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trying to tighten throttle cable

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by GVY, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. Nov 18, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    GVY

    GVY [OP] All those moments will be lost in time

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    I have a 98 Tacoma and after 12 years of driving there's a lot of slack in the throttle cable. Is there a way to tighten it so that the slack in my gas pedal comes out?
     
  2. Nov 18, 2010 at 2:58 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    There are adjusting nuts on the pully at the throttle body. You can tighten one, and loosen the opposite, and it will remove the slack. You need to keep about 1/8" of slack in it.
     
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