442 Need help with gas pedal.

Jims442

Jims442

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Dec 2, 2019
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Hey everyone, This maybe a dumb question but here goes. My gas pedal takes a lot of force to accelerate and if you are just tooling around it takes a bit to keep it at a steady speed. Now I believe there's a way to adjust it I think? The car has a mild cam with a small blower and if you hit the pedal hard and fast the tires spin etc etc.. Is this something you do because of the blower and power it makes or could it be the personnel preference who set it up previously? This whole blower thing is new to me, but it's a blast to drive!! Ty Jim.
 
melloelky

melloelky

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how's the throttle cable look?does it have any sharp bends or is it tight? take a look at it see if it appears to be on the short side.
 
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I like to have one on the front side and one on the rear so the load on the bushing is equal ???

Those springs look pretty hefty - that kit comes with different size springs. The way your springs are attached to the throttle your really stretching those springs to get WOT.
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