Project---Split cable pull linkage

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Devastator » Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:31 am

Send me some dimensions dude.
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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Piledriver » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:35 pm

Devastator wrote:Send me some dimensions dude.
You have a PM.
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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Devastator » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:45 pm

Piledriver wrote:Devastator wrote:
Send me some dimensions dude.

You have a PM.
Gosh, and I didn't get you anything. :lol:
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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Piledriver » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:13 am

That's OK, I sucked and forgot to grab it today, so it happens tomorrow.
EDIT: Minis already made them.
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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Manny » Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:44 pm

1/4" spacers, longer studs on the heads, longer studs on the carb flange inboard locations and Pete's bracket fits with at least ten thou. to spare.

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Piledriver » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:02 pm

Manny wrote:1/4" spacers, longer studs on the heads, longer studs on the carb flange inboard locations and Pete's bracket fits with at least ten thou. to spare.

WOOT!

Now sync the carbs one more time and drive it like you mean it :lol:
(I suspect the former will go a lot smoother than you are used to, assuming you own a Snail)
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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Manny » Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:19 am

That was just the left side bracket as a trial fit. I now will patiently wait for the package to arrive so it will be a done deal.
The spacers required lots of trimming to make them fit, it was all worth the effort.

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Manny » Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:44 pm

Between work, sleep, etc. time is in short supply. Coming right along. I love instructions with pictures. Pete's kit is a work of art. Left side done. Everything is in the kit, properly labeled.
The spacers were a PITA to trim so they would fit. The long cable install without help, was a lot of work. How come this was not out sooner. How many hex bar linkages are there making bugs run like shinola?

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Piledriver » Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:39 pm

Manny wrote:...How many hex bar linkages are there making bugs run like shinola?
...all of them.
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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Manny » Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:53 pm

Sorry this took so long. Pete's the man! the bug runs a lot better now that all is working together in perfect harmony.
Installed rain hats that I had stored for at least a couple yrs.
Tomorrow, a cargo flight direct from Mexico City, is bringing my new floor pan. I don't know when I'll find the time and the space to swap my bent/twisted pan with a OEM one direct from the factory, but it shall be done eventually.
And.... got a hold of a "jet gauge" .....two idle lets were not the size stamped on them, and two (count them) main jets were also not sized as stamped.
Good thing I have lots of spares.
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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Steve Arndt » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:37 pm

Are you going to convert your new pan to IRS? They new pans all come as swing axle, correct?

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Manny » Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:22 am

Swing axle. It is what it is. I'm just getting the part now. I don't have the floor space it requires to engage the project at this time.
The pans are hard($$$) enough to get now and I'm looking ahead.
I'll report on the final cost of getting this thing home when I do.
Leaving for work now, be back tomorrow.

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Manny » Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:57 pm

I'm being forced to retire this month. Lost my FAA medical.
Now, I'll have time, not money.
Gathering all the bits and pieces for the floor pan switch.
Where do I find S/S cable 7x19 in a 1/16" dia.?
No doubt, new cables will be needed.

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by helowrench » Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:06 pm

Aircraft Spruce and Specialty comes to mind. It would be the quality you are accustomed to.
Motorcycle shop would be my next choice.

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Re: Project---Split cable pull linkage

Post by Manny » Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:18 pm

Yes, Aircraft Spruce carries the cable in a 7X7 strand, the leftover piece from the original install is a 7X19 beauty.
Maybe Pete will read this and chime in.
It's a work of art, when the ferrule is attached to the cable end, if there is any tail ( not flush ) it's a bear to remove from the pulleys.
This cable system solved all my problems with my Dells.

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