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I dont know if you guys have heard about this, searched and didnt find anything here but check out this site.

http://www.geocities.com/drewcoffey/Truck/throttle.htm

Made a big difference in both my bronco II and fullsize bronco!

Im sure the site will exceed its bandwith (or whatever the hell geocities says) so Ill explane it here.

Lift up gas pedal, so you can see the slack in the line.
Get a zip tie or two and attach them on the slack in the cable.
Clip off excess zip tie.
Done

Easy isnt it?
 

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BE VERY CARFULL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I did this 3 years ago and had to buy a new throttle cable 1 weeks later 100 miles from home.

What you really want to do is check to see how far the throttle is opened while someone else smashs the pedal. then add zip ties if you think you need them. If you add to many you can snap the cable in half

There you've all been warned!
 

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I didnt think about posting that. Mine only opened about 3/4 of full throttle(with the pedal mashed into the carpet) I have about 400-450 miles on mine so far without a problem, but I try to keep the rpms below 3000.
 

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DONT BE SUCH A PU$$Y FIREGUY!!!! :goodfinge

There, Your turn.
 

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Mrit said:
I didnt think about posting that. Mine only opened about 3/4 of full throttle(with the pedal mashed into the carpet) I have about 400-450 miles on mine so far without a problem, but I try to keep the rpms below 3000.
It's not the RPM's, but how hard to smash the pedal. I drive my truck like a stole it most of the time. So that 1 too many zip ties stressed the cable each time I nailed the pedal. My size 14 shoe beat the cable that last time.
 

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OK, my throttle cable doesn't look like that but you have peaked my interest becuase that looks like a mod I could actually afford right now.:shrug
 
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I bent the peddle up higher. Took the slack out of the cable. It works and I can brake and gas at the same time in those tricky offoad situations.:beer
 

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Fireguy50 said:

What you really want to do is check to see how far the throttle is opened while someone else smashs the pedal. then add zip ties if you think you need them. If you add to many you can snap the cable in half
This was my first ever mod, when I bought my first truck... a 79 toyota 4x4 LB. I was on the floor, held the pedal to the floor, and had a friend open the butterflies fully. I then pulled the slack out, and crimped on the 'nocks'(?), that you'd use on a hunting bow string. It was either that, or a lead weight from a fishing lure... the zip ties had never crossed my mind then :toothless
 

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There is some play up and down in my pedal but it sits on the cable so that it will pull the cable the second i put on the gas. So it looks that by adding zip ties would only move my pedal up and maybe make it possible to open the throttle more.
 
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