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Old 10-18-2010, 02:03 PM
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Well I not for sure if there is a right up about this with the 2nd gen rams 5.2 and 5.9 so I figured i would start one. I decide to buy a CAI the other day and wile installing it i notice something up at the throttle cable I had tons of slack. So i decided to test a theory. I put a rock the gas petal till it was smashed to the floor and notice the thottle body was only opening halfway.
So if you look at were the cable attached to the pedal you will notice you can pull all the slack through. I used a small cable clamp i got for 65 cents to take up the slack and hold it in place on the pedal. Now the throttle response is great and It actually gots a lot more power instead of only half. I also noticed it now down shifts when it needs to.
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:36 PM
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This is more of a repair than a mod since it's now working as it was originally intended.
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This is more of a repair than a mod since it's now working as it was originally intended.
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Ya and its a modification to the cable instead of replacing the cable.
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Did this on my old 94' Ranger. Works quite well. I used a zip-tie rather than a clamp.
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I will have to check out mine . Thanks .
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isn't there an adjuster nut that can adjust the tension on the cable?
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You would think there be an adjuster nut on the cable. Be checking mine in the morning.
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You would think there be an adjuster nut on the cable. Be checking mine in the morning.
I couldn't find 1 but a 2lb hammer will adjust the bracket nicely, also helps with down shifts!
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did it to mine this morning, it works!
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