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Old 05-21-2002, 23:18   #1 (permalink)
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Accellerator Cable???

Is it a common thing to brake the accellerator cable on our falcons? I broke a couple on my old xf, and the one on my XH is broken.

Anyhow I guess I'm askin if anyone knows a good way to prevent them from braking or to fix a broken one. No use buying a newie if its gonna brake too.

Here's a pic of what it looks like when its broken:



And here's a pic of how I temporarily fixed it. I've cut a strong hose down one side, slipped it over the cable and clamped it at both end of the brake. Only problem with this is as the engine bay temp increases the strength of the hose decreases, and it fails to work at 100%.



Any suggestions are welcome :s4
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Old 05-22-2002, 06:36   #2 (permalink)
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cost a bit dont thay the genuine ford ones last the longest.
next time you replace it cut sum hose down the middle
like you have and cover the cable from fire wall to carby
and rap it with tape should keep it cool.

might not look good but it lasts.
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Fit a Strut Brace and run the accelerator and cruise control cables along that with plastic ties. Takes them away from the heat and they last longer and you get better handling in the bargain.
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