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Old 07-06-2008, 01:44 AM   #1
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for a laugh

So I am downtown just cruisin & break my throttle cable ... THE END!

Speacial thanks to DAVE for telling me about the string trick cause it saved my ass and got me home
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Old 07-06-2008, 12:10 PM   #2
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geez, if it wasn't for bad luck, you'd have no luck...

Do elaborate on the string trick!
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Old 07-06-2008, 01:19 PM   #3
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hooked the string on the part where it controls the butterfly valve and ran it outside to my driver window and gently pulled on it to get going and then used my cruise control to speed up and slow down
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Old 07-07-2008, 10:13 AM   #4
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LOL Masterful fix dude! Well done
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Old 07-07-2008, 10:33 AM   #5
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What kind of string did you use? DIY with pictures? I want to do the string-throttle mod.
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Old 07-07-2008, 01:58 PM   #6
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LOL Masterful fix dude! Well done

Actulay I can't take credit as it was dave who has mentioned this trick too me a week earlyer as he was in the same situation.... the worst part is befor it snaped the cable freyed a bit and stuck in the open postion and my car just red lined in the middle of downtown at 2 am ... very embarasing !


thanks again dave!
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:27 AM   #7
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LOL @ the best ghetto fix / mod ever. I want to break my cable just so I can 'drive-by-string'!!
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Old 07-08-2008, 11:16 AM   #8
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yeah that's a good weight reduction as well... Awsome, Drive by string lol I did that but I took my steering wheel off... and my wiper motor let go so I used string going out both windows...
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Old 07-08-2008, 12:03 PM   #9
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bahaha nice
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:35 AM   #10
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damn that suxz!

glad you could limp it home

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