Hand Throttle

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Gregg Tracy
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Hand Throttle

#1 Post by Gregg Tracy » Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:59 am

Just wondered if the Hand Throttle cable can be replaced? Can the cable be removed from the knob? I didn't want to break anything so I thought I'd ask. Thanks for the help, Gregg

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Re: Hand Throttle

#2 Post by Will Scheidegger » Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:44 am

As far as I know you need to undo the cable at the other end where it is attached to the gas pedal. For this you will have to remove the carpet and legroom boards.
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Re: Hand Throttle

#3 Post by Bruce Baker » Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:59 am

Gregg Tracy wrote:Just wondered if the Hand Throttle cable can be replaced? Can the cable be removed from the knob? I didn't want to break anything so I thought I'd ask. Thanks for the help, Gregg
Yes, if the whole assembly is to be reconditioned you can take it apart after removal from the car. Please post again if that's your intent, but if you have a short wire and it extends below the sheath you can add a length of wire of the same diameter in various and creative ways.

I believe the topic has been posted in the past and archived, so a search may yield results.

Either way, Gregg, more info and details from you will generate better recommendations.

(Also, if you aren't aware, the small part with the two tiny set screws in Will's picture is a sliding stop for the range of the hand throttle, not a wire junction (union) connector.)
 

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Re: Hand Throttle

#4 Post by Barry Brisco » Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:25 am

Steve, see this article it may be helpful to you:

http://porsche356registry.org/resources ... e-faq.html

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