Juan Cano
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      Juan Cano reacted to WP29P4A's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      I fought the same issue with a 73 Chevy Beauville van, it gets hard on the leg and foot muscles on a long drive. It's not nit picky in...
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      Juan Cano reacted to Vbb199's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      I want to say I had an eddy on an old carb truck I used to have. 350 sbc. It was sort of stiff in nature, I switched over to a holley in...
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      Juan Cano reacted to 82sbshortbed's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      This^ I had a stiff pedal too. And come to find out it was the bend between the carb and firewall. I straighten it out some by adjusting...
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano replied to the thread Hard accelerator pedal.
      NP! It seems that perhaps that is just how the Edelbrock carbs are, stiff. I should just be happy that the truck runs and shifts well...
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      Juan Cano reacted to SirRobyn0's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      That's ok, the one thing about text vs voice is it's not like we can hear the deflection in voice tone or the look on your face so...
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano replied to the thread Hard accelerator pedal.
      Yeah, maybe is just the way the eddy carbs operate and I am just being a cry baby, lol!!! Thanks for the post.
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano reacted to Grit dog's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      Eddy carb on our truck too. Throttle cable, kickdown cable and cruise all work smoothly, but the pedal pressure required seems...
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      Juan Cano reacted to Vbb199's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      If you got a sticking TV cable, you may wanna address that. That's no Bueno for the ol 700's life expectancy
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      Juan Cano reacted to WP29P4A's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      Are you opposed to using lubrication to improve your situation? Metal on metal does not move freely, lubrication is your friend. Most...
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano reacted to Ronno6's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      BTW....My carb was an Edelbrock,too........and there are no bushing kits for the base plate.........
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano reacted to 1lejohn's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      Mines the same way, it's a bugger to push on the gas pedal. I'm guessing my springs are to stiff. Yours look way to big. I have mine...
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano replied to the thread Hard accelerator pedal.
      Update: I replaced the vacuum cap, not with tape but a proper cap. I removed the throttle cable from the linkage and the cable moves...
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano replied to the thread Hard accelerator pedal.
      I wasn't being cynical, sorry if it came across that way. I replaced the vacuum cap!
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano reacted to SirRobyn0's post in the thread Hard accelerator pedal with Like Like.
      I'm not really sure what your trying to say, but there is an obvious crack in your vacuum cap / plug on the carb in the picture, and...
    • Juan Cano
      Juan Cano replied to the thread Hard accelerator pedal.
      Update: Fixed the vacuum plug. Also unhooked the accelerator cable from the carb, and it moves freely. It's more like the lever as it...
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