" Wire Rope.

https://usrigging.com/wire-rope-fittings-tools/wire-rope-cable/

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1791264.jpg
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  Topic: Carb barrel nut.
Max Welton

Replies: 16
Views: 460

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:31 pm   Subject: Re: Carb barrel nut.
If you make your own cable and cut to the length needed, just fold the end over like this:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1791458.jpg

Max
  Topic: Upgrading Throttle Cable
Max Welton

Replies: 19
Views: 720

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:33 pm   Subject: Re: Upgrading Throttle Cable
Likely Max added some grease to his loop and area before putting into actual operation.
I actually did not. My thought was that grease would just attract dirt down there. The car was a 12 month daily ...
 
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